60 migrants feared drowned off coast of Guinea Bissau

A small boat carrying migrants has capsized off Guinea Bissau, a port official said, adding that the vessel may have had more than 60...

Ethiopian military chopper crashes and kills 18

An Ethiopian official says a military helicopter has crashed and killed all 18 people on board, including two children. Police official Aschalew Alemu tells the...


Germany rescinds approval for Saudi Arabia arms deal over Khashoggi killing

27 mins ago
Germany has halted previously approved arms exports to Saudi Arabia amid the controversy surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The German government last...

Zimbabwe to let gold, platinum mines retain higher dollar earnings

37 mins ago
The Zimbabwean government has announced plans to allow gold and platinum mining companies to retain up to 55 percent of their earnings in dollars. This...

DR Congo says ready to hold December poll

46 mins ago
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has vowed to conduct a credible presidential poll despite the security and humanitarian challenges the country is facing. While...

Nigerian opposition candidate vows to invest $450 billion in infrastructure if elected

2 hours ago
Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Monday he would invest $90 billion annually in infrastructure over the next 5 years if he wins...


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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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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