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Egypt says no to hosting AFCON 2019

Egypt has no interest in playing host to the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The Egyptian Football Association said Thursday, the country will not launch...

Former Ghanaian star says Ghana is not ready to host 2019...

Former Hearts of Oak midfielder Joe Tagoe believes Ghana is not ready to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations amid calls by a section...

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...

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China donates 800,000 USD in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe

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  Chinese government has donated 800,000 U.S. dollars in cash as emergency humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe to help the country with its disaster relief efforts,...

China sends new envoy to Kenya, commits to deepen bilateral relations

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The Permanent representative of China to the United Nations Environment Programme and UN-Habitat Wu Peng is set to assume office as the new Chinese...

About 60 people killed following attack in Mali

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Gunmen killed about 60 people in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region...

Burundi makes history qualifying for its first ever AFCON tournament

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Burundi made history by qualifying for its first Africa Cup of Nations tournament following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in Bujumbura. The hosts came into...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

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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