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South Africa named as most beautiful place in the world

  South Africa has been named as one of the most beautiful countries in the world. According to TravelGuru, South Africa's beauty beats out the likes...

Burundi Coup leaders arrested after failed coup attempt

  3 Generals 7 other junior officers involved in the failed #Burundicoup  have been arrested. However reports say the whereabouts of their leader  Gen Godefroid...

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza returns home

  President Pierre Nkurunziza returned to Burundi on Thursday, his office said, after the army chief declared that an attempted coup staged when the east...

Fresh fighting in Burundi between rival forces

Explosions and gunfire have been reported in the capital of Burundi, a day after a senior army officer launched a coup attempt against president...

Have African leaders empowered girls and women enough?

  Poverty is not only an African phenomonen but it touches on all corners of the earth. But there are countries that bear the brunt...

Woman’s Graphic Skin Cancer Selfie Highlights Dangers of Repeated Tanning

A mother and nurse in the US has received praise from social media users around the world after she shared a shocking image showing...

Burundi president orders coup plotters to be arrested

Intensive gunfire and heavy explosions have been heard in the streets of Burundi's capital Bujumbura according to eye witnesses. This comes after president Nkurunziza said...

DRC Digital Migration: Concerns low income levels will hinder uptake

In June, the Democratic Republic of Congo will switch off its analogue television signals, as it migrates to digital transmission systems. However, as has...

EU unveils agenda on migrant crisis

The European Union's executive branch has unveiled a new strategy for dealing with the bloc's migration crisis, which includes controversial national quotas. As part...

Growing number of people getting tattoos in Egypt

A growing number of people are getting tattoos. Despite social reservations for body art and ink, there is a demand for more tattoo studios...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in Italy

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived at Italy’s Fiumicino Airport for an official state visit. This comes after Xi hailed an era of “global...

On International Day of Forests, what is the future of Kenya’s Mau Forest?

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When observing an aerial image of Mau Forest, located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, the various shades of green are striking. From the thick, dark...

Kenya Red Cross appeals for $8.2 million to help drought victims

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The Kenya Red Cross on Thursday appealed for Sh824,554,720 (about $8.2 million) in funds to help provide humanitarian assistance to 1.1 million people it...

Zambia bans ‘Viagra’ energy drink

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Authorities in Zambia have banned an energy drink after laboratory results showed that it contained the active ingredient of the anti-impotence drug Viagra. SX Energy...

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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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