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Taiwan explosion aftermath

An explosion in Taipei turned a colored powder party into an inferno, more than 510 people, including 4 tourists from the Chinese mainland, were...

Election material burnt in Burundi attack

Attackers in Burundi set fire to a building storing election material on Saturday, two days ahead of key polls and following weeks of violence...

Maasai Women Installing Solar Panels in Remote Regions of Kenya

The Maasai are a semi-nomadic pastoral ethnic group spread across Kenya and Tanzania. They live in some of the most arid lands in the...

Six South Sudan commanders targeted for UN sanctions

A United Nations committee is weighing imposing sanctions on six senior commanders from South Sudan, the first to face penalties over the 18-month war....

Chinese Expats in Kenya Tackle Poaching Head On

Moving on to issues of animal protection now and illegal trade in bush meat is threatening the very existence of wildlife in Kenya and...

Egypt Iftar Record: Alexandria Breaks Guinness World Record for Longest Table

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk.Tables laid out in the streets right before Iftar time, usually called 'Moa'ed...

Africa’s ‘Queen of Comedy’: Anne Kansiime Enjoys Success in a Male...

Africa has been experiencing an explosion in the growth and popularity of comedy. Celebrated acts such as South Africa's Trevor Noah have achieved international...

Gunmen attack western Mali town in pre-dawn raid

(Reuters) Gunmen attacked a town in western Mali near the border with neighboring Mauritania before dawn on Saturday, a town resident and a senior military...

Birth control for men? New male contraceptive ‘Vasalgel’ nears approval for...

The male contraceptive pill is coming and it could be available in three years. The pill, known as Vasalgel would be the first approved...

Tunisia Beach Massacre: Atleast 28 People Including Foreign Tourists Killed

In Tunisia, at least 28 people, including foreign tourists, were killed after a gunman opened fire on a beachside hotel, in the popular resort...

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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...

Opinion

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

1 week 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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