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President Xi Jinping visits Kigali Genocide Memorial

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide. President Xi was accompanied...

President Kagame hails China’s friendship with Africa

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has hailed China's relations with Africa, saying it (the relationship) is more precious than money. Kagame’s statement came during a joint...

Rwanda holds grand welcoming ceremony for visiting Chinese President

Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Kigali for an official visit of Rwanda, the first ever by a Chinese Head of State. A grand welcoming...

BRICS bank to boost South African loans by as much as...

The New Development Bank plans to lend as much as $600 million more in South Africa this year in an effort to spread funding more evenly...

Second edition of BRICS Games kicks off in Johannesburg

On the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in the South African city of Johannesburg, the 2018 BRICS Games are also taking place. Teams from the...

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa looking forward to BRICS summit

After his trip to the United Arab Emirates, Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on a four nation tour of Africa, culminating in him...

BRICS Media Forum launches photo exhibition in Cape Town

A new photo exhibition has been unveiled at the BRICS Media Forum in South Africa’s Cape Town, an event that attracted key figures from...

President Putin plans to attend BRICS summit in South Africa

Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to attend the BRICS Summit scheduled to take place between July 26 and 27 in the South African city...

Reporter’s Diary: The true price of gold

For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still - or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began...

South African minister praises BRICS members’ achievements

South Africa's Public Affairs Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has hailed the BRICS association, saying that in spite of cynicism from the West, the body has...

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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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