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Thousands of migrants rescued off the coast of Libya

  Hundreds of migrants have bee rescued by Coastguards off the coast of Libya crossing their way into Italy. The coastguards also recovered 10 bodies as...

The Nile Series: what remains of Egypt’s biggest temple

Cultures and civilizations dating back thousands of years have been sustained by the Nile. But there has been so much looting of the buried...

The Nile Series: Brick-making tradition lives through centuries

There's something that Egyptian have been taking from the Nile for many of centuries, but which is naturally being replenished. The river has regularly...

Tunisia holds Shepherd Festival amid tight security

Tunisia has just marked the shepherd festival in the Kasserine region amid tight security. The annual event came a day after at least 10...

Songlines music awards honor Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen

The winners of Songlines magazine's 2015 awards were announced, with Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen winning Best Artist, Ibibio Sound Machine picked as Best Newcomers,...

Capetown bans dogs on beaches

Many of Cape Town's superb beaches could become dog free environments if the city moves ahead with a proposed ban on dogs on a...

Documentary depicting poor state of boxing in Kenya released

Kenyan boxing fans were among those tuning in to watch the world's most storied sporting events of the weekend. But even as they cheered on...

Baltimore riots: Criminal charges filed against 6 officers

Thousands of people took to the streets of Baltimore on Saturday as anger over the death of Freddie Gray turned to hopes for change,...

U.S Secretary of State, John Kerry expected in Kenya

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, is expected to visit Kenya today his way to Kenya. Kerry and a U.S. delegation will hold talks with...

Burundi Protests Suspended

Burundi protest organizers on Saturday called for a two-day halt to demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's move to seek a third term.They accuse him...

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Over 1.3 million children in Sahel region suffer from acute malnutrition – UNICEF

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More than 1.3 million children aged less than five years suffer from acute malnutrition across six countries in Africa’s Sahel region, the United Nations...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May appoints new Brexit Secretary

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The UK’s junior health minister Stephen Barclay was on Friday appointed as the new Brexit Secretary as Prime Minister Theresa May sought to fill...

Two former presidents set to face off in Madagascar’s run-off vote

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Two of Madagascar’s former presidents are set to face off in a run-off election in December after failing to win an outright majority in...

Algeria shelves subsidy reforms before presidential elections

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Algeria is backtracking on some economic reforms such as cutting costly subsidies as the country wants to minimize the risk of protests before presidential...

Opinion

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

1 week ago
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

1 week ago
  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

2 weeks ago
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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