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As China’s governing party marks centenary, African parties take note

This year marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, a political organization that, over the course of the past...

Malawi making strides in protecting children with albinism

In Malawi, children with albinism face a lot of challenges including discrimination, attacks and ritual killings. For some time, government and non-governmental organizations have...

Meet the orphaned migrant from Zimbabwe who became a millionaire philanthropist...

Driven by the desire to help the needy, the Chief Executive Officer of Barmlo Investments, Banabasi Marambire has registered a trust. Growing up in Zimbabwe...

Invasive crows plague Kenya’s coast

Originally introduced by colonialists in the early 20th century to control garbage, Indian house crows have become an unwelcome fixture of coastal Kenya's wildlife...

Feature: Chinese firm drills wells in Egyptian desert to help reclaim...

A giant drilling rig can be seen from a distance in the heart of the desert west of Upper Egypt's Minya Province, surrounded by...

Feature: Vertical gardening trend blooms in Kenya amid climate change, pandemic

From use of soil-less technology to growing plants in ordinary sacks, vertical gardening is taking root in Kenya as land sizes shrink and climatic...

Relaxation of adherence to COVID-19 guidelines fuels spike in cases, deaths...

Stakeholders in Zambia have expressed worry that people's laxity in adhering to preventive guidelines against the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the cold weather, has...

Feature: Water shortages compound Zimbabweans’ COVID-19 woes

Battling a pandemic and the worst economic crisis in a decade, residents of Epworth, a town south-east of Zimbabwe's capital Harare find themselves saddled...

Kenya’s COVID-19 home-based care boosts recoveries, eases burden on health system

When Joan Macharia's brother early this month had symptoms of COVID-19 that include dry cough and fever, he visited a government hospital in the...

Feature: Egypt steadily works towards eradicating unsafe slums

"My dream of having a new house has come true," said Abdel Rahim Mohamed, a 40-year-old electricity technician who has moved into Al-Asmarat residential...
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