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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...

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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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