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Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

Doctors in Sierra Leone have ended a 13-day strike pushing for better pay and working conditions that had paralyzed the country’s hospitals. The health ministry...

Kenya allocates $50.7M to promote balanced economic growth

Kenya has allocated 5.2 billion Kenya shillings (about $50.7 million) to promote balanced economic growth in the current financial year, officials said on Tuesday. The...

South Africa bans popular Chicken Licken ‘Big John’ ad

  Chicken Licken has been ordered to withdraw its “Big John” television advertisement immediately because it “trivializes an issue that is triggering an upsetting for...

Police officer arrested in connection to killings of five citizens in...

Five people were killed in a village in Western Kenya after residents resisted the arrest of a suspect in a domestic abuse case, a...

France promises more aid, but no more troops, for Burkina Faso

France agreed on Monday to a new military framework with Burkina Faso that would speed engagement of its forces to fight Islamist militants in...

Parents in Kenya ‘take daughters across border for FGM’

Parents in Kenya are increasingly taking their daughters to Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM), news agency Reuters reports. Campaigners told Reuters...

U.N. launches three-year strategy for South Sudan

The United Nations (UN) on Monday launched a three-year cooperation framework to help guide its activities in South Sudan. UN officials said the 2019-2021 UN...

Madagascar’s presidential runoff pits 2 ex-heads of state

The Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar goes to the polls on Wednesday for a runoff presidential election that features two former heads of...

Two Scandinavian women found dead in Moroccan mountains

Two female tourists from Norway and Denmark were found dead in the Atlas Mountains in central Morocco on Monday. Morocco’s Interior Ministry said in a...

One dead, 80 hurt as rival supporters clash ahead of DRC...

The high stakes presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo went a notch higher with fresh clashes between supporters of rival candidates leaving...

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Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

4 hours ago
Doctors in Sierra Leone have ended a 13-day strike pushing for better pay and working conditions that had paralyzed the country’s hospitals. The health ministry...

Kenya allocates $50.7M to promote balanced economic growth

4 hours ago
Kenya has allocated 5.2 billion Kenya shillings (about $50.7 million) to promote balanced economic growth in the current financial year, officials said on Tuesday. The...

FIFA bans former Gambia football head for corruption

5 hours ago
World football governing body FIFA has banned former president of the Gambia Football Federation Seedy Kinteh from all football activities for four years. This after...

IMF approves Morocco’s $2.97B precautionary loan

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $2.97 billion precautionary and liquidity line (PLL) facility to help Morocco ward off external economic shocks. The...

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

1 month 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 month 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 month 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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