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Moroccan saffron farmers say their business is being threatened by bogus...

Saffron farmers in southern Morocco have long taken pride in the coveted spice they produce from the purple-petalled Crocus sativus, but some are worried...

Zimbabwe inflation climbs to 10-year-high of 31 percent

Zimbabwe’s inflation soared to a fresh 10-year high of 31.01 percent year-on-year in November from 20.85 percent in October after prices of basic goods...

Sibanye-Stillwater extends wage agreement to striking gold workers

Sibanye-Stillwater said on Thursday it had extended a wage agreement to cover all of its South African gold workforce, potentially putting an end to...

Commercial flights between Egypt, U.S. to resume in January

The commercial flights between Egypt and the United States will resume since January 2019 after more than three years of suspension, official MENA news...

Ethiopian PM to inaugurate Chinese-built industrial park on Sunday

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will inaugurate the Chinese-built Dire Dawa industrial park located in the eastern part of the country on Sunday, state-affiliated...

Tanzania to sign deal this week for $3 billion power plant

Tanzania will sign a deal this week for the construction of a $3 billion hydroelectric power plant, the president said in remarks broadcast on...

Kenya Chinese Economic Trade Association announces new board members

The Kenya Chinese Economic and Trade Association (KCETA) has just reshuffled its board of members. After ballots were cast and counted, a new board is...

South African stock market poised for a rally in 2019

It’s been a rough year for South African stocks, but signals are emerging that they’re set for a rebound in 2019. Cheap valuations, flows into...

Ghanaian president commissions Chinese diaper factory

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo commissioned on Thursday a 40-million-U.S.-dollar baby diaper production plant of Chinese firm Sunda International. The factory, which is described as one...

Petition launched in South Africa to break monopoly on electricity generation

A nationwide petition was launched on Wednesday in South Africa with the aim of breaking the monopoly state-run electricity utility Eskom has on electricity generation...

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Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

5 hours ago
Doctors in Sierra Leone have ended a 13-day strike pushing for better pay and working conditions that had paralyzed the country’s hospitals. The health ministry...

Kenya allocates $50.7M to promote balanced economic growth

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Kenya has allocated 5.2 billion Kenya shillings (about $50.7 million) to promote balanced economic growth in the current financial year, officials said on Tuesday. The...

FIFA bans former Gambia football head for corruption

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World football governing body FIFA has banned former president of the Gambia Football Federation Seedy Kinteh from all football activities for four years. This after...

IMF approves Morocco’s $2.97B precautionary loan

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $2.97 billion precautionary and liquidity line (PLL) facility to help Morocco ward off external economic shocks. The...

Opinion

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

1 month 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 month 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 month 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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