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CCTV’s Clementine Logan recently travelled to DRC Congo to find out what is changing in one of the world’s poorest and most conflict affected...

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...

From industry to informal economy: The impact of Madagascar’s political crisis...

Berthine is a 26 year old single mother of a young girl. She worked at a textile factory, sewing zips and collars onto clothes...

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...

Kenya Election Exodus: People leave the capital to cast votes in...

Kenyans are leaving the capital Nairobi in droves for their rural areas, which they consider safer ahead of next week's elections. Transport companies report...

Chinese Vice Premier presents five-point Belt and Road proposal

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli is keen to see the Belt and Road Initiative benefit the countries involved and their people. Speaking at the opening...

Lake Victoria Series: Crafters make the most of the lake’s hyacinth...

Communities along the shores and beneath the waters of Lake Victoria share a common enemy - an alien species, water hyacinth. The water hyacinth is...

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...

UNEP-China-Africa Cooperation Programme Media Briefing

The UNEP-China-Africa Cooperation Programme on Environment is a multi-million dollar south-south cooperation partnership has implemented six ground-breaking projects. The projects show-cases innovations in water...

Odinga plans parallel rally as Kenyatta is set to be sworn...

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has declined an invitation to attend the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya, and has instead...

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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...

Opinion

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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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