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60 migrants feared drowned off coast of Guinea Bissau

A small boat carrying migrants has capsized off Guinea Bissau, a port official said, adding that the vessel may have had more than 60...

Ethiopian military chopper crashes and kills 18

An Ethiopian official says a military helicopter has crashed and killed all 18 people on board, including two children. Police official Aschalew Alemu tells the...

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Suspect in Rwanda genocide home after Denmark extradites him

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A Rwandan teacher accused of participating in the country’s 1994 genocide has arrived home to face charges after his extradition from Denmark. Prosecution spokesman Justin...

At a glance:The new UN migration pact

12 hours ago
Delegates to a U.N. conference have laid out commitments to fight people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate...

Children account for over one third of Ebola cases in eastern DR Congo –...

14 hours ago
More than one third of the reported Ebola cases in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are children. The United Nations children’s...

Zambia’s chamber of mines anticipates 21,000 job cuts with planned taxes

14 hours ago
Zambia’s mining sector could shed up to 21,000 jobs over the next three years, if proposals by the government to introduce higher taxes take...

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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