LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt’s authorities on Saturday revealed artifacts and a linen-wrapped mummified body, possibly that of a top official, from two tombs that were discovered two decades ago in the Nile city of Luxor but had not been fully unexplored.
TRIPOLI - The head of Libya’s U.N.-backed government held a rare meeting on Saturday with the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the governor of Tripoli’s central bank to discuss funding to raise oil production.
NAIROBI - Lecturers in Kenya’s public universities ended a strike on Saturday after reaching agreement with the government over pay and other issues, according to a statement from their union.
TRIPOLI - Italian Minister of Interior Marco Minniti said on Saturday that European countries will next week provide Libya with 35 million euros (41.18 million U.S. dollars) to support southern security.
RABAT - Morocco and Chinese BYD electric vehicle maker signed on Saturday an agreement to open a factory in Morocco to build battery-powered cars, official MAP news agency reported.
KAMPALA, - The Ugandan military on Saturday condemned the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) attack on UN peacekeepers in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that left at least 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers dead.
TUNIS - Thousands of Tunisians protested in several cities on Thursday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and decision to move the U.S. Embassy there, residents said.
KAMPALA - Uganda said on Friday it had successfully contained an outbreak of the Marburg virus, a highly infectious haemorrhagic fever announced by officials on Oct. 19, which killed three people.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. migration agency called on social media giants on Friday to make it harder for people smugglers to use their platforms to lure West African migrants to Libya where they can face detention, torture, slavery or death.