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China donates 800,000 USD in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe

  Chinese government has donated 800,000 U.S. dollars in cash as emergency humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe to help the country with its disaster relief efforts,...

China sends new envoy to Kenya, commits to deepen bilateral relations

The Permanent representative of China to the United Nations Environment Programme and UN-Habitat Wu Peng is set to assume office as the new Chinese...

About 60 people killed following attack in Mali

Gunmen killed about 60 people in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region...

Burundi makes history qualifying for its first ever AFCON tournament

Burundi made history by qualifying for its first Africa Cup of Nations tournament following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in Bujumbura. The hosts came into...

Somalia attack update: Death toll rises to 15

Somalia’s al Shabaab stormed a government building on Saturday, detonating a suicide car bomb in the heart of the capital Mogadishu with at least...

Burundi schoolgirls detained for scribbling on President Nkurunziza’s photo

Authorities in Burundi have charged three schoolgirls for allegedly defacing the picture of the country’s president, Pierre Nkurunziza, printed in school text books. A spokeswoman for...

Mozambique death toll rises to 417 after Cyclone Idai

At least 417 people are confirmed dead in Mozambique in the aftermath Cyclone Idai, according to the Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia. The...

Algerian lawyers protest against Bouteflika

Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protested again on Saturday in the capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has been for...

Somali attack update:Somali minister among 5 killed in Somalia attack

A Somali police officer says five people, including the country’s deputy labor minister, have been killed in an Islamic extremist attack on a government...

Explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu

An explosion was heard Saturday in the Somali capital, scene of frequent attacks by Islamic extremist fighters. Witnesses said the blast was heard near the...

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China donates 800,000 USD in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe

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  Chinese government has donated 800,000 U.S. dollars in cash as emergency humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe to help the country with its disaster relief efforts,...

China sends new envoy to Kenya, commits to deepen bilateral relations

6 hours ago
The Permanent representative of China to the United Nations Environment Programme and UN-Habitat Wu Peng is set to assume office as the new Chinese...

About 60 people killed following attack in Mali

8 hours ago
Gunmen killed about 60 people in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region...

Burundi makes history qualifying for its first ever AFCON tournament

8 hours ago
Burundi made history by qualifying for its first Africa Cup of Nations tournament following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in Bujumbura. The hosts came into...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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

  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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