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Sudan’s army calls for unconditional talks with protesters

Sudan’s military council on Wednesday urged opposition leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, without preconditions, but the comments could further complicate...

China-Africa friendship group established in Beijing

The establishment ceremony and the first plenary session of the China-Africa Friendship Group of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) was held Wednesday...

Chinese vice president meets Egypt’s parliament speaker

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met here Wednesday with Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal, calling for joint efforts to deepen cooperation in various fields. Wang...

UN chief condemns sexual violence in war

Using sexual violence as a weapon in war is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations...

Second round of cholera vaccination launches in Mozambique

Mozambique's Ministry of Health launched the second round of cholera vaccination  with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and other health partners targeting over...

Garissa attack: Three found guilty in Kenya

A Kenyan court has found three men guilty, and another acquitted, over the 2015 Garissa university massacre in eastern Kenya, which left 148 people...

Biggest marine diamond mining vessel gets funded by African banks

Five African commercial banks have partnered in a $375 million financing deal to build a new diamond mining vessel for a subsidiary of Anglo...

Zambia finalizing law to allow private sector’s role in renewable energy

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it is finalizing a legislation that will allow for the private sector to participate in off-grid solutions...

Pesticide over-use poisons African wildlife: experts

Large-scale application of pesticides by commercial farmers in Africa has fueled poisoning of the continent's iconic wildlife species, experts said on Wednesday at an...

Uganda hosts inaugural African Hepatitis Summit

Uganda is hosting the first ever African Hepatitis Summit aimed at rallying partners and countries to eliminate viral hepatitis in Africa. The event which has...
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