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President Kenyatta visits Mandera attack victims in hospital

  President Uhuru Kenyatta paid a visit to some of the victims of an al-Shabaab attack that left 14 people killed on Tuesday in Kenya's...

Al-Shabaab militants kill quarry workers in northeast Kenya

Al-Shabaab  gunmen have raided a village in Kenya's north-east - killing at least 14 people. Al-Shabaab says it's part of an ongoing campaign in...

Floyd Mayweather stripped of WBO welterweight title

  US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the WBO welterweight belt that he won from Manny Pacquiao in May. The five-weight world champion...

Intelligence officials on the hunt for ” White widow”

East Africa is struggling with one lethal legacy from the 7/7 bombings - the so-called White Widow. Samantha Lewthwaite was married to one of...

WHO Ebola response was a failure, reports say

The World Health Organisation failed in its response to the Ebola outbreak, an independent report The Ebola crisis proves the World Health Organization lacks the...

27 Boxes: Johannesburg’s shipping container mall

A shopping mall built out of shipping containers in Johannesburg's bohemian area of Melville has proven to be a hit with retailers and consumers. The...

UK marks 10th anniversary for 7/7 London bombings

Ten years ago, four suicide bombers with rucksacks full of explosives attacked central London, killing 52 people and injuring hundreds more. It was the...

Life in Mandera: A look into constant threats posed by militants...

This is not the first time Al shabaab have launched an attack in the town of Mandera. They have been behind a series of...

South Sudan model hits out at make-up artists

South Sudanese model Nykhor Paul has hit out at make-up artists for not having the right products for those with darker skin tones. on her...

Memorial museum honors Chinese soldiers

An exhibition opens today in the Museum of the War of the Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression near Lugou Bridge in Beijing. More...

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Protesters clash with Sudan police in latest anti-Bashir unrest

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Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding President Omar al-Bashir’s...

UN expert urges Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting to fight climate change

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A hydrology expert with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday urged Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting in order to...

Police recover and detonate explosive left behind at Dusit D2 complex

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Kenyan bomb disposal experts on Thursday located then destroyed an explosive left over from the extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel complex in...

Consumer goods company Unilever invests $12.2 million in Ghana plants

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Consumer goods company Unilever Ghana has invested GH¢60million in new infrastructure and factory plants as part of plans to improve its offering to the...

Opinion

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

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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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