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Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic

Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles arrested Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor, from his home in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday as a...

Gbagbo daughter says former president intends to return to Cote D’Ivorie

Former Cote D'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo intends to return to his homeland after his release by the International Criminal Court, his daughter told Reuters...

British PM Theresa May faces confidence vote after Brexit defeat

The British parliament on Tuesday rejected overwhelmingly the Brexit deal, further complicating the country's historic exit from the European Union (EU). Members of Parliament (MPs)...

Following Kenya attack, IGAD calls for joint effort to eliminate terrorism

East African bloc IGAD on Wednesday condemned the attack on a hotel and an office complex in Nairobi, calling for joint efforts to eliminate...

Mnangagwa seeks Putin’s advice in how to improve Zimbabwe’s economy

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa believes guidance from his Russian counterpart to help surmount his country’s mounting economic challenges. Referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin as...

Zimbabwe travellers stranded in South Africa after unrest

Bus passengers travelling to Zimbabwe from South Africa found themselves stranded in the SA capital Johannesburg on Tuesday, as unrest led to regional bus...

Kenyatta: Nairobi hotel attackers have been ‘eliminated’

An attack carried out by suspected al-Shabab militants in Nairobi is over and all the attackers have been "eliminated". Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the...

African leaders condemn Nairobi hotel attack

Leaders from across Africa have condemned in the strongest terms the terror attack in Nairobi, calling it a cowardly act that has heightened the...

Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Nairobi hotel attack

  An explosion and gunfire broke out at a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, on Tuesday afternoon, in what police believe could be a...

ICC judges acquit former Ivorian president Gbagbo of war crimes

International Criminal Court judges on Tuesday acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo of all war crimes charges and ordered his immediate release in a...

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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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