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Over 1.3 million children in Sahel region suffer from acute malnutrition...

More than 1.3 million children aged less than five years suffer from acute malnutrition across six countries in Africa’s Sahel region, the United Nations...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May appoints new Brexit Secretary

The UK’s junior health minister Stephen Barclay was on Friday appointed as the new Brexit Secretary as Prime Minister Theresa May sought to fill...

Two former presidents set to face off in Madagascar’s run-off vote

Two of Madagascar’s former presidents are set to face off in a run-off election in December after failing to win an outright majority in...

DR Congo police shoot two students dead

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s police shot two students dead during protests in the capital, Kinshasa. The students at the Kinshasa University held protests on...

AU urges implementation of South Sudan peace deal

The African Union has urged South Sudan’s parties to fully implement the peace agreement signed in September in order to realize lasting peace in...

UN chief condemns killing of ‘blue helmets’ in DR Congo

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the killing of seven peacekeepers serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, the...

Ethiopia’s former top spy joins list of people arrested in corruption...

Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces. Yared Zerihun, the former...

42 killed in Zimbabwe bus explosion

At least 42 passengers have been confirmed dead, Zimbabwe police said Friday, after a suspected gas tank exploded on a bus. The state-owned Herald newspaper...

South Sudan raises Ebola alert

South Sudan said on Thursday it has intensified Ebola surveillance in response to a suspected case of the disease being reported in the South...

Mountain gorillas removed from ‘critically endangered’ list

Mountain gorillas in East and Central Africa have been taken off the ‘critically endangered’ species list following a jump in numbers over the past...

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Over 1.3 million children in Sahel region suffer from acute malnutrition – UNICEF

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More than 1.3 million children aged less than five years suffer from acute malnutrition across six countries in Africa’s Sahel region, the United Nations...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May appoints new Brexit Secretary

9 hours ago
The UK’s junior health minister Stephen Barclay was on Friday appointed as the new Brexit Secretary as Prime Minister Theresa May sought to fill...

Two former presidents set to face off in Madagascar’s run-off vote

10 hours ago
Two of Madagascar’s former presidents are set to face off in a run-off election in December after failing to win an outright majority in...

Algeria shelves subsidy reforms before presidential elections

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Algeria is backtracking on some economic reforms such as cutting costly subsidies as the country wants to minimize the risk of protests before presidential...

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

1 week 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 week 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

2 weeks 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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