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Mauritius: The Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

The Mauritan capital of Port Louis is home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tell a rich history of the island,...

Africa takes pride in her first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have only seven more months in power, but her mark in Africa’s history will forever remain. She made history...

Chinese surgeon saves lives miles away from home

Chinese medical practitioners have for many years played a vital role in Africa’s health sector, leading to better health care in many parts of...

Bangui basketball team for the disabled defies odds to promote peace...

It is often said that the language of sports is universal and knows no boundaries. In the Central African Republic, a country that has been...

23-year-old girl gets internet fame for taking world’s riskiest photos

How far would you go to get that perfect picture? Well, a daring 23-year-old Russian girl, Angela Nikolau, has become an internet sensation after photos...

Kenyans on Twitter hilariously troll Nigerian movies

Well known for picking fights with other twitter users from across the world, Kenyans on Twitter are at it again, this time with a...

Gabon boasts of rich lingual diversity despite small population

Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Equatorial Africa, is made up of a population of just around 1.6 million people, but still...

Algiers stands tall in Africa 1000 years on

Built on the slopes of the famous Sahel Hills, Algiers is not only the capital city of Algeria, but also the largest city in...

Referee bizarrely sends player off for farting during match

A footballer was bizarrely sent off the field of play for farting during a match in which his team went on to lose 6-2. Adam...

Pomp and color dominates Carnival in Sychelles

  Thousands of Seychellois and visitors from all around the world have converged in Seychelles to see floats, dancers, and entertainers make their way through...

Recent

Run-off poll likely in Madagascar as results continue to trickle in

10 hours ago
Madagascans will likely head back to the ballot to elect their new president, as preliminary results from 70 percent of the polling stations indicate...

Kenya lauds China for upholding ban on rhino, tiger parts sale

11 hours ago
Kenya has lauded China’s decision to reverse its earlier decision to lift a 25-year ban on trade in tiger and rhino parts. China eased the...

UN Security Council lifts arms embargo, targeted sanctions on Eritrea

13 hours ago
The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday lifted sanctions on Eritrea following a historic peace deal with Ethiopia and improved relations with Djibouti. The Security...

Land reforms won’t violate constitution, President Ramaphosa assures

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The land reforms in South Africa will not violate the country’s constitution, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Ramaphosa made the remarks while addressing the...

Opinion

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

7 days 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

1 week 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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