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Chinese firm drills East Africa’s longest railroad tunnel

China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), contractors of the Nairobi – Naivasha SGR Phase 2A, have successfully drilled the longest railway tunnel in East...

Several African leaders gather in Johannesburg for BRICS Outreach Dialogue

Several Africa leaders are gathered in the South African city of Johannesburg for the BRICS Outreach Dialogue Session, which come on the back of...

BRICS Summit 2018:Leaders sign Johannesburg declaration

The second day of the BRICS Summit 2018 got off to a smooth start with President Cyril Ramaphosa delivering an address to the delegates...

BRICS bloc signs declaration reaffirming multilateral trade as per WTO rules

Leaders from the BRICS nations on Thursday signed a declaration supporting an open and inclusive multilateral trading system as envisaged by the World Trade...

President Xi urges BRICS leaders to forge new path towards closer...

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called upon leaders of the BRICS member states to use the Johannesburg forum to kick-start a new journey...

Trade wars won’t happen in BRICS, says South African official

A South African official said on Monday that there will not be trade wars within BRICS, but the topic will be unavoidable at the...

Turkish President Erdogan to attend BRICS Summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to embark on a tour of Africa, which will see him attend the 2018 BRICS Summit in...

BRICS Summit offers a chance for small businesses to attract investment

South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, has expressed optimism that the 2018 BRICS Summit will provide the perfect platform to hold...

China to invest $14 billion in South Africa: President Ramaphosa

China will invest $14.7 billion in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday following talks with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Xi arrived...

President Xi completes visit to Rwanda, heads to South Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday departed the Rwandan capital, Kigali, for South Africa after completing a two-day visit to the country. President Xi was...

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Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

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Doctors in Sierra Leone have ended a 13-day strike pushing for better pay and working conditions that had paralyzed the country’s hospitals. The health ministry...

Kenya allocates $50.7M to promote balanced economic growth

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Kenya has allocated 5.2 billion Kenya shillings (about $50.7 million) to promote balanced economic growth in the current financial year, officials said on Tuesday. The...

FIFA bans former Gambia football head for corruption

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World football governing body FIFA has banned former president of the Gambia Football Federation Seedy Kinteh from all football activities for four years. This after...

IMF approves Morocco’s $2.97B precautionary loan

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $2.97 billion precautionary and liquidity line (PLL) facility to help Morocco ward off external economic shocks. The...

Opinion

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

1 month 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 month 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 month 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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