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Cyclists aim to set world record by cycling from Cairo to...

Famous cyclist David Kinjah to lead a team of cyclists that aim to set a world record by cycling all the way from Cairo...

South Africa’s future as part of AGOA uncertain

South Africa's future as part of the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act still remains uncertain. Debate around chicken exports from the US has become a...

Nigerian farmers seek more incentives

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari says he plans to boost agriculture to create jobs and reduce the country's reliance on costly food imports. Watch this video...

Cabinet approves Egypt’s plan to tackle climate change

The Cabinet approved the Environment Ministry's plan to face climate change that will be featured in November's Paris conference on climate change, said Environment...

3 Moroccan Terror Suspects Arrested in Spain

  Three Moroccans have reportedly been arrested in Madrid, Spain on suspicion of belonging to a group linked to Islamic State extremists. Spain’s interior ministry has...

Tangier city residents in Morocco hold demonstrations over high utility prices

Residents in Morocco's northern city of Tangier are protesting over high prices for water and electricity. This is after authorities and the company running the...

Former Taekwondo champion Abdelkader Zrouri promotes sport in Oujda, Morocco

Former Olympian Abdelkader Zrouri is trying to put something back into the community he was brought up in. Zrouri rose to fame in Morocco when...

Oscar Pistorius could be sent back to jail

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius woes are far from over. The country’s prosecutors have started an appeal hearing on whether the athlete should be convicted...

Egypt’s President Rubbishes ISIS air disaster claims as propaganda

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has reportedly rubbished claims by a branch of the Islamic State group who claimed responsibility for the downing of...

Amnesty International accuses Shell of endangering Nigerians’ lives

Giant Oil company shell is reportedly leaving thousands of Nigerians exposed to contaminated environments by not cleaning up oil spills as outlined by United...

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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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