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Uganda’s electricity regulator raises electricity prices by 17%

Uganda's electricity regulator is raising power prices in a bid to buffer the economy against the effects of the falling shilling. But as CCTV's Michael...

Nigeria’s lack of cabinet holding it back

Since Nigeria’s President Mahammadu Buhari took office in May, he has taken time to implement policies which has halted decision-making, hindering national budget planning,...

Transform Africa Summit: Governments to create conducive ICT environment

As curtains were drawn at the second Transform Africa Summit in Kigali, Rwanda delegates agreed to mobilize about 300 billion dollars' to ICT investments...

Egypt Parliamentary Results: All but 4 of the 226 seats will...

The Egyptian's Supreme Elections Committee announced the results and its report on the first phase of the parliament election. Egyptians voted on 286 seats. 160 national...

150 suspected Boko Haram members killed by vigilantes

A vigilante group is claiming to have killed 150 suspected Boko Haram fighters in a surprise assault. The assault is a rare victory against Boko...

South Africa: Zero increase in fees – Zuma

There will be no increase in university tuition fees for 2016, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. "We have agreed that there should be a...

Human Rights watch calling for more peacekeeper efforts in C.A.R.

International peacekeepers in Central African Republic are being urged to step up their protection of civilians. That follows a spate of attacks in recent weeks...

Kigali airport ranked 5th best in Africa

Kigali International Airport has been ranked the fifth-best airport in Africa this year by a Canadian aviation web site. The survey, released Wednesday by ‘The...

Somali Refugees Receive 105 Million dollars Support to Voluntarily Return Home

Somali refugees in Kenya will receive support of 105 million dollars pledged by donors. The money will aid safe and dignified voluntary return back...

Nearly 5,000 cholera cases, 74 deaths in Tanzania: WHO

Tanzania is facing a major cholera outbreak, counting nearly 5,000 cases and dozens of deaths, the World Health Organization said Thursday, calling for urgent...

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UN chief condemns Sri Lanka attacks

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The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condoled with the families of the victims of Sunday’s multiple Sri Lanka attacks. In a statement issued...

Libya’s Tripoli airport reopened as fighting continues

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Libya has reopened Tripoli’s only functioning airport, the airport authorities’ announced on their Facebook page on Sunday. Mitiga airport was closed earlier in the day...

W.H.O. condemns attack on health workers in DR Congo

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The World Health organization has condemned Saturday’s attack on a hospital in the DR Congo. The attack was the second in two days targeting Ebola...

Egyptians vote for second day on constitutional changes

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Egyptians have voted for a second day running on whether to back constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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

  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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