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DR Congo bans Jean-Pierre Bemba from presidency

Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, a top opposition figure, has been definitively barred as a presidential candidate in December's long-delayed election. The DR Congo's...

Nigeria’s President officially resumes work after sick leave

President Muhammadu Buhari resumed duty as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Monday, after 51...

Burundi’s former EAC Minister shot dead

Former Burundi's East African Community (EAC) Minister Hon Hafsa Mossi was shot dead by unknown assailants this morning outside her home in Eastern Mutanga...

U.N. Security Council imposes an arms embargo on South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan in efforts to pile pressure on the warring factions to stop...

Studies show vaginal ring cuts HIV risk by nearly one-third

A monthly vaginal ring that contains an anti-retroviral drug has been shown to cut the risk of HIV infection in women by nearly one-third,...

#COP22: Most sub-Saharan nations vulnerable to climate change

The latest from the 22nd Conference of the Parties or COP 22. The conference is about to head into a key second week of talks. ...

Tunisia musical fair pays tribute to artists from Sub-Saharan Africa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pH-HdoEewL4&feature=youtu.be The International Musical Instruments fair opened in Tunisia. Professionals came from many countries to share their passion for Music. This year, the event organizers...

Sudan pyramids: Stunning reminder of the ancient Nubian kingdom

In Sudan, a nation riddled with war and poverty, lies a hidden archaeological treasure. The country has more pyramids than even its most famous...

Uganda, DRC agree on sharing security intelligence to fight rebels

President Joseph Kabila of DRC and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni have agreed on a plan to share security intelligence in an effort to...

UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan

The United Nations Secretary Genaral Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate arms embargo against South Sudan in response to the eruption of heavy...

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May vows to see her Brexit deal through

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday vowed to fight for her draft Brexit agreement with the European Union, dismissing speculation that she could...

President Donald Trump nominates Lana Marks to become US envoy to South Africa

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Lana Marks to become the next Ambassador to South Africa. Marks, a handbag designer, was born and raised...

AU Commission chairperson lauds UN Security Council’s lifting of Sanctions Against Eritrea

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The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the adoption by the United Nations Security Council of a resolution lifting...

Gabon VP to chair cabinet amid President Ali Bongo’s illness

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Gabon’s top court on Wednesday ruled that the country’s vice president will take charge of the cabinet in the absence of President Ali Bongo...

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

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  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

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By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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