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Cholera – 59 Confirmed, 26 Negative Cases Among 172 Patients Hospitalized Since August 7th

Cholera – 59 Confirmed, 26 Negative Cases Among 172 Patients Hospitalized Since August 7th

Algiers — The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform underlined that out of the 172 hospitalized patients since August 7th, a total of 59 cases of cholera have been confirmed and 26 cases were negative until 27 August 2018, according to a ministerial communiqué. The distribution of confirmed cases by province are as follows: […]

Outcry inMorocco after ‘girl is raped, tattooed with swastikas’

Outcry inMorocco after ‘girl is raped, tattooed with swastikas’

Anger has erupted in Morocco after local media reported a 17-year-old girl was abducted, tortured and gang-raped by a criminal gang, whose members also forcibly tattooed her body. More than 12,000 people had signed a petition by early Monday demanding the government of King Mohammed VI provide the girl with urgent medical and psychological care […]

Dozens of cases of cholera confirmed in Algeria

Dozens of cases of cholera confirmed in Algeria

Dozens of cases of cholera have been reported in Algiers since mid-August. Health authorities, who spoke initially of gastroenteritis, are accused of trying to hide the information from the public. Forty-one cases have been confirmed in Algiers and its surrounding areas, announced the health minister in a press conference on August 23. One of the […]

Militias force nearly 2,000 to leave Libyan capital’s largest shelter for internally-displaced: UNHCR

Militias force nearly 2,000 to leave Libyan capital’s largest shelter for internally-displaced: UNHCR

Libyan militias have forced nearly 2,000 people from an ethnic minority likely targeted for their alleged links to the former Gadaffi Government, to flee long-established shelters in the capital Tripoli, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday. In an appeal for the human rights of families originally from the city of Tawergha to be […]

‘Absolute Confidence’ Youth Will Bring Change – Senior U.S. Africa Official Tibor Nagy

‘Absolute Confidence’ Youth Will Bring Change – Senior U.S. Africa Official Tibor Nagy

Washington, DC — In one of his first public engagements as the Trump administration’s top State Department person on Africa policy, Tibor Nagy addressed the African Diaspora Youth Leaders Summit. The gathering joined Mandela Washington Fellows – a centerpiece of the Young African Leaders Initiative (Yali) – with counterparts from the Diaspora. Yali was launched […]

Viral Video Lands Liverpool Striker Mohamed Salah in Hot Water

Viral Video Lands Liverpool Striker Mohamed Salah in Hot Water

Liverpool FC has referred a video allegedly depicting star player Mohamed Salah texting while driving to the Merseyside Police, The Independent reports. In the video, which was spread on Twitter, Salah appears to be using his phone while in his white Mercedes-Benz and surrounded by fans, whom he pointedly ignores. One fan can be heard […]

Gaddafi’s widow files complaint to UN over son’s detention

Gaddafi’s widow files complaint to UN over son’s detention

The widow of former Libyan president, Muammar Gaddafi, has filed a complaint to the Geneva-based Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) against the imprisonment of her son, Saadi, despite his acquittal by a Libyan appeals court in a murder case. The Gaddafi family’s lawyer Khaled Zaidi told the Alarabiya.net that […]

Egypt postpones trial of 292 defendants accused of targeting Sisi

Egypt postpones trial of 292 defendants accused of targeting Sisi

An Egyptian military court has adjourned until 15 August a trial held for 292 defendants who are accused of taking part in an attempt to assassinate President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and former Saudi crown prince Mohammad Bin Nayef. Prosecutors also charged the defendants with murdering three judges in the North Sinai city of Arish and […]

Egyptian diplomat accused of ‘attempting to overthrow the incumbent regime’

Egyptian diplomat accused of ‘attempting to overthrow the incumbent regime’

Some lawyers have filed a complaint against the Egyptian ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, accusing him of “attempting to overthrow the incumbent regime and deliberately inciting the public,” local media reported yesterday. Marzouk was also accused of “insulting the Egyptian judiciary,” which is being represented by Hanafi Jibali the president of the country’s Supreme Constitutional Court. The […]

Egypt to release 1,118 prisoners following presidential pardon

Egypt to release 1,118 prisoners following presidential pardon

Egyptian authorities today announced the release of 1,188 prisoners after a presidential pardon was issued for the second time in a week. It is unknown whether any of those released were being held on political grounds, however, the Ministry of the Interior said 395 inmates were to be released as a result of the pardon […]

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