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South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries

South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations...

EU announces €48.5 million aid to South Sudan

The European Union on Thursday announced €48.5 million in humanitarian assistance to South Sudan, which has been dogged by a civil war for the...

Rwanda sees China-Africa trade expo as exposure for its products

Rwanda hopes to use the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo scheduled for June 27-29 in central China's Hunan Province to advance the marketing...

U.S. presses Zimbabwe to make political reforms

The United States on Wednesday pressed Zimbabwe for political reforms after it cracked down on protesters, in a rare high-level meeting with President Emmerson...

Malawi parliament elects first ever female speaker

Malawi's Members of Parliament on Wednesday elected fellow legislator, Catherine Gotani Hara, as speaker of Parliament, making her the country's first female speaker for...

US issues safety warning in Tanzania, following attack rumors

The US embassy in Tanzania has warned its citizens to take precautionary measures, warning of "rumours of impending attacks" in a tourist area of...

Sudan’s army calls for unconditional talks with protesters

Sudan’s military council on Wednesday urged opposition leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, without preconditions, but the comments could further complicate...

China-Africa friendship group established in Beijing

The establishment ceremony and the first plenary session of the China-Africa Friendship Group of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) was held Wednesday...

Chinese vice president meets Egypt’s parliament speaker

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met here Wednesday with Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal, calling for joint efforts to deepen cooperation in various fields. Wang...

UN chief condemns sexual violence in war

Using sexual violence as a weapon in war is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations...
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