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Morocco, Spain vow to boost bilateral partnership

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and his visiting Spanish counterpart Josep Borrell pledged on Thursday to further strengthen bilateral partnership. Bourita said at a joint...

Malawi removes 260 minors from adult prisons

Malawi removed nearly 270 minors from two adult prisons, a legal action group said on Wednesday, following a court ruling and warnings about food...

NIGERIA DECIDES: INEC guarantees security during vote

Nigeria's electoral body says it has put measures in place to ensure the safety of Nigerians during the presidential election set to be held...

Eritrean refugees flown to Niger from Tripoli

  A group of 159 Eritrean refugees were flown on Wednesday from the Libyan capital Tripoli to Niger for resettlement, the United Nations said. The U.N....

China-aided state house handed over to Burundi

Chinese Ambassador to Burundi Li Changlin and Burundian Foreign Affairs Minister Ezechiel Nibigira on Thursday signed a handover document on the China-aided Burundian state...

Kenya stock market off to best start since 2013

After largely avoiding equities for the past two years in favor of the fixed-income market, money managers in Kenya are back buying stocks and...

MTN Uganda CEO deported over national security

The chief executive officer of telecoms group MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa’s MTN Group, has been deported from the East African country...

South Africa’s Eskom suspends power cuts but warns system vulnerable

South Africa’s struggling state power firm Eskom suspended electricity cuts on Friday but said the power system remained vulnerable, after five days of rolling...

Tanzania launches Africa’s 4th largest hydropower project

The government of Tanzania has unveiled a USD 3 billion hydropower project, that upon completion, will be Africa's fourth largest hydropower station. The contract has...

Bomb hidden in corpse kills Burkina Faso army doctor

A bomb hidden in a corpse dressed in military uniform killed an army doctor and wounded two police officers in northern Burkina Faso, a...

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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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