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Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Nairobi hotel attack

  An explosion and gunfire broke out at a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, on Tuesday afternoon, in what police believe could be a...

ICC judges acquit former Ivorian president Gbagbo of war crimes

International Criminal Court judges on Tuesday acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo of all war crimes charges and ordered his immediate release in a...

Zambian clubs secure first leg wins in Confederation Cup playoffs

Zesco United defeated South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs 3-1 on Sunday to complete a successful weekend for Zambian clubs in the first legs of the...

China launches digital TV project for 1,000 Nigerian villages

Kpaduma, an underdeveloped rural community at the edge of Abuja, Nigeria's capital, came alive Monday as its people turned out en masse in jubilation...

Tanzania court rejects plea to block debate on ‘one-party rule’ bill

Tanzania’s High Court on Monday rejected a petition from some opposition leaders to halt parliamentary debate on draft legislation they say would criminalize many...

President Ali Bongo back in Gabon for swearing-in of new government

President Ali Bongo returned to Gabon on Monday after a three-month medical leave during which a coup attempt was thwarted, two government sources told...

Somalia can now appoint foreigner as central bank governor

Somali lawmakers voted on Monday to allow the president to appoint a foreigner as governor of the central bank of the volatile Horn of...

Toto’s ‘Africa’ to play ‘for an eternity’ in Namib desert

The world's oldest desert is to be blessed with one of the most listened-to songs - Africa by Toto. Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has set...

Tunisia’s revolution anniversary triggers tensions of unfulfilled promises

Thousands gathered Monday in Tunisia’s capital as the country marked eight years since a democratic uprising ousted its long-time strongman. The rally came amid...

President Ramaphosa, Nyusi commend DR Congo for “peaceful elections”

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa have commended the Democratic republic of Congo for conducting a peaceful presidential election. 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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