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More than 70,000 displaced by renewed violence in DR Congo: UN...

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNHCR) reported Tuesday that a recent mission in Tanganyika in the southeast of the Democratic...

UN sexual abuse cases and resolution to punish errant peacekeepers

The United Nations Security Council has adopted its first ever resolution to tackle the problem of alleged sexual abuse by peacekeepers. Last year, there were...

Serena Williams overtakes Maria Sharapova as the world’s highest paid sportswoman

Two days after her stunning loss to Garbine Muguruza in the French Open final, Serena Williams scored a different win on Monday, when Forbes...

24 people, mostly children, dead after train derails in DR Congo

At least 24 people, mostly children, died and 31 others were injured in a train derailment in Kasai province in the Democratic Republic of...

Chinese companies in Kenya embrace Corporate Social Responsibility

In the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, more and more Chinese companies are getting involved with Corporate Social Responsibility. Sino-Africa firefly - a charity recently founded...

Top 5 Fastest African sprinters in Men’s 100 meters

With the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro just around the corner, all eyes will, inevitably be focused on the athletics events and specifically,...

IGAD Accuses S. Sudan of Waging War against Rebels

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has accused the South Sudanese government of launching a "full scale" war against the rebels, led by former...

Mauritian president to quit after Independence Day celebrations

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim will resign after next week’s Independence Day celebrations, thus evading her impeachment by the government. The announcement was made on Thursday...

South Africa and Russia agree to increase cooperation in various fields

South Africa and Russia have agreed to increase their cooperation in various fields including energy, trade, technology and investment. This emerged after the 14th session...

UN urges Africa to make cooking gas more accessible to the...

  The UN official on Thursday called on African governments to make cooking gas accessible to poor populations to replace biomass use. Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary...

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UN chief condemns Sri Lanka attacks

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The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condoled with the families of the victims of Sunday’s multiple Sri Lanka attacks. In a statement issued...

Libya’s Tripoli airport reopened as fighting continues

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Libya has reopened Tripoli’s only functioning airport, the airport authorities’ announced on their Facebook page on Sunday. Mitiga airport was closed earlier in the day...

W.H.O. condemns attack on health workers in DR Congo

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The World Health organization has condemned Saturday’s attack on a hospital in the DR Congo. The attack was the second in two days targeting Ebola...

Egyptians vote for second day on constitutional changes

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Egyptians have voted for a second day running on whether to back constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in...

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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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