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MDC Suspends Tsvangirai as Zimbabwe opposition splits

Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change has suspended its leader Morgan Tsvangirai for violating the opposition party’s constitution, Secretary General Tendai Biti said. The move...

AU Welcomes Move To Free South Sudan Political Detainees

The African Union has welcome the release of the remaining four detainees in South Sudan saying the release will help the talks in Addis...

Malaria Global Impact

Despite concerted efforts to eliminate Malaria, sub- Saharan Africa remains the worst affected region in the World. Hundreds of thousands of people are still...

UNSC Considers Sanctions on Warring Parties in S.Sudan

The United Nations Security Council members are considering placing sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties. This is after last week slaughter of hundreds of...

Bambari Defends Both Christians and Muslims

Bambari is a town of around 65,000 people the Central Africa Republic. The town which is the second largest is a rare model of...

South Africa’s Fastest Man

Simon Magakwe has become the first South African to run under ten seconds in the 100 meters. Simon managed to run at a local...

Trendy bunny drives sales for Belgian chocolatiers

A move by Belgian chocolate-company, Wittamer to put a hip-spin, on the traditional Easter Bunny, this year, has seen record-sales with prices rising, on...

Uganda’s Athletics Coach Suspended Over Claims of Sexual Harassment of Female...

Uganda's athletics body has suspended a coach who is accused of sexually harassing female runners, an official said on Monday. Police have started investigating...

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Wins 4th Term

Algeria's President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term in office in the just concluded presidential Elections, by a landslide taking more than 81...

“Virunga,” Documentary Captures Congo Turbulence

The Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is home to active volcanoes, forests, savanna and some of the world's last mountain...

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China motor firm launches regional operation center in Kenya

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Chinese automotive firm Beiqi Foton Motor on Friday launched an operation center in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, to facilitate its expansion across the East...

Five suspects arrested, arraigned in connection to Dusit D2 attack

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A Canadian national and four Kenyans arrested as part of the investigation into Tuesday's hotel attack in Nairobi made their first appearance in court...

DRC rejects African Union call to delay final election result

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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Friday rejected an African Union demand to delay announcing final results from its presidential election, compounding the...

China, Equatorial Guinea pledge to strengthen ties

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The President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema met with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping's special representative Yang Jiechi on Thursday, both sides pledging...

Opinion

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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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