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Kenya’s Safaricom posts Ksh31.5B half year profit

Kenyan telecom company Safaricom has announced a 20.2 percent jump in half year net profit to Ksh31.5B from Ksh26.2B a year earlier. Growth during the...

Zimbabwe’s central bank governor to get second term

Zimbabwe’s Reserve Bank governor looks set to retain his post for a second term according to state owned newspaper the Herald. The paper reports that...

German businesses favour cooperation with China in Africa: study

A large number of German businesses are in favour of cooperation with Chinese firms in Africa, a study titled "China in Africa" published by...

China backs Kenya’s sustainable development plans

On Thursday, the Chinese Embassy in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, held a tour for experts, politicians, university scholars and the media on two key initiatives...

African migrants rebuild Casablanca camp destroyed by fire

After two sleepless days and nights begging on the streets of Casablanca, Guinea teenager Ismail could finally afford to rebuild his home in a...

Air Namibia resumes flights to Zim after briefly pulling out –...

Air Namibia has reportedly confirmed the resumption of flights to Zimbabwe "after briefly pulling out of the country following an attempted seizure of its...

Maiden Flight From Kenya to US Lands

The inaugural Kenya Airways (KQ) direct flight from Nairobi to New York touched down at New York’s JFK International Airport. A jovial President Kenyatta led top...

Zimbabwe cracks down on black market traders

More than 170 black market money dealers have been arrested in Zimbabwe in a campaign against currency trading that has inevitably caused a cash...

Museveni launches Uganda-China Free Zone project in Tororo

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday launched the first phase of a $620m Chinese industrial project in the eastern part of the country.   The project...

Testing almost complete on Kenya’s 310MW wind farm

More than 310MW will be added onto Kenya's national electricity grid by the end of October when they connect the latest wind farm, according...

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Libya could hold elections next spring following Palermo meeting

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Libya could hold its planned elections next year, Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Enzo Moavero said on Wednesday. Libya had initially planned to hold its elections...

UK denies visas to members of Zimbabwe’s female anti-poaching unit

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The UK's decision to deny visas for two pioneering female anti-poaching rangers to attend an awards ceremony has been criticised by organisers. Zimbabwean Nyaradzo Hoto...

Cecafa cancels 2018 Senior Challenge tournament

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The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) has called off the 2018 Senior Challenge Cup for lack of a host nation. Kenya...

At least 25 killed in Cameroon in clashes between army and separatists

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Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in new fighting in a restive English-speaking region of majority French-speaking Cameroon, security officials said. The conflict between Anglophone...

Opinion

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

6 days 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

7 days 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

1 week 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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