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Concerns grow about Ebola outbreak in war-torn eastern DR Congo

The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191...

Groups halt Ebola work in response to violence in DR Congo

The death toll from a weekend attack in DR Congo's restive east rose to 21 on Monday, with the violence prompting aid groups to...

Ebola vaccinations begin in North Kivu

Ebola vaccinations have begun in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the Ministry of Public Health the vaccinations will...

Teams all set for crucial Ebola vaccination in DR Congo

The death toll from an outbreak of a fresh strain of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 34 even as...

Death toll in Central African Republic’s capital rises to 19

Central African Republic’s president on Wednesday declared three days of mourning as the death toll from renewed sectarian violence in the capital rose to...

Watchdog groups say South Sudan’s oil money funds civil war

South Sudan’s state-owned oil company has been “captured by predatory elites” and is being used to fund the country’s civil war, including a government-aligned...

UN warns famine could return to South Sudan

A new United Nations report says more than half of the people in the world’s youngest nation face extreme hunger amid civil war and...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Experts identify two more suspected cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that the Democratic Republic of Congo is once again facing an outbreak of Ebola. Health experts identified two more...

Sierra Leone: Hundreds of Ebola survivors protest over inaction on healthcare

Hundreds of Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone held a protest in the capital Free Town over what they say is inaction over their health...

Liberia records first Ebola Death since July

Liberia has recorded its first Ebola death since July, a health official in the country has confirmed. Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s chief medical officer said...

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Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

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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...

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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

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  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

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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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