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Education for 305,000 Mozambican children interrupted by Cyclone Idai – UNICEF

More than 305,000 children in Mozambique have had their education interrupted due to the damage caused by the tropical cyclone that swept through southwest...

Researchers discover ‘giant lion’ fossil in Kenya

A new species of giant mammal was identified on Thursday after researchers investigated bones that had been kept for decades in a drawer at...

Nigeria’s Buhari signs law to increase minimum wage

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari signed into law a bill to increase Nigeria’s minimum wage with immediate effect, an aide confirmed on Thursday. Ita Enang, a...

Uganda’s top court upholds removal of presidential age cap

Uganda’s top court on Thursday upheld the removal of the upper age limit for the presidency, allowing Yoweri Museveni to seek another term in...

Gambia exhumes remains of seven soldiers linked to 1994 Jammeh overthrow...

Remains of seven Gambian soldiers who took part in an attempt to overthrow Yahya Jammeh in November 1994 have been exhumed as part of...

Kenya faces worst drought in 38 years

The dry weather witnessed in the long rains season from March to May will be the worst in 38 years, worsening food shortages, water...

Mauritania sets date for presidential elections

Mauritanians will go to the polls on June 22 to vote for a successor to President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is stepping down...

Ministers convene to discuss statelessness in Africa’s Great Lakes region

“I am worried for my children. I have been experiencing this kind of life and I know this life leaves everyone in bitterness, you...

UN envoy to Libya warns of ‘widening conflagration’

The United Nations envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame on Thursday warned of "a widening conflagration" in the North African country, saying that international divisions...

Car bomb kills four and injures five in Somalia

Police confirmed four people were killed and five others injured after a car loaded with explosives detonated along Maka Al-Mukarama road in the Somali...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

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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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