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China-built tallest skyscraper in Africa topped out in Egypt’s new capital

With a commanding view of the modern buildings sprouting up in the central business district (CBD) of Egypt's new administrative capital, guests from China...

PHOTOS: Kenyan troops ready for peacekeeping mission in DR Congo

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Quick Reaction Force (QRF) have been selected to represent the country in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and will be proceeding to...

Kenyan youth compete in Chinese martial arts tournament

Chinese martial arts like wushu and kungfu have been around for millennia. But, in recent years, these art forms have been gaining ground as...

Ghanaian innovator develops affordable houses from recycled plastic waste

As a teenager, Nelson Boateng, a resident of Ashaiman near Ghana's capital Accra, needed to earn some income to support his education as well...

Meet the campaigner urging Botswana youth to embrace bicycles

It has become the norm among Botswana youth to graduate, get a job and immediately buy a car, even if it means securing a...

Hit by COVID, Senegal’s women find renewed hope in fishing

Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather was a fisherman, and her grandmother and...

Woman defies odds to join Rwanda’s male-dominated moto-taxi industry

  Xinhua, March 28, 2021 by James Gashumba and Lyu Tianran In Kicukiro trading center located in Kigali's suburb, streets roar with the sound of commercial motorcycles...

Zimbabwe’s elderly say they’re happy with Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, take their...

Zimbabwe's elderly people have taken heed of the government's call for them to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and are among those trooping to the...

Kenya’s rural community health volunteers on frontline of saving lives

Jael Onditi is a community health volunteer (CHV), community-based personnel that supplements the formal health system in promoting disease prevention in remote villages in...

Zambian policy helping young mothers on education

At 23 years, Mailes Mbewe is a trained medical officer specializing in clinical medicine. And she is also the mother of a seven-year-old boy. This...
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