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Chad to withdraw troops from Central African Republic

Chad says it will withdraw its troops from an African Union peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic. The announcement is a setback for...

Security a Major Concern in Dadaab refugee camp

Recent spate of terrorists attacks in Kenya highlights a major security concern with the latest being two explosions near dadaab camp. The Kenyan  government...

UN envoys warn crisis could endanger millions in South Sudan

The United Nations has called for an end to the conflict in South Sudan. The Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan,...

UNHCR Concerned on the Humanitarian Situation in South Sudan

UN humanitarian agencies have warned the crisis in South Sudan could endanger millions of lives in the coming months, if urgent action is not...

Cairo University Students Want Campus scanned for Explosives

After three bombs exploded at Cairo University on Wednesday, the government made sure the university resumes on Thursday. The attack spread fear across the...

President Mugabe Considered Biggest Loser after EU-Africa Summit

Debate is ranging in Zimbabwe over the impact of president Robert Mugabe's decision to skip  the just concluded EU- Africa summit. The veteran leader...

President Zuma responds to Nkandla reports

ANC and Opposition DA trade accusations over stolen funds claim as Zuma. while President Zuma's response to the Nkandla Report was being handed to...

Soweto becomes a popular tourist destination in South Africa

Former President Nelson Mandela's small house on Vilikazi Street has propelled the area into instant fame. No trip to Soweto is complete without a...

U.S boosts African crisis force

Pentagon says it will increase the size of its Europe-based African crisis response force to 675 marines. 175 new troops will be sent to...

President Zuma responds to Nkandla reports

South African President Jacob Zuma has sent his response to the Public Protector's damning Nkandla report to Parliament. The Public Protector had given him 14...

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Suspect in Rwanda genocide home after Denmark extradites him

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A Rwandan teacher accused of participating in the country’s 1994 genocide has arrived home to face charges after his extradition from Denmark. Prosecution spokesman Justin...

At a glance:The new UN migration pact

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Delegates to a U.N. conference have laid out commitments to fight people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate...

Children account for over one third of Ebola cases in eastern DR Congo –...

14 hours ago
More than one third of the reported Ebola cases in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are children. The United Nations children’s...

Zambia’s chamber of mines anticipates 21,000 job cuts with planned taxes

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Zambia’s mining sector could shed up to 21,000 jobs over the next three years, if proposals by the government to introduce higher taxes take...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

1 month 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 month 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 month 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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