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Run-off poll likely in Madagascar as results continue to trickle in

Madagascans will likely head back to the ballot to elect their new president, as preliminary results from 70 percent of the polling stations indicate...

UN Security Council lifts arms embargo, targeted sanctions on Eritrea

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday lifted sanctions on Eritrea following a historic peace deal with Ethiopia and improved relations with Djibouti. The Security...

Land reforms won’t violate constitution, President Ramaphosa assures

The land reforms in South Africa will not violate the country’s constitution, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Ramaphosa made the remarks while addressing the...

UN warns continued fighting could disrupt DR Congo vote

The United Nations has warned that continued fighting in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo could disrupt the country’s presidential election scheduled for...

Libya could hold elections next spring following Palermo meeting

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

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...

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

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...

IGAD urges East African nations to reinforce anti-graft efforts

Policymakers and experts who have gathered for a 4-day anti-graft training organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are urging East African countries...

Ethiopia arrests ex-head of army firm as crackdown targets security services

Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a...

Burundi grounds new direct flight between Nairobi and Bujumbura

A new flight between Bujumbura, Burundi and Nairobi, Kenya has been canceled by the Burundi government because there is no business class on board...

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Run-off poll likely in Madagascar as results continue to trickle in

10 hours ago
Madagascans will likely head back to the ballot to elect their new president, as preliminary results from 70 percent of the polling stations indicate...

Kenya lauds China for upholding ban on rhino, tiger parts sale

11 hours ago
Kenya has lauded China’s decision to reverse its earlier decision to lift a 25-year ban on trade in tiger and rhino parts. China eased the...

UN Security Council lifts arms embargo, targeted sanctions on Eritrea

12 hours ago
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday lifted sanctions on Eritrea following a historic peace deal with Ethiopia and improved relations with Djibouti. The Security...

Land reforms won’t violate constitution, President Ramaphosa assures

12 hours ago
The land reforms in South Africa will not violate the country’s constitution, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Ramaphosa made the remarks while addressing the...

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

7 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

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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