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Gabon’s Bongo jets back to Morocco for rehabilitation

Gabon president Ali Bongo has returned to Morocco after a short visit back to his country to continue with recovery from a stroke suffered...

Protesters clash with Sudan police in latest anti-Bashir unrest

Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding President Omar al-Bashir’s...

UN expert urges Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting to fight climate...

A hydrology expert with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday urged Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting in order to...

Police recover and detonate explosive left behind at Dusit D2 complex

Kenyan bomb disposal experts on Thursday located then destroyed an explosive left over from the extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel complex in...

Investigative journalist shot dead in Ghana

A Ghanaian undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital Accra, police said Thursday. Ahmed Husein was...

Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers

The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi went up to 21. Their nationalities were as follows:...

Canadian abducted by suspected Burkinabe extremists

Burkina Faso's Security Ministry has said that a Canadian national had been kidnapped by suspected extremists in the West African nation near its border...

Gbagbo’s family prepare for his return, amid protests

The family of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo is preparing for his return to Abidjan after International Criminal Court judges rejected a prosecution request...

Ghana urges people of African heritage to ‘come home’

Sicley Williams was ready to escape what she found an unfriendly climate in the United States and take a leap of faith, leaving her...

Kenya opposition leader slams hotel attackers

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says "divisions are what terrorists thrive on" and is appealing for unity following the deadly attack on a hotel...

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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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