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Delays force Ethiopia to oust state-run firm from dam project

Ethiopia has ousted state-run Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC) from a $4 billion dam project on the River Nile due to numerous delays in...

World Bank approves $2.1 billion in loans for Nigerian projects

The World Bank said on Thursday it had approved a total of $2.1 billion in concessionary loans to fund projects in Nigeria aimed at...

AFCON 2017: African champions Cameroon to battle other continental champs in...

After their deserved 2017 Africa Cup of Nations win, Cameroon will now turn their focus to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup that will be...

AFCON 2017: Indomitable Lions roar to fifth AFCON title at the...

Cameroon are the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations champions after they came from behind to beat record champions Egypt 2-1. The Indomitable Lions went behind...

AFCON 2017: Football legend Samuel Eto’o arrives in Gabon to back...

Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto’o is in Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations final that will see his country face seven-time champions Egypt. Eto’o...

AFCON 2017: Egypt boosted by return of Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny

Egypt’s star midfielder Mohamed Elneny may feature in the Africa Cup of Nations final tonight after missing The Pharaohs dramatic semi-final win over Burkina...

AFCON 2017: Burkina Faso piles more misery on Ghana to clinch...

Burkina Faso overcame Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off on Saturday to end the 2017 competition on a high note. The Stallions...

AFCON 2017: Closing ceremony to have women celebrities only

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will draw to a close on Sunday in a colourful event that will see five African female musicians...

AFCON 2017: Ghana to battle Burkina Faso for third place

Wounded sides Ghana and Burkina Faso will clash today in Gabon as they seek to secure the third place after failing to reach the...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon fans ecstatic over team’s progress into Sunday’s final

Fans of the Indomitable Lions left the stadium in Franceville delighted with the result and are already looking forward to Sunday's final. Fans celebrated by...

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Over 1.3 million children in Sahel region suffer from acute malnutrition – UNICEF

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More than 1.3 million children aged less than five years suffer from acute malnutrition across six countries in Africa’s Sahel region, the United Nations...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May appoints new Brexit Secretary

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The UK’s junior health minister Stephen Barclay was on Friday appointed as the new Brexit Secretary as Prime Minister Theresa May sought to fill...

Two former presidents set to face off in Madagascar’s run-off vote

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Two of Madagascar’s former presidents are set to face off in a run-off election in December after failing to win an outright majority in...

Algeria shelves subsidy reforms before presidential elections

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Algeria is backtracking on some economic reforms such as cutting costly subsidies as the country wants to minimize the risk of protests before presidential...

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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

2 weeks 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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