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Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta seeks China’s support in enabling SGR reach more...

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is attending the two day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, said he will be seeking China’s support in...

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres praises Belt and Road Initiative

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called on the international community to seize the opportunities presented by the China-proposed Belt and...

President Xi officially opens Belt and Road Forum in Beijing

29 heads of state are gathered in Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum that was officially opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping. The...

Belt and Road Forum set to open in Beijing on Sunday

The final touches are being put in place at the National Convention Center in the Chinese capital, Beijing, where world leaders will gather for...

Chinese doctors provide medical support to citizens in Cape Verde 

A tropical island paradise lying 500 kilometres off the coast of Senegal, Cape Verde is the most western-point of the African continent. The former Portuguese...

President Xi proposes advancing China-Ethiopia ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on China and Ethiopia to elevate bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation. Xi made the...

Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway set to boost regional trade

One of the key components of the One Belt, One Road Initiative is due to open at the end of this month. The Standard Gauge...

Beijing convention centre ready to host world leaders during the Belt...

The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation is going to be held at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. In addition to heads...

Kenya’s opposition presidential candidate prays at Israel’s Wailing Wall ahead of...

The flag bearer of Kenya’s opposition party, National Super Alliance (NASA),Raila Odinga was on Wednesday was seen praying at Israel's Wailing Wall, wearing a...

Tilapia fish delicacy a much sought after treat in Jinja, Uganda

Lake Victoria has created its own traditions in the kitchen, and no trip there is complete without trying the local favourite - the Tilapia. But...

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WHO emergency committee to meet on DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak

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The World Health Organization (WHO) will on Wednesday convene an emergency committee to decide whether the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak constitutes a...

Tunisia will not impose new taxes in 2019 – draft budget

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Tunisia will not impose new taxes on its citizens in 2019, and will cut the tax burden for some sectors to boost growth, that’s...

European Commission to give Somalia €100m over next 2.5 years

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The European Commission has pledged a €100M grant to the Somali government over the next two and a half years, to support reforms in...

Fire incident at Kenya’s main airport, no injuries reported

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A fire broke out in Kenya’s main airport on Monday afternoon, though no flight interruptions were reported. A thick cloud of black smoke was seen...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
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