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China to send 925 peacekeepers to Sudan, South Sudan in December

China will send 925 peacekeepers to South Sudan and the Darfur region of Sudan in December 2016 for one year on a United Nations...

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 13 in Maiduguri

Three suicide bombers killed 13 other people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, the deadliest attack in over a month as...

Meet the first black female navy commander

The first Black woman to command a navy vessel was recently appointed. Zimasa Mabela broke new ground, when she took charge of a de-mining...

Egypt delegation due in Italy amid pressure over student’s death

An Egyptian delegation is to travel to Italy to present the results of Egypt's investigation into the torture and death of an Italian researcher...

The Islamic Development Bank to finance $185 mln projects in Tunisia

The Islamic Development Bank has agreed on Sunday to lend Tunisia $185 million to finance developments including an electricity project, an official told Reuters. The...

Kenyan leaders want Dadaab refugee camp shut down

  Kenyan leaders from the North Eastern region say they want the Dadaab refugee camp shut down as part of efforts to tame the Al-Shabaab...

Irish rock star Bono, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote visit displaced...

Famous multi-billionaire businessman, lead musician of rock band U2, songwriter and Philanthropist Paul David Hewson popularly known as Bono, who is also an ambassador...

Tanzania sues East African community to stop it from finalizing deal...

Tanzania has filed a civil suit in the East African Court of Justice to stop the remaining members of the East African Community (EAC)...

UN chief hails China-Africa ties, urges sustainable development

While hailing the economic and development progress made in China and Africa, the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the two sides to...

Somalia says ready to host international games

Somalia is looking forward to play matches on home soil for the first time in three decades. The country last hosted a competitive match...

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

12 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

13 hours ago
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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