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06/11/2014

African press review 6 November 2014

South Africa's hearing over violence at Marikana where 34 striking mineworkers have died, Boko Haram's attack against French-owned cement works and US's pressure against Yemen's former president Ali ...
Andargachew Tsige appears in prison on Ethiopian television
09/07/2014 - Interview - Ethiopia

Opposition leader to face the "consequences" despite British nationality, says Ethiopian government

Ginbot 7 opposition leader Andargachew Tsige has appeared on Ethiopian state television in prison following his extradition from Yemen.
Andargachew Tsige, Secretary General, Ginbot 7
07/07/2014 - Ethiopia - Yemen - UK

UK must ‘stand up’ for Ethiopia opposition leader extradited from Yemen, says Ginbot 7 group

Ethiopian opposition group Ginbot 7 have urged the UK government to do more to ensure the safety of an exiled Ethiopian opposition leader who was recently deported from Yemen to Ethiopia.
The scene  of the attack in Sanaa
06/05/2014 - France - Yemen

French man killed, another wounded in Sanaa attack

A Frenchman was killed and another wounded when gunmen fired on their car in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, on Monday.
South African Al Qaeda hostage still held in Yemen
10/02/2014 - African news explained

South African Al Qaeda hostage still held in Yemen

Negotiators attempting to secure the release of the South African hostage Pierre Korkie, who is being held in Yemen by Al Qaeda, say they have no proof that he is either alive or dead.
Three large explosions in Yemen's capital Sanaa, 3 February 2014
03/02/2014 - France - Yemen

Mortar fire near French embassy in Yemen

A mortar shell was fired in the direction of the French embassy in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen on Sunday night and a car bomb exploded metres away.

Security has been tightened on the streets of the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.
07/08/2013 - France - Yemen

France to close Yemen mission until Sunday

France will keep its embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, closed until at least Sunday, following similar decisions by other western countries.

French embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.
05/08/2013 - France - Yemen

France closes embassy in Yemen until Wednesday

France will close its embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa until Wednesday after the United States and Britain also extended the closure of missions because of fears of a terrorist attack by ...
French embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.
03/08/2013 - France - Yemen

France closes embassy in Yemen over security fears

France will close its embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, for several days from Sunday because of fears of a terrorist attack by Al-Qaeda.
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault  with Malaysia's Najib Razak on a visit to the country this week
31/07/2013 - France - Africa

France to target 16 African countries for aid

France has rejigged its aid priorities with 16 African countries to receive the lion’s share of the 9.4 billion euros it is to give in 2013.

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