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Militias in western Libya fought forces under rival army commander Khalifa Haftar on Friday, capturing 100 of his soldiers and waging an airstrike on one of his positions a day after he declared an offensive to seize Tripoli, the capital of the oil-rich nation.
Human rights organisations have criticised Malaysian authorities for detaining four Egyptians critical of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with the intention of returning them to Egypt.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to "someone like him".
The Sudanese army issued a statement saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of mass protests demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir's near 30-year rule.
The Muslim Brotherhood has called for the establishment of a united Egyptian opposition group abroad to help regain control of the country after a military coup in July 2013 put Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in power.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has said protesters in the country are trying to imitate the 2011 Arab Spring and blamed unidentified outside groups for trying to destabilise the region.
Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States would withdraw its troops from Syria while continuing to finish the battle against ISIL.
Egypt's president has told a US broadcaster his country and Israel are cooperating against armed groups in the Sinai Peninsula, a potentially damaging acknowledgment that could explain a request that the network not air the interview.
The Egyptian government has demanded that CBS should not air an interview with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi that he gave to the US network's investigative news programme, "60 Minutes".
Two former Egyptian presidents have appeared in the same Cairo courtroom with Hosni Mubarak testifying in the retrial of his successor Mohamed Morsi on mass jailbreak charges.
International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more than 100 high-potential start-ups to participate in a new initiative designed to spur innovation and job creation across the African continent.
The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for media freedom, has written to Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, requesting him to provide details about the current situation of jailed journalists Mahmoud Abu Zeid and Ismail Alexandrani and to ensure their release.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is due to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Sharm el-Sheikh where they are expected to discuss Palestinian reconciliation and the situation in Gaza.
US President Donald Trump reportedly mocked Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and referred to him as a "f***ing killer", according to investigative journalist Bob Woodward.
A senior official from the Egypt Football Association (EFA) has reportedly made a veiled threat against the family of Mohamed Salah after the Liverpool striker blamed the footballing body for Egypt's disastrous World Cup campaign.
A Lebanese tourist who was arrested last month for posting a video on Facebook complaining about sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt, was sentenced to eight years in prison by a Cairo court on Saturday, her lawyer said.
An Egyptian court has delayed a final ruling in a case against 739 people involved in a 2013 sit-in protest that was violently broken up by security forces, one of the bloodiest events in Egypt's recent history.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
A 40-year-old labourer, Sani Ibrahim, was on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina Prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter.
Participants at a Strategic Session on Advocacy for President’s assent to the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the NASC Bill to enable farmers to have access to quality seeds.
Victoria Obaze, a Nigerian from Imo State, made history on Wednesday after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom.
A Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi-Lagos, on Monday, ordered the immediate release of a driver, Jones Ofori, also known as James Ofori, who has been in prison custody since 2013 without trial.
Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins later this month.