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Marburg in Uganda: One Confirmed Dead, 3 Suspected Cases Tested

Uganda has confirmed it is monitoring three people suspected of having contracted the Marburg virus, a day after the country's Health ministry announced one...

China’s promising wine industry

The Chinese wine market is developing very fast. Traditionally, red wine is more popular in the country but more recently, the demand for wine,...

Egypt’s Limbless Ping-Pong Champion

Ibrahim Al-Husseiny Hamato lost both his arms, but that has not stopped him from playing his favourite sport. His determination at the Ping Pong...

Mecca Pilgrimage: Cave of Hira

Security in the wider Middle Eastern region is also an ongoing concern, especially with millions of Muslims gathered in Mecca for the world's biggest...

Liberia’s ex- police chief joins Ebola fight

The raging Ebola outbreak has taken more than two thousand lives in Liberia. This has prompted some people to divert their careers from the...

Chinese soldiers in South Sudan improving the livelihoods of IDPS

A team of Chinese peacekeepers has won the hearts of local residents. That's thanks to their efforts to improve the welfare of one community....

Rivals, Sunni and Shia Muslims unite in Mecca for the holy...

More than 1.4-million people are there, among them members of the traditionally fierce rivals, the Sunni and Shia communities. Yet even beneath the blazing...

Children affected by Ebola abandoned by neighbours

International efforts to stop Ebola have gained momentum: The UN has pledged 1.1 billion US dollars to ramp up response. China has sent 170 medical professionals...

Mogadishu residents stock up for the feast of the Eid Al-Adha

Residents of Mogadishu flock to markets around Somalia's capital to stock up on supplies ahead of celebrations that will mark Eid al-Adha. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ff5fwWWUEM

Zimbabweans Develop a Liking for Chinese Cuisine

Zimbabwe and China refer to each other as old friends, and there is a traditional Zimbabwean saying that a true friendship can only be...
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