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Nigerians hope that Buhari can solve power shortage

When campaigning, candidate Muhammadu Buhari promised to prioritize the reform and expansion of power generation and supply. Now as President, the country's over 160...

Egypt face a destiny-defining moment against Morocco

Egypt is facing a tough challenge this Friday in the qualification of the 2018 African nations Championships. They'll be away to Morocco and must...

Tunisia vows to avenge 6 guard troops killed near border

At least six soldiers in Tunisia’s national guard were killed Sunday in an apparent attack by an armed group near the Algerian border, and...

Burundi Protests: More unrest reported In Bujumbura

In Burundi more deadly protests were experienced in the capital today. Witnesses claim three people were killed- two of them in a grenade blast....

12 year old suicide bomber kills 12 in Nigeria

  Ten people were killed at a market in northeast Nigeria when a girl believed to be just 12 years of age, detonated explosives she...

Guinea’s Constitutional Court confirms President Conde’s re-election

Guinea's Constitutional Court on Saturday formally confirmed President Alpha Conde's landslide re-election victory, dismissing opposition claims of vote rigging and fraud in the contested...

Zimbabwe to sell shares in state-owned firms as part of reforms

Zimbabwe is looking to sell shares in 35 state-owned firms, including telecoms and mining entities in the latest step to revive the economy under...

Ivory Coast’s ex first lady on trial

Ivory Coast's feisty former first lady Simone Gbagbo went on trial Tuesday for crimes against humanity in what many see as a litmus case...

Egypt’s army sends food and medical aid to Somalia in drought...

The Egyptian armed forces sent a C-130 military transport plane with food and medical supplies to Somalia on Thursday upon the directive of President...

A radio station for single mothers launched in Morocco

100% Mamans association in Morocco has launched a community radio station called ‘Meresenligne’ –Mothers online- for single mothers, reports Morocco World News. The association promotes...

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Libyans celebrate 8th revolution anniversary

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Libyans celebrated the 8th anniversary of the uprising that led to toppling of long serving leader, Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Eight years ago, Libya experienced...

Army to be “ruthless” against tampering in Nigeria’s postponed vote – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned that anyone trying to tamper with Nigeria’s postponed vote risked their lives and accused the electoral commission of...

Rwanda hasn’t banned Ugandan goods – envoy

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The deputy Ugandan Ambassador to Rwanda, Ms Anne Katusiime, yesterday dismissed as rumours claim that the Rwandan government had banned the exportation of Ugandan...

Four Zimbabwe generals retired in Mnangagwa’s first purge of military

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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa retired four generals on Monday, in the first major shake-up of the armed forces since he took office and including...

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

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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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