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World - Region
2/13/2024 8:10:11 PM
More than 1,300 irregular migrants died at sea or went missing trying to reach Europe from Tunisia last year, a Tunisian rights group said on Tuesday.

World - War in Ukraine
8/26/2023 10:31:53 AM
The Wagner Group's presence extends from the ancient battlegrounds of Syria to the deserts of sub-Saharan Africa, projecting the Kremlin's global influence with mercenaries accused of using brutal force and profiting on mineral riches they seized.

World - Region
8/22/2023 9:55:04 PM
Morocco's navy on Tuesday rescued nearly 200 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in flimsy boats off the country's southern coast and Western Sahara, state media reported.

World - Region
7/16/2023 9:42:09 PM
Libyan border guards have rescued dozens of migrants they say had been left in the desert by Tunisian authorities without water, food or shelter, AFP correspondents reported Sunday.

World - Region
7/11/2023 5:22:15 PM
Hundreds of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa are being transferred back to Tunisia after being pushed into a dangerous no-man’s-land on the Libyan border and trapped for a week there without access to basic necessities, according to aid agencies.

World - Region
7/5/2023 1:45:46 PM
Youths in Tunisia called for vengeance on Tuesday at the funeral of a man stabbed to death during a scuffle between residents and migrants from sub-Saharan Africa.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/9/2023 7:27:57 PM
Scaling up the use of bed nets and insecticide-resistance management strategies can help to end the scourge of malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa, writes Bjorn Lomborg

World - Region
4/14/2023 7:27:28 PM
Moroccan security forces on Friday foiled an attempt by 150 sub-Saharan African migrants to reach the Spanish enclave of Ceuta and arrested 70 people, local authorities said.

World - Region
4/13/2023 5:22:41 PM
Tunisia has recovered 14 bodies of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in the Mediterranean, bringing to 24 the number of dead after their boat headed for Europe sank, the coastguard said Thursday.

World - Region
4/12/2023 4:17:59 PM
Ten migrants from sub-Saharan Africa drowned off Tunisia after their boat sank while trying to reach Europe, the coastguard said Wednesday, with at least 20 more reported missing.

World - Region
4/8/2023 6:29:22 PM
Twenty migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were missing after their boat sank off Tunisia's coast in an attempt to reach Europe, a spokesman for the court that investigates such cases said Saturday.

World - Region
3/26/2023 3:56:26 PM
Tunisia's coastguard said Sunday the bodies of 29 migrants from sub-Saharan African countries had been recovered after three vessels capsized.

World - Region
3/9/2023 11:12:08 PM
Tunisia’s president has rejected accusations that he is stoking anti-Black racism, saying that he has sub-Saharan African friends and that his comments last month targeting migrants were misinterpreted by his enemies.

World - Africa
12/15/2022 8:20:41 PM
President Joe Biden on Thursday said he will soon make a visit to sub-Saharan Africa, announcing bare details of his travel plans as he wrapped up a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit stressing that he's serious about increasing U.S. attention on the growing continent.

COP27 - Focus
11/16/2022 10:34:02 PM
Renewable energy technologies such as solar photovoltaics and onshore wind power can help sub-Saharan Africa meet its energy requirements from sources that have lower emissions than fossil fuels.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 5:03:21 PM
Small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia reeling from global warming impacts got a $1.4 billion philanthropic boost Monday to help them adapt to a world increasingly impacted by climate change.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/27/2022 9:17:45 PM
The Russian-Ukrainian war continues to have serious economic impacts throughout the world, affecting food and energy prices and threatening increasing poverty rates and political disorder, writes Amr Wagdy

World - Africa
12/27/2021 9:57:02 PM
Ethiopia says it is unhappy with the U.S. decision to revoke duty-free access for the East African country's exports.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 12:11:39 PM
Antony Blinken was heading Tuesday on his first trip as secretary of state to sub-Saharan Africa, hoping to demonstrate a broad commitment focused on democracy and climate change even as crises in Ethiopia and Sudan put security front and centre.

World - Region
10/18/2021 11:06:48 PM
The Moroccan navy has rescued 310 Europe-bound migrants in the past three days, a military official said on Monday.

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