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South Sudan raises Ebola alert

South Sudan said on Thursday it has intensified Ebola surveillance in response to a suspected case of the disease being reported in the South...

Tens of thousands die in Africa each year due to fake...

When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his...

Concerns grow about Ebola outbreak in war-torn eastern DR Congo

The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191...

Chinese medical team launches free cataract surgery in Sierra Leone

A Chinese medical team from Hunan Province on Tuesday launched free cataract surgeries in Sierra Leone. The Brightness Trip project was launched in the Eastern...

Yellow Fever kills 10 people in Ethiopia

The World Health Organization is releasing more than a million doses of yellow fever vaccine from its emergency stockpile after the deadly mosquito-borne disease...

Uganda begins Ebola vaccinations

Uganda will today, and for the very first time, start vaccination against the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) as a preventive measure against the...

DR Congo announces ban on harbouring Ebola patients

Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harbouring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials, in a bid...

Zimbabwe govt uses cholera concerns to ban protests against new tax

Zimbabwe police will stop planned protests by the labour movement against a new tax on money transfers on Thursday because of a standing order...

HIV-positive mother donates liver to critically ill child

Doctors in South Africa say they transplanted part of a liver from a mother with HIV to her critically ill but HIV-negative child, concluding...

Zimbabwe launches huge cholera vaccination drive

Zimbabwe has embarked on a massive vaccination drive as it battles a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 49 people. Health Minister Obadiah Moyo...

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Nigerian leaders reject minimum wage hike plan

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Nigerian governors have rejected a deal to raise the minimum wage to 30,000 nairas (72 euro, $82) from 18,000 nairas a month, a move...

Ethiopia’s former top spy joins list of people arrested in corruption crackdown

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Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces. Yared Zerihun, the former...

42 killed in Zimbabwe bus explosion

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At least 42 passengers have been confirmed dead, Zimbabwe police said Friday, after a suspected gas tank exploded on a bus. The state-owned Herald newspaper...

South Sudan raises Ebola alert

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South Sudan said on Thursday it has intensified Ebola surveillance in response to a suspected case of the disease being reported in the South...

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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

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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