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26 African countries sign free trade agreement

  African heads of state from 26 countries   have signed a major African free trade deal at the Tripartite summit in the Egyptian Red Sea...

Kenya embarks on a marketing campaign in S. Africa to revive...

Kenya's Tourism Board has been met stakeholders in South Africa's tourism industry in Cape Town. The East African nation is on a drive to increase...

Vivo Activewear retail outlet manufactures made-in-Kenya apparel

Finding the perfect gear for working out can be quite a hassle, especially when most of the apparel is imported. But that presented an opportunity...

China’s first domestically produced passenger jet C919 to make maiden flight

The maiden flight of China's first domestically produced passenger jet is a go. The C-919 manufactured by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China is slated...

New Zimbabwe government seeks to sell stakes in state-owned companies

Zimbabwe has invited bids for stakes in up to eight loss-making state-owned enterprises, including its national airline and power utility, to help plug a...

Tanzanian Maasai warrior lays spear down for Uber car keys

The Maasai are one of Africa's most iconic tribes! They are known for fiercely preserving their culture and heritage with tourists from all over the...

Kenya’s Safaricom launches booklet on telecoms safety

Kenya's Safaricom  has partnered with the Environment Management Authority and the Communications Authority to launch an information booklet on the safe use of telecommunication...

Egypt cancels third wheat tender as standoff with sellers continues

Egypt failed to attract a single offer at its state grain tender, forcing it to cancel its third consecutive wheat purchase tender. This comes amid...

Discontent growing over high cost of living in Cote d’Ivoire

A recent spike in the cost of utilities have contributed to a growing sentiment that Cote d'Ivoire's  eye-popping economic growth rate is doing little...

SA’s Finance minister conducts road shows in Europe, USA

South Africa's Finance minister Pravin Gordhan held a briefing at the Johannesburg stock exchange, on his hastily convened investor road show to the UK...

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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home – UNHCR

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Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

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South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

Niger president: Keeping Libya stable will end African migration to Europe

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If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
CGTN Africa