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Kenya launches regulations to help curb counterfeit gas cylinders

Kenya energy regulator on Tuesday announced new stringent measures to curb the growing number of substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders sold to Kenyans...
Cameroonian President Paul Biya (R, front) converses with Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno during the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) leaders summit in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon, Feb. 16, 2015. The leaders of ECCAS agreed Monday in an extraordinary summit to provide Cameroon and Chad with an emergency aid of 50 billion FCFA (about 100 million U.S. dollars) to combat Boko Haram. (Xinhua/Fabrice Ngon)

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea discuss regional integration

Cameroon President Paul Biya met on Monday with Baltasar Engonga Edjo, Equatorial Guinean minister in charge of regional integration, to discuss the latest development...
Red Cross

Red Cross urges African countries to protect people during armed conflicts

An official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged African countries to ensure that people are protected during times...
South African Police Car Masoyi

South African province takes further step in dispute with police minister

South Africa's Western Cape province on Monday took a further step in its dispute with Police Minister Bheki Cele for his failure to respond...
Aisha Buhari

Nigerian first lady calls for greater efforts to curb drug abuse

Nigeria's first lady Aisha Buhari on Monday urged all parties to strengthen their efforts to crack down on drug abuse, which she claimed would...
Tourism, Beach, Africa,

Zambia, France explore cooperation areas in tourism development

Zambia and France on Monday agreed to explore various areas of collaboration for mutual benefit of the tourism industries of the two countries. ...
military

A military officer killed in ambush in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region

A Cameroonian military officer was killed and several other soldiers "seriously" injured on Monday morning in an ambush by armed separatists in Northwest, one...
Honey

Zambian VP urge youths to explore Chinese honey market

Zambian Vice President Inonge Wina on Monday challenged youths in the country to explore the market opportunities in honey in Europe and China. ...
#NAMA2019

Namibia unveils panel of judges for annual music awards

What is arguably the biggest night in Namibian music entertainment the Namibian Annual Music Awards 2019 will have an esteemed judging panel of Namibians,...
Red Cross

ICRC urges proper management of corpses in Ethiopia’s disaster response

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged the need to instill a proper management of dead corpse as a key...
Greenway

Environmental charity supports Ghana’s forestation programs

A youth-based environmental charity Greenway Foundation has introduced steps to support Ghana's forestation agenda to help protect the environment. When Xinhua met up...
Nigeria-Police-Force

Former Nigeria’s security chief warns against state police

Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, was yet civilized and mature for states to operate their own police systems, a former police chief said Sunday. ...
entrepreneur

South Sudan, UNDP launch youth entrepreneurship initiative to boost food security

South Sudan in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday launched a youth entrepreneurship program to enhance their contribution to the...
radio

Malawi bans radio phone-in programs

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has suspended all radio phone-in programs in the country on grounds of what the authority described as careless...
plastics

UN organizes cycling event in Tanzania to raise awareness on plastics, air pollution

The United Nations in Tanzania on Friday organized a cycling event aimed at raising public awareness on plastics and air pollution. The...
Shopping

Chinese firm launches shopping festival in Kenya to boost linkage with consumers

Chinese construction firm China Wu Yi on Friday launched an inaugural shopping festival on the outskirts of Kenyan capital Nairobi to showcase its signature...
Rain

Zambia disaster management agency calls for assessment of disaster-prone areas before rains

A Zambian government agency responsible for managing disasters on Friday said it was dispatching a team of experts to three districts to conduct a...
agricultural productivity

Expert calls for mechanization of Kenya’s agriculture to boost food security

An expert on Friday called for mechanization of Kenya's agricultural sector in order to boost its food security. George Marechera, business development...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenyan wildlife conservationist decries environmental degradation

Kenyan wildlife conservationist on Friday denounced environmental degradation in the East African country. Paula Kahumbu, chief executive officer of WildlifeDirect, attributed the...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S. airstrike kills 1 Al-Shabab militant in southern Somalia

The U.S. army said on Friday it has killed one al-Shabab militant in a precision airstrike on Wednesday in southern Somalia. The...
ARV

Malawi woman wrongly put on ARV to get compensation

A Malawi woman who was wrongly diagnosed and has been taking ARVs for three years is expected to get compesnsation from the government. ...
expo

Chinese enterprises attend premier Zambian expo

Eighteen Chinese enterprises were among the 43 foreign firms attending a premier Zambian expo in the mineral-rich Copperbelt province, organizers said on Friday. ...
cotton

Kenyan pastoralists revive cotton farming amid better returns

Joseph Lotiongole is a well-known cotton farmer in his village located in northwestern Kenyan county of West Pokot. For Lotiongole, cotton farming...
air-pollution

UN official hails Chinese efforts to combat air pollution

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) has hailed the Chinese government's efforts to combat air pollution. China is cutting greenhouse gas emissions through...
Al-Shabab

Al-Shabab militant detained in southern Somalia

Somali national troops and Jubbaland forces captured an al-Shabab militant in Lower Juba in southern Somalia, officials said on Thursday. Abdi...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president pledges to revitalize SOEs

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday pledged to revitalize state-owned enterprises (SOEs), some of them are facing severe financial and operational challenges. ...
cattle

Southern Africa cattle population growth decreasing due to drought

A report on livestock production trends in SADC member states revealed Wednesday that Southern Africa's cattle population growth rate has been decreasing since 2014. ...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC to address barriers to bloc’s economic capabilities

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has applauded the bloc's Free Trade Area (FTA) initiative launched in August 2008. Calicious Tutalife, the...
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AU commissioner awarded for championing Africa free trade

African Union (AU) Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga, a Zambian national, was on Wednesday awarded for championing the establishment of the African...
Red Cross

Chinese Red Cross to donate UD$150k to drought-stricken Namibia

The Chinese Red Cross Society will donate 150,000 U.S. dollars to help Namibia respond to recurring droughts, Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming said...