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UN organizes Nile celebration to raise awareness on sustainable development

The United Nations organized a celebration on the Nile under the slogan Sailing the Nile for Sustainable Development Saturday evening, in Cairo, to raise...

Egyptian Govt plans to issue new cement factory licenses

The government is considering issuing new licenses for the production of cement, following a study done by several ministries which recommended increasing cement production...

Daughter of Zimbabwe minister found dead in Cape Town

The daughter of Zimbabwean higher education minister Jonathan Moyo has been found dead in her flat in Cape Town, the University of Cape Town...

Voting begins in Egypt’s parliamentary election

Egyptians residing abroad began casting votes Saturday in the country's first parliamentary election since the 2013 military overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Egypt's state-run...

Red carpet ready for President Xi Jinping’s UK visit

The red carpet will be rolled out next week for China’s first state visit in a decade. Everything from the type of fish served...

Egyptian women candidates work the campaign trail

Riding through neighborhoods waving to constituents and glad-handing supporters, three Egyptian women candidates work the campaign trail. The trio represents three major groups running in...

South Africa through to semi-finals after edging out Wales 23-19

South Africa captain Fourie du Preez's try five minutes from time hauled the Springboks past Wales 23-19 in a thrilling World Cup quarter-final at...

Chinese President’s Visit to the UK will Unveil a Golden Era...

The president of The People’s Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping will make a state visit to the United Kingdon upon the invitation of...

Uganda Denies Using Spy Ware on Opposition

Uganda has denied allegations that it used powerful spyware purchased from a United Kingdom company to track and crush opposition politicians during the 2011...

South Africa Government Provides Decent Housing in Townships

The South African Government issued keys to the newly completed 14 housing units in the township of Langa near Cape Town to new home -...

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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...

Opinion

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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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