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South Africa’s MTN to apply for mobile money license in Nigeria

MTN Group will apply for a mobile banking licence in Nigeria and plans to launch a service there next year, its CEO said on...

Egypt’s retired soccer star sentenced to 1 year in prison

An Egyptian court has sentenced Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country's greatest all-time soccer players, to a year's imprisonment for tax evasion. The court also...

Kenyatta wants Kenya to move to 100% green energy by 2020

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set 2020 as a target date for Kenya to achieve a 100 percent transition to green energy. He said the...

Tunisia opens first Confucius Institute

  Tunisia's first Confucius Institute (Institute of Chinese Language and Culture) opened classroom on Monday at the Higher Institute of Languages (ISLT) under the University...

Egypt planning 20 new ‘smart’ cities to improve quality of life

Urban planning experts believe that the construction of 20 new cities of the fourth generation will help improve life quality, increase residential area and...

UEFA’s Brexit strategy will reduce number of foreigners in Premier League

In a bid to deal with Brexit and boost the number of homegrown players, the English Football Association (FA) is planning to reduce the...

U.N. Security Council expected to lift sanctions on Eritrea

The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats...

Zimbabwe gets $3.6 million from Japan to fight cybercrime

Zimbabwe now has an additional $3.6 million in its coffers to help fight cybercrime. Finance minister Mthuli Ncube says the money came in the form...

Cholera outbreak: 175 dead, over 10 000 affected in Nigeria

Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded...

Congo opposition parties back out of sole candidate pact

Congo’s two leading opposition parties withdrew from a pact to support a single presidential contender on Monday, significantly weakening efforts to defeat the ruling...

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Run-off poll likely in Madagascar as results continue to trickle in

11 hours ago
Madagascans will likely head back to the ballot to elect their new president, as preliminary results from 70 percent of the polling stations indicate...

Kenya lauds China for upholding ban on rhino, tiger parts sale

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Kenya has lauded China’s decision to reverse its earlier decision to lift a 25-year ban on trade in tiger and rhino parts. China eased the...

UN Security Council lifts arms embargo, targeted sanctions on Eritrea

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The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday lifted sanctions on Eritrea following a historic peace deal with Ethiopia and improved relations with Djibouti. The Security...

Land reforms won’t violate constitution, President Ramaphosa assures

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The land reforms in South Africa will not violate the country’s constitution, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday. Ramaphosa made the remarks while addressing the...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

7 days ago
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

1 week ago
  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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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

1 week ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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