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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...

UK denies visas to members of Zimbabwe’s female anti-poaching unit

The UK's decision to deny visas for two pioneering female anti-poaching rangers to attend an awards ceremony has been criticised by organisers. Zimbabwean Nyaradzo Hoto...

At least 25 killed in Cameroon in clashes between army and...

Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in new fighting in a restive English-speaking region of majority French-speaking Cameroon, security officials said. The conflict between Anglophone...

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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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