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Inquiry: How Did Air France Plane Almost Crash into Mount Cameroon?

French accident investigators have opened an inquiry into a near accident involving an Air France Boeing 777 which narrowly missed one of Africa’s highest...

Safaricom’s Security System Live in Nairobi and Mombasa

The Sh15 billion high-tech security system developed by Safaricom will be handed over to the Kenyan government.  Safaricom, which is Kenya's biggest mobile phone...

Plastic Bags Banned in Tanzania

Importing, selling or using plastic bags has been outlawed in Tanzania in a move aimed at curbing environmental damage.Manufacturers and retailers had been given...

Are you hungry for success?

  Here are some tips and more  to get you going on your journey to become the next successful African entrepreneur. They may sound basic...

Legislators in Madagascar vote to dismiss president

  Madagascar's parliament  voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to dismiss President Hery Rajao-nariman-pianina for alleged constitutional violations and general incompetence. The country's constitutional court will now decide,...

Libya’s Prime Minister survives assassination attempt

    Libya's internationally recognised Prime minister Abdullah al-Thanni says he's survived an assassination attempt by gunmen,  in the city of Tobruk. One of his guards was...

Rwandans want a third term for President Kagame

  While Burundians have been protesting against President Pierre Nkurunziza for wanting a third term in office, Rwandans have gone ahead to petition parliament to...

Do you know the Africa Union Anthem?

  All South African school goers will have to learn the African Union anthem, President Jacob Zuma announced at Africa Day celebrations in Pretoria on Sunday. “Starting...

Boko Haram increase suicide attacks in Nigeria

  Nigeria's militant group Boko Haram is reported to have killed more than 30 people in Gubio, Borno state in North Eastern Nigeria. Military sources said...

“Life in Syria” Series: Music Continues To Function In Time of...

It has been more than four years since the civil war in Syria began. So far, over 220-thousand people have been killed. Today we...

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World Bank approves $150 Million grant for refugees in Uganda

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The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a grant of $150 million to Uganda from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve life...

Saudi Arabia and UAE agree to give $3 billion in aid to Sudan

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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates plan to send Sudan $3 billion worth of aid, throwing a lifeline to the country’s new military...

10 killed, 30 injured in Nigeria after policeman rams car into children

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A policeman was killed by a mob after he ran over and killed 10 people and injured 30 others in Nigeria’s northeast state of...

Uganda Airlines receives its first aircraft

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Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday received the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by the Uganda National Airlines Company at Entebbe International...

Opinion

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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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