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Tunisian president pushes for constitution amendment to dilute PM power

Tunisia’s president has called for changes to the new constitution to give the presidency more power, in the latest escalation of a dispute between...

UNICEF says emergency supplies already arriving into Malawi

The United Nations children’s agency has said emergency supplies are already arriving into Malawi to assist those affected by the tropical cyclone. Cyclone Idai hit...

Amnesty calls for investigations into alleged civilian deaths by US airstrikes...

Human rights group Amnesty International has called for the United States to do an independent investigation into allegations that its increased  air strikes in Somalia...

Mozambique mourning for victims of Cyclone Idai

Mozambique on Wednesday started three days of national mourning for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai, one of the most destructive storms southern Africa has...

Armenia’s Foreign Minister to attend Rwanda’s genocide commemoration

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan will attend the Rwandan genocide commemoration that will be held on April 7. The East African country this year marks...

Ghana, Rwanda prepare for international friendly fixture

Ghana's announced friendly against Mauritania has been canceled, according to media reports. Instead, the Black Stars will face Rwanda on March 26 after playing Kenya...

Cameroonian coach kidnapped, released in same day

The coach of Cameroonian first division club Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda, Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso who was kidnapped on 19 March has been released. A...

Egypt’s Suez Canal economic zone integrates with China’s Belt and Road...

Egypt's Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) integrates with China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) that seeks to interconnect and boost global trade, said the...

Two foreigners believed to be among five miners killed by gunmen...

Five people working for a mining company were killed in an attack carried out by unknown gunmen near Nedjo town in Ethiopia's Oromia region on...

Kenyan tea picker awarded $14,000 for copyright infringement

The High Court in Kenya has ordered the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) to pay $14,000 to a woman for using her photo in...

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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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