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Africa’s richest man wealthier than Oprah & Trump combined

Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man who founded and chairs Dangote Cement, the continent's largest cement producer is worth more than American President and business...

Ethiopia beats Kenya to become East Africa’s economic giant

Kenya has officially been toppled by neighboring Ethiopia as East Africa’s leading economic giant. Figures by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) indicate that Ethiopia’s annual...

Ugandan woman aged 37 has 38 children

A 37-year-old Ugandan woman has given birth to 38 children. The mother, Miriam Nabatanzi Babirye, nicknamed Nalongo Muzaala Bana, which means “the twin mother who...

U.S. to announce more sanctions against Russia on Monday

United States’ Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday said that her country would announce more sanctions against Russia on Monday. Haley made...

Zimbabwe businessman’s outrageous list of requirement for future wife

Zimbabwe’s rich businessman Wicknell Chivayo’s released a controversial list of requirements for a future wife. The wealth-flaunting tenderpreneur, who has made no secret of his...

Uganda’s Denis Onyango ranked among world’s best goalkeepers in 2016

Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango has been ranked among the top 10 goalkeepers in the world in the year 2016.The Cranes shot-stopper is ranked...

Somalia ranked 4th among countries whose people are kind to strangers...

Somalia has been ranked 4th among countries whose people are kind to strangers despite years of conflict, terrorist attacks and general unrest. The latest...

Ethiopia building its own satellite to reduce reliance on foreign telecoms

The Ethiopian government announced in January that it will launch a Chinese-built civilian satellite within the next five years to reduce its reliance on...

Azerbaijan President appoints his wife vice president

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife to serve as his deputy president, tightening his grip on the country’s leadership. Ilham named Mehriban Aliyeva...

Ghana government buys cars made in Ghana

Ghana’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has bought a locally manufactured car as part of the government efforts to encourage Ghanaians to buy made...

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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

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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

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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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