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New Zealand becomes first country to hand over genocide archives to...

New Zealand has became the first country to hand over archives related to the 1994 genocide to Rwanda. Of all the countries having historical ties...

IMF approves credit facility assistance to Mozambique following Cyclone Idai

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday approved emergency financial assistance to Mozambique enabling the disbursement of US$118.2 million. The financial assistance is intended to...

Doctor fighting Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo killed in hospital...

A doctor has been killed after a hospital in Butembo in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo came under attack. The Director-General of the World Health...

President Buhari praised for signing law raising minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law a bill that raised the country’s minimum wage from 18,000...

6,000 children reunited with families after years of separation in South...

  The Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) programme in South Sudan has reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to conflict. The programme,...

Ugandan police charge man with kidnapping of US tourist

Ugandan police charged 43-year-old Byaruhanga Onesmus with the kidnapping of an American tourist and her Ugandan guide in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kimberley Sue Endicott...

Boko Haram attack kills 11 in Cameroon

Eleven people were killed by Boko Haram in Cameroon's Tchakamari area during a raid on Thursday night. A source close to security services told AFP that the...

Snake infestation forces President George Weah to work from home

Liberian President George Weah has been forced to work from home after snakes were reportedly found in the building that houses his offices in...

Indian man chops own finger off after voting for wrong party

An Indian man cut off his own finger after he accidentally voted for the wrong party in his country’s ongoing elections, local ANI news...

UNHCR evacuates refugees in Libya to Niger amid Tripoli fighting

The United Nations refugee agency on Friday said it has evacuated some 163 refugees from Libya to Niger in the first such flight since...

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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...

Opinion

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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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