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Morocco unveils Africa’s first high-speed train line

French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI are inaugurating Morocco's first high-speed rail line, the first ever such line in Africa. The $2...

Nigeria to probe ruling party’s chief over corruption allegation

Nigeria's anti-graft body said Wednesday that it would probe the allegation of corruption leveled against the chairman of the country's ruling party during the...

Uber mulls setting up minibus service in Nairobi

Uber is considering rolling out a new service in Kenya that will see users book seats on minibuses plying various routes in the capital...

World Bank scraps plan to loan Tanzania $300 million

Tanzania is now on the spot because of the recent affirmation of its policy on banning pregnant girls from school. The World Bank has now scrapped...

President Ramaphosa aims to build stronger ties with EU

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes a two-day working visit of the European Union on Thursday, where he will conduct a series of meetings...

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...

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May vows to see her Brexit deal through

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday vowed to fight for her draft Brexit agreement with the European Union, dismissing speculation that she could...

President Donald Trump nominates Lana Marks to become US envoy to South Africa

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Lana Marks to become the next Ambassador to South Africa. Marks, a handbag designer, was born and raised...

AU Commission chairperson lauds UN Security Council’s lifting of Sanctions Against Eritrea

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The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has welcomed the adoption by the United Nations Security Council of a resolution lifting...

Gabon VP to chair cabinet amid President Ali Bongo’s illness

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Gabon’s top court on Wednesday ruled that the country’s vice president will take charge of the cabinet in the absence of President Ali Bongo...

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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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