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Kenya opposition leader slams hotel attackers

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says "divisions are what terrorists thrive on" and is appealing for unity following the deadly attack on a hotel...

Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic

Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles arrested Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor, from his home in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday as a...

Gbagbo daughter says former president intends to return to Cote D’Ivorie

Former Cote D'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo intends to return to his homeland after his release by the International Criminal Court, his daughter told Reuters...

British PM Theresa May faces confidence vote after Brexit defeat

The British parliament on Tuesday rejected overwhelmingly the Brexit deal, further complicating the country's historic exit from the European Union (EU). Members of Parliament (MPs)...

Following Kenya attack, IGAD calls for joint effort to eliminate terrorism

East African bloc IGAD on Wednesday condemned the attack on a hotel and an office complex in Nairobi, calling for joint efforts to eliminate...

Mnangagwa seeks Putin’s advice in how to improve Zimbabwe’s economy

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa believes guidance from his Russian counterpart to help surmount his country’s mounting economic challenges. Referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin as...

Zimbabwe travellers stranded in South Africa after unrest

Bus passengers travelling to Zimbabwe from South Africa found themselves stranded in the SA capital Johannesburg on Tuesday, as unrest led to regional bus...

Ghana’s largest oil field ever discovered off western coast

Norwegian oil exploration company, Aker Energy has announced the discovery of what appears to be the biggest oil find in Ghana’s history to date...

Kenyatta: Nairobi hotel attackers have been ‘eliminated’

An attack carried out by suspected al-Shabab militants in Nairobi is over and all the attackers have been "eliminated". Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the...

African leaders condemn Nairobi hotel attack

Leaders from across Africa have condemned in the strongest terms the terror attack in Nairobi, calling it a cowardly act that has heightened the...

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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...

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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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