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Ex-Comoros president charged with graft in connection to passports scheme

The former President of Comoros, Ahmed Abdallah Sambi has been charged and detained in connection with an investigation into embezzlement during a large-scale passport...

Former SA president offers to mediate talks between Mnangagwa and Chamisa

Former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in attempts to remedy...

Hull City in Kenya to officially scout for players

Hull City Association Football Club is in Kenya for two weeks on an official scouting mission. Two senior coaches from the British club are...

China, Africa focus on building maritime economy during Blue Economy conference

China hosted a dinner on the second day of the Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi in efforts to share Blue growth strategies with attendants. The...

Businesses shut in Kinshasa due to anti-government demonstrations

Businesses have shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa, after the country's opposition told people to stay at home to protest...

Crackdown on illegal foreign workers in Tanzania starts

Tanzania has started an operation to expel foreigners with illegal working permits. Many foreign workers, especially from neighbouring countries, will be affected by the decision as...

Tributes pour in following death of veteran South African actor “Bra...

Veteran South African actor Sandy Mokwena best known as Bra Eddie Khumalo in the e.tv soapie Scandal! died on Wednesday night after being admitted...

RwandAir to start flights to Abuja, Cape Town

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir is set to expand its wings to Abuja in Nigeria and Cape Town in South Africa, local online newspaper, the...

Al-Shabaab funding attacks by smuggling gold

Somalia-based Islamists terror group al-Shabaab has found another lucrative means for funding its terror activities. Research by the Institute for Security Studies shows the militant...

Cameroon government ready for dialogue, but no sign of internet restoration

The Cameroonian government is open to discussing grievances of its citizens in English-speaking regions of the country, but will not restore internet access in...

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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...

Opinion

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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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