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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...

Ghana starts issuing 10-year validity passport

Effective Monday, April 1, 2019, Ghana will begin issuing ordinary Ghanaian passports with a 10-year validity period. This was announced in a statement by the...

Ecotourism companies aim to double Africa’s lion population by 2050

Africa's four leading ecotourism operators have launched the Lionscape Coalition to support Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) to help preserve the dwindling population of lions...

UN: Mauritius happiest nation in Africa, South Sudan least happy

A United Nations report released on Wednesday, March 20 as part of the International Day of Happiness revealed Mauritius is the happiest place in...

Kenya finding it hard to succeed with plastic recycling efforts

As global concern over plastic pollution rises, corporate giants such as Coca-Cola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they...

China announces plan to help control desertification along African roads

China plans to help control desertification along artery roads in eight Central Asian and African countries, a senior forestry official said Tuesday. Discussions are underway...

Quaint South African eatery named ‘Restaurant of the Year’

A small beachside restaurant in South Africa has won the top prize at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards in Paris. The Wolfgat - whose six...

Egypt expects more Chinese visitors as tourism sector continues to improve

Egypt's tourism is in constant improvement with a growing number of tourists from Western, Arab and Asian states, expecting more Chinese visitors in the...

World’s rarest bird finds new home in north Madagascar

The rarest bird in the world - a species of duck called the Madagascar pochard - has been given a new home in time...

Buhari tells UN: No one country can fight climate change

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday that fighting climate change was not a task any single country could succeed in doing alone. He noted that...

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UN chief condemns Sri Lanka attacks

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The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has condoled with the families of the victims of Sunday’s multiple Sri Lanka attacks. In a statement issued...

Libya’s Tripoli airport reopened as fighting continues

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Libya has reopened Tripoli’s only functioning airport, the airport authorities’ announced on their Facebook page on Sunday. Mitiga airport was closed earlier in the day...

W.H.O. condemns attack on health workers in DR Congo

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The World Health organization has condemned Saturday’s attack on a hospital in the DR Congo. The attack was the second in two days targeting Ebola...

Egyptians vote for second day on constitutional changes

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Egyptians have voted for a second day running on whether to back constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in...

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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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