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Rich countries over-order COVID vaccines leaving the poorer countries without

Rich countries over-order COVID vaccines leaving the poorer countries without

Does it make sense to wipe out coronavirus in Europe while it surges in Africa?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 22:37
A rabbi raises the alarm on Christian genocide in Africa

A rabbi raises the alarm on Christian genocide in Africa

The world is so taken up with the pandemic, Iran and the US elections, that it is ignoring the decimation of Christians in Africa. Opinion.Giulio Meotti, 02/12/2020 18:30
Israel Allies caucuses launched in three African countries, bringing total number to 42

Israel Allies caucuses launched in three African countries, bringing total number to 42

Israel Allies Foundation initiates parliamentary caucuses in Nigeria, DRC and Congo Brazzaville.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2020 13:58
The African Islamic State from the ocean to Sudan

The African Islamic State from the ocean to Sudan

We have gone from the Christianization of Africa to the Africanization of Christianity. These Christians are now under terror attacks everywhere. Giulio Meotti, 28/02/2020 12:01
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's ex-leader, dies at age 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's ex-leader, dies at age 95

Mugabe, the first leader of independent Zimbabwe, ruled over the country with an iron fist for almost 40 years, from 1980 - 2017.Sara Rubenstein, 06/09/2019 10:53
Israeli solar tech brings light to rural Africa

Israeli solar tech brings light to rural Africa

In continent where solar energy is abundant and poverty and energy shortages rampant, African countries decide to begin process of change.i24News, 20/12/2018 20:22
An Israel-Sudan relationship in the offing?

An Israel-Sudan relationship in the offing?

Israel reportedly in talks with several African nations, including Sudan, to allow flights from Israel to South America in their airspace.Gary Willig, 25/11/2018 21:53
'Chad and Israel will fight terror together'

'Chad and Israel will fight terror together'

PM welcomes President of had Idriss Deby on first visit by leader of African nation since countries severed ties in 1972.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2018 20:23
Israeli doctor gives course in Africa on pediatric orthopedics

Israeli doctor gives course in Africa on pediatric orthopedics

Dozens of African doctors attend course, the first of its kind, training them to fix pediatric orthopedic deformities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2018 11:51
Israel to establish relations with Chad?

Israel to establish relations with Chad?

Israel has reportedly been holding contacts over the last three months to establish official diplomatic relations with Chad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2018 04:16
Chabad’s got a house on Zanzibar — Cote d’Ivoire, too

Chabad’s got a house on Zanzibar — Cote d’Ivoire, too

Chabad emissaries aim to reach tourists, businessmen, and aid workers in two African countries.JTA, 25/08/2018 20:27
Bar Ilan's first Nigerian student aims to reduce poverty at home

Bar Ilan's first Nigerian student aims to reduce poverty at home

Bar-Ilan University's first Nigerian international MBA student launches business venture aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 12:10
New campaign aims to bring solar-powered lighting to Africa

New campaign aims to bring solar-powered lighting to Africa

Hanergy's innovative thin-film solar-powered 'Humbrella' may increase access to clean and free electricity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2018 00:01
'We can push out the Iranians'

'We can push out the Iranians'

Capping off first visit to Africa by an Israeli defense minister in decades, Avigdor Liberman says newfound cooperation helps combat Iran.Tzvi Lev, 22/03/2018 18:52
Israeli inspiration in Africa

Israeli inspiration in Africa

Young Jewish leaders from Boston visit Kenya to learn more about Israel's international aid activities in Africa.Mordechai Sones, 04/03/2018 19:29
UN blasts Israel's infiltrator relocation plan

UN blasts Israel's infiltrator relocation plan

UN calls on Israel to find alternative solution 'in line with international standards' for dealing with illegal infiltrators from Africa.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2018 16:43
Stabbings in Africa response to Trump's Jerusalem announcement?

Stabbings in Africa response to Trump's Jerusalem announcement?

Nigerian man in Gabon stabs Danish citizens, claims it was 'retaliation' for US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel.Gary Willig, 17/12/2017 17:23
Israel joins 'Power Africa' initiative

Israel joins 'Power Africa' initiative

PM Netanyahu says he believes Israel, US, and Africa can 'work together to secure a better future.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2017 14:33
Africa-Israel summit postponed indefinitely

Africa-Israel summit postponed indefinitely

Summit in Togo with 54 African countries called off amid pressure from PA, Arab nations, and South Africa.JTA, 12/09/2017 20:16
Israel in South Africa's sights

Israel in South Africa's sights

South Africa working to impede strengthening of ties between Israel and other African nations.Nitsan Keidar, 20/08/2017 22:28
Jewish teen recognized for providing Africans with soap

Jewish teen recognized for providing Africans with soap

Armed with soap, Sydney Kamen targets disease and poverty in the Third World.JTA, 12/08/2017 23:35
Abbas seeks to turn Africa against Israel

Abbas seeks to turn Africa against Israel

PA chairman urges African nations to condition relations with Israel on end of "occupation".Dalit Halevi, 04/07/2017 03:05
PM's bodyguards tussle with bodyguards of Togolese president

PM's bodyguards tussle with bodyguards of Togolese president

Meeting between PM Netanyahu and Togolese President Gnassingbé postponed after fight breaks out between their security teams.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2017 18:42
Watch: Tanzanian Scientists find ways to fight off Malaria

Watch: Tanzanian Scientists find ways to fight off Malaria

Researchers in African countries find new and innovative ways to enhance Mosquito repellents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2017 12:26
Tanzanian Masai protect African wildlife

Tanzanian Masai protect African wildlife

The Maasai Tribes of Tanzania were once the animal killers of Africa, now they fight to preserve wildlife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2017 12:33
Troops enter Gambia as former president refuses to step down

Troops enter Gambia as former president refuses to step down

West African troops enter Gambia in a bid to depose defeated ruler, Yahaya Jammeh, who is still clinging to power despite losing election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2017 01:06
Netanyahu offers Israeli technology to Africa

Netanyahu offers Israeli technology to Africa

Netanyahu and UN Ambassador Danny Danon hold special event focusing on Israeli innovation in Africa and developing countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2016 02:16
Rabbis encounter crime and spirituality in Africa

Rabbis encounter crime and spirituality in Africa

Rabbi Shmuel Notik had an eye opening experience when he was intercepted by six men armed with knives in Nairobi.Cnaan Liphshiz, 08/09/2016 03:04
Finding Africa's voice - in Israel

Finding Africa's voice - in Israel

Israel is officially inviting Africa to have a say in the Middle East peace process and that is not a small thing. Andi Pacurar, 30/08/2016 13:52
New UN symposium for Israeli technology in Africa

New UN symposium for Israeli technology in Africa

Israel’s Ambassador Danny Danon is set to host an event at the UN called "Israeli Innovation & Technologies in Africa".Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2016 18:11
 'Africa’s future depends on Israel'

'Africa’s future depends on Israel'

Christian African leaders met and planned with Natan Sharansky over the Jewish Agency's work on the continent.Rachel Kaplan, 27/07/2016 14:47
How Netanyahu pulled off a diplomacy trifecta

How Netanyahu pulled off a diplomacy trifecta

On the Turkish, Egyptian and African fronts, Prime Minister Netanyahu is proving the conventional wisdom wrong.Ron Kampeas, 13/07/2016 03:03
Netanyahu makes historic visit to Africa

Netanyahu makes historic visit to Africa

Marking 40 years since the Entebbe raid in which his brother Yoni was killed, Netanyahu visits Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2016 08:39
Rivlin wants stronger ties with Africa

Rivlin wants stronger ties with Africa

President Rivlin meets with Ivory Coast FM, declares that Israel aims to obtain observer status in the African Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2016 14:22
Netanyahu looks to changing Africa for new allies

Netanyahu looks to changing Africa for new allies

Netanyahu will make a major visit to African nations in the coming weeks, capping off a serious campaign to form a regional alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2016 12:59
African Muslim leaders visit Israel

African Muslim leaders visit Israel

Imams and other religious leaders from six African countries visit Jewish state, meet top officials, as part of Israeli pivot to Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2016 11:49
New Israel-Africa Knesset caucus launched

New Israel-Africa Knesset caucus launched

Netanyahu says time has come for Israel-Africa strategic alliance; 'Israel is coming back to Africa; Africa is coming back to Israel.'Ari Soffer, 29/02/2016 15:50
Experts warn ISIS menace is rising in Africa

Experts warn ISIS menace is rising in Africa

A coalition of Libyan ISIS rebels and Boko Haram could be a game-changer on the continent, with ISIS know-how already revamping Boko Haram.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2015 22:21
Israel to Seek Bigger Role in African Development

Israel to Seek Bigger Role in African Development

PM Binyamin Netanyahu offers Israeli innovation to the world at 2015 World Expo. 'If we pool our resources...we can help many countries.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2015 20:56
Israel's Top Ally in Africa Loses in Elections

Israel's Top Ally in Africa Loses in Elections

Goodluck Jonathan, who revolutionized Israel ties, replaced by Muhammadu Buhari, Muslim former military ruler thought to have Islamist bent.Ari Yashar, 31/03/2015 21:37
ISIS Accepts Boko Haram Pledge of Allegiance

ISIS Accepts Boko Haram Pledge of Allegiance

'Caliphate expands to West Africa,' ISIS spokesperson says in recording, after Nigerian terrorist group vows loyalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2015 22:40
ISIS Fad: African Islamists Burn Civilians Alive

ISIS Fad: African Islamists Burn Civilians Alive

After ISIS burns Jordanian pilot to death on camera, Boko Haram terrorists use their methods in massacring 90 civilians in Cameroon.Ari Yashar, 05/02/2015 16:16
Israeli Businessman Behind PA UN Bid Rejection

Israeli Businessman Behind PA UN Bid Rejection

Businessman working abroad in Africa said to be behind other defenses of Israel, quietly helped rally support against PA.Hezki Baruch, 31/12/2014 16:28
Al-Qaeda Releases Video of Hostages

Al-Qaeda Releases Video of Hostages

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb releases a video showing two hostages begging for their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2014 04:12
Tourist Under Isolation in Jerusalem; Ebola Feared

Tourist Under Isolation in Jerusalem; Ebola Feared

Doctors say the chances of the tourist actually having the virus is low; test results to air Saturday night.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 05/09/2014 20:03
Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

Guinea confirms lethal virus has infiltrated capital of two million, suspected cases in neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone.Ari Yashar, 28/03/2014 15:02
Islamists Threaten to Assassinate French Premier

Islamists Threaten to Assassinate French Premier

Al-Qaeda linked group vows Jihad against France for sending troops into Mali last year to root-out terrorists.Tova Dvorin, 24/03/2014 17:52
Israel Pledges 24 Million Shekel in Aid to Africa

Israel Pledges 24 Million Shekel in Aid to Africa

Marking 50 years of diplomatic relations, Israel and Germany launch joint effort to combat poverty in Africa.Tova Dvorin, 11/02/2014 09:35
US Evacuates Staff from South Sudan

US Evacuates Staff from South Sudan

US Embassy provides evacuation flight, closes Consulate in Juba as sectarian fighting continues.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2014 12:28
African Leaders Try to Negotiate South Sudan Peace

African Leaders Try to Negotiate South Sudan Peace

Flaring violence since December 15 in struggle between President Salva Kiir and former deputy Riek Machar. Over 1,000 thought to be dead.Ari Yashar, 27/12/2013 12:58
Angola Denies it Banned Islam

Angola Denies it Banned Islam

Angolan officials deny reports that the African nation had banned Islam, begun demolishing mosques.Ari Soffer, 26/11/2013 16:07
Obama: Captured Al-Qaeda Leader Will Face Justice

Obama: Captured Al-Qaeda Leader Will Face Justice

The United States will continue to go after Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Africa, says President Barack Obama.Elad Benari, 09/10/2013 02:15
Israel Deal to Deport Illegal African Immigrants

Israel Deal to Deport Illegal African Immigrants

Israel has struck a deal to deport up to 2,000 illegal Eritrean immigrants to unnamed African country in return for supplying military aid.Rina Tzvi, 05/06/2013 15:33
Jews Pilgrimage to Africa's Oldest Synagoge

Jews Pilgrimage to Africa's Oldest Synagoge

Hundreds of Jewish worshippers completed an annual pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue, amid heightened security. Arutz Sheva staff, 29/04/2013 10:21
Al Qaeda Terrorists Kill 3, Hold Americans, Others

Al Qaeda Terrorists Kill 3, Hold Americans, Others

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists are holding Americans and other foreign nationals hostage after seizing a gas field in southern Algeria.Chana Ya'ar, 17/01/2013 15:46
African Al-Qaeda to 'Export' Violence to US

African Al-Qaeda to 'Export' Violence to US

U.S. General Carter Ham urged a global fight against Al-Qaeda terrorist group based in Africa, saying it could "export violence" to the WestRachel Hirshfeld , 15/11/2012 10:27