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U.S. to send teams to assist in Ethiopian Airlines crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will send four people to assist in the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, an NTSB spokesman said on Sunday. The...

Video games could be part of 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is scheduled to host a forum on e-sports on 21 July at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne with Global...

Over 740 people in DR Congo infected with Ebola since outbreak...

More than 740 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been infected with Ebola since its outbreak was declared in the country six...

Six police officers killed by Cairo bomb blast

Six policemen were killed and three others wounded on Friday after a roadside bomb exploded near a security checkpoint in Cairo, Egyptian interior ministry...

Zambia bans election campaigns for the next ten days

Electoral Commission of Zambia has put a ten day campaign ban I Lusaka and Namwala districts due to politically instigated violence reports local media,...

US airstrike outside Somalia’s capital kills 4 al-Shabab

The U.S. military says it has killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group with a “self-defense airstrike” outside Somalia’s capital after partner forces...

Egypt punishes singer for insulting the Nile

Egyptian courts have sentenced two singers to prison time for seemingly tame behavior deemed threatening to society in a country growing increasingly repressive on...

Egypt plane hijacker detained amid questions about his mental state

59-year-old Egyptian Seif El Din Mustafa hijacked the EgyptAir flight out of Alexandria to Cairo and had it diverted to Cyprus. There were no...

Former Nigerian minister charged in court

A former Nigerian minister has been charged with money laundering. Bello Haliru, a former defence minister, is accused of diverting $1.5m that was meant for...

Xenophobic attack: South Africa committed to good relations with Nigeria

South Africa remains committed to maintaining friendly relations with Nigeria after Abuja recalled its ambassador to Pretoria in the wake of attacks on immigrants. Nigeria...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

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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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