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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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Human rights abuses widespread in South Sudan – UN report

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Despite a fragile peace agreement signed more than five months ago, a United Nations report concludes many violations, including rape and sexual violence continue...

Egypt executes nine men over killing of public prosecutor

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Egyptian authorities have executed nine men convicted of the 2015 killing of the country’s chief prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, a prison source and a lawyer...

Kenya on a mission to track down student loan defaulters

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The Kenya Ministry of Education has put education loan defaulters on the spot. Through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), authorities seek to recover...

China supports Tanzania’s trial of ivory smuggler

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China on Wednesday voiced support for Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese businesswoman to 15 years in prison for smuggling elephant tusks. According to media reports,...

Opinion

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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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