Comoros Loses Both Goalkeepers as COVID Sweeps Through Squad

Comoros, the surprise package of the Africa Cup of Nations, is struggling to put a team together for their last-16 game against host nation Cameroon after 12 players and management tested positive for COVID-19, their federation announced Saturday. The 12 positive tests include both of the Coelacanths’ fit goalkeepers, with

French Soldier Killed After Attack on Mali Military Base

A French soldier has died after a rocket attack on the French army base in Gao, Mali. The French Armed Forces Ministry released a statement Sunday morning saying the attack occurred on the Gao, Mali, Operation Barkhane military base on Saturday. The statement claimed the attack was carried out by

Logistical Challenges Hampering Africa’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drives

As deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa finally pick up, many nations are struggling with the logistics of accelerating their inoculation campaigns, the head of Africa’s disease control body said on Thursday. Only 6.6% of Africa’s population of 1.2 billion is fully vaccinated, John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres

Central Bank of Kuwait Issues KD 240 Million Bonds, Tawarruq

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) issued on Monday bonds and tawarruq valued at KD 240 million (roughly USD 792 million).In a statement, CBK said that the securities bear a return rate of 4.375 percent and a maturity of six months.On May 22, CBK issued…

Syrian, Iranian talks to develop cooperation in transport sector

Minister of Transport, Transport Minister Zouhair Khzeim, discussed with Deputy of Transport of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, Shahriar Efendizadeh ,the ways of developing the bilateral relations between the two countries, in the domain o…

Casablanca Stock Exchange Ends Trading in Green

The Casablanca Stock Exchange closed the week higher, with its flagship MASI index up 1.21% to 10,943.66 points.The MASI.20, an index of the 20 most liquid stocks, gained 1.56% to 885.26 points. Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

Casablanca Stock Exchange Starts on Balance

The Casablanca Stock Exchange moved close to balance on Friday morning, with its main index, the MASI, gaining 0.04% to 10,817.88 points.The previous day, the MASI had closed with a loss of 0.91%. Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse