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Suicide attack kills at least 95 in Kabul

A Suicide bombing on Saturday killed at least 95 people and injured 158 others in the center of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, in an attack...

Zimbabwe: 21 MDC-T Legislators Lose Seats

Advocate Jacob Mudenda, the Speaker of Parliament, has ruled that the MPs that left the MDC-T to form UMDC will no longer be allowed...

S. Africa rail regulator hails Chinese investment into infrastructure

South Africa's Railway Safety Regulator has lauded China for its latest multi million dollar investment in railway infrastructure in the region. The Railway Safety...

CITES ends with raft of resolutions passed

The UN wildlife conference CITES has concluded business a day earlier than anticipated. On Tuesday, delegates passed a raft of resolutions, including measures to combat...

Ethiopian man builds own plane to make true a dream to...

Since childhood, Ethiopian Asmelash Zeferu has dreamed to become a pilot. Decades later, although not a pilot, the 35-year-old built his own plane. The aircraft with...

Search set to resume for missing aircraft

A search and rescue mission has resumed for a light aircraft that disappeared from radar during its flight from Kitale to Nairobi Tuesday. Kenya’s aviation...

Tanzania charges mob with killing, burning five ‘witches’

A Tanzanian court has charged 32 people with murder after five women suspected of witchcraft were beaten to death, and their corpses burned, in...

French President Macron begins first Africa tour

Three civilians were wounded in Burkina Faso after a grenade was thrown at French troops shortly before President Emmanuel Macron touched down for the...

European Union protests Bashir’s visit to Uganda

The European Union (EU) has described as “regrettable” the decision by Uganda, as signatory to the Rome Statute to host Sudanese president Omar-al-Bashir, who...

AU forces capture key Somalia location from al-Shabaab

African Union peacekeeping troops in Somalia (AMISOM) backed by the Somali National Army have captured a key location in southern Somalia from Islamist militant...

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Egypt army: 7 jihadists killed, 15 soldiers dead or wounded in Sinai attack

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Egypt's army said Saturday seven suspected jihadists were "eliminated" and 15 soldiers killed or wounded in an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, where troops...

Sexual Violence Rampant in South Sudan’s Unity Region

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Despite the signing of the peace agreement on September 12,2018 ; The UN says sexual abuse continues in parts of south Sudan targeting victims...

Zambia delays implementation of ban on plastic bags

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Retailers in Zambia have now been granted an extension of two weeks for using non- compliant plastic carrier bags and one month for using...

8 miners rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine

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Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

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A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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

  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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