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UN adds sexual violence as reason for sanctions in Libya

The U.N. Security Council on Monday authorized action against illicit oil exports from Libya until February 2020, and it added planning and committing sexual...

Massive power cut plunges Ethiopia into darkness

Many areas in Ethiopia are still without electricity despite authorities saying they had restored power supply after a nationwide cut on Monday. Authorities said a...

Mohamed Salah wins yet another award

Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah has won yet another award to add more gloss onto his already incredible debut season at the Merseyside club. Salah...

Gabon’s constitutional court orders prime minister to resign

Gabon’s Constitutional Court on Monday ordered the Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet to resign and the lower house of parliament dissolved after legislative elections scheduled...

The Gambia vows to back Morocco’s World Cup 2026 Bid

In an apparent defiance to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to other African nations to support USA's World Cup bid in 2026, The Gambia...

China has overtaken U.S. as Kenya’s favorite ally

A majority of Kenyans now see China as their most beneficial partner. According to a poll done back in March by the global marketing...

Amisom peacekeepers to the rescue as floods overwhelm Somalia

Peacekeepers attached to the African Union Missions in Somalia (Amisom) have joined in helping victims of massive flooding in the country. Djibouti, Ethiopian peacekeepers and...

South Africa police say may issue Zuma summons this week

South African police could this week issue former president Jacob Zuma with a court summons relating to corruption charges over a years-old $2.5 billion...

Rwandan authority to auction off stock of jailed govt critic

Rwanda's Revenue Authority says it will put assets belonging to the family of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame's government up for auction...

Rex Tillerson makes first visit to Africa as U.S. top diplomat

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria next week on his first trip to Africa as...

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Germany rescinds approval for Saudi Arabia arms deal over Khashoggi killing

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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

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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

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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

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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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