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Africa’s richest man wealthier than Oprah & Trump combined

Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man who founded and chairs Dangote Cement, the continent's largest cement producer is worth more than American President and business...

Peacekeepers fathered more than 6,000 children in Liberia

Peacekeepers fathered more than 6,000 children in Liberia while helping the country overcome its vicious civil war in the 1990s, AP news agency reports...

Ethiopia beats Kenya to become East Africa’s economic giant

Kenya has officially been toppled by neighboring Ethiopia as East Africa’s leading economic giant. Figures by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) indicate that Ethiopia’s annual...

Somalia rejects an $80M offer to cut ties with Qatar

Somali President Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo rejected an offer of 80 million US dollars to sever diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar, reports the...

Ugandan woman aged 37 has 38 children

A 37-year-old Ugandan woman has given birth to 38 children. The mother, Miriam Nabatanzi Babirye, nicknamed Nalongo Muzaala Bana, which means “the twin mother who...

U.S. to announce more sanctions against Russia on Monday

United States’ Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday said that her country would announce more sanctions against Russia on Monday. Haley made...

Zimbabwe businessman’s outrageous list of requirement for future wife

Zimbabwe’s rich businessman Wicknell Chivayo’s released a controversial list of requirements for a future wife. The wealth-flaunting tenderpreneur, who has made no secret of his...

Somalia ranked 4th among countries whose people are kind to strangers...

Somalia has been ranked 4th among countries whose people are kind to strangers despite years of conflict, terrorist attacks and general unrest. The latest...

Ethiopia building its own satellite to reduce reliance on foreign telecoms

The Ethiopian government announced in January that it will launch a Chinese-built civilian satellite within the next five years to reduce its reliance on...

Azerbaijan President appoints his wife vice president

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife to serve as his deputy president, tightening his grip on the country’s leadership. Ilham named Mehriban Aliyeva...

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Protesters clash with Sudan police in latest anti-Bashir unrest

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Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding President Omar al-Bashir’s...

UN expert urges Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting to fight climate change

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A hydrology expert with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday urged Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting in order to...

Police recover and detonate explosive left behind at Dusit D2 complex

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Kenyan bomb disposal experts on Thursday located then destroyed an explosive left over from the extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel complex in...

Consumer goods company Unilever invests $12.2 million in Ghana plants

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Consumer goods company Unilever Ghana has invested GH¢60million in new infrastructure and factory plants as part of plans to improve its offering to the...

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

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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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