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rice

China South-South Cooperation to give new boost to rice production in West Africa –...

West African countries will from next year(2019), receive further technical aid under the China South-South Cooperation in Agriculture to boost further the production of...
crime

South African official calls on citizens, foreigners to fight crime together

A senior South African government official on Wednesday called on compatriots and foreigners to unite and fight crime to achieve the country's economic prosperity....

Ethiopian police warn against weekend Oromos rallies

Ethiopian police warned on Wednesday that it will take legal measures against rallies that are planned for the weekend in the capital city Addis...

UN officials urge stronger collaboration amid threats against multilateralism

Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, has urged the global community to protect multilateralism towards sustainable development. ...
Visa on arrival

Growing number of South Africans detained abroad: minister

More than 800 South Africans are in prisons across the world for visa-related violations, drug-related charges as well as various other offenses, the government...
Just Imagine - Inland_Rail

Zimbabwe’s capital warns against illegal land occupation

Zimbabwe's capital Harare said Wednesday it will not entertain individuals, housing cooperatives or pay schemes that pester it claiming to have discovered open land...
Education

Chinese businessmen donate food, education materials to Kenyan schools

Chinese businessmen under the Fujian Business Association in Kenya have donated foodstuff and educational materials to two Kenyan primary schools in central Kenya. ...
Education

Completion of primary education in Rwanda lags

Completion and learning lag in Rwanda's primary education despite relatively high gross enrollment ratio compared with other Sub-Saharan African countries, according to a World...
inflation

Ghana’s headline inflation falls to 9.3 percent in November

Ghana's headline inflation fell 0.2 percentage points to 9.3 percent in November, the Ghana Statistical Service announced here on Wednesday. Inflation...
drones for medical delivery

Ghana’s government defends drone health delivery system deal

The Ghanaian government on Wednesday defended its decision to introduce the use of drones technology for medical delivery despite calls for its suspension by...
Asante Kotoko

Ghana’s Asante Kotoko ready for Kenya’s Sharks game

Ghana’s Asante Kotoko Soccer Club left Accra on Tuesday for Ethiopia to prepare for their Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation Cup match against...

Folk artist still gong strong at 70

Striking Chinese gongs for 50 years, Liu Zibin, a 70-year-old folk artist in northern China's Tianjin Municipality, is eager to introduce the traditional musical...

UN, AfDB seek to improve sanitation services in Somalia

The UN migration agency said Tuesday it has launched a project to improve access to water and sanitation services in rural areas of Somalia. The...
African Union headquarters

IGAD urges coordination of efforts towards development targets

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) called for efforts to create a platform for enhanced awareness and implementation of the African Union (AU) Agenda...

Zambia launches body to regulate research in health sector

The Zambian government on Tuesday launched a body to regulate research in the health sector in order to help the southern African nation strengthen...

US$269 million private investment from China commissioned in Ethiopia

Private investment from China to Ethiopia worth 269.4 million U.S. dollars from January 2 to December 1 this year has been commissioned, an Ethiopian...
Workers at Phoenix Metals Ltd push bags of minerals after weighing them at the plant yesterday. (John Mbanda)

Chinese firm to invest US$10 million to mine minerals in Mozambique

Chinese company Mozambique Heavy Sand announced Tuesday that it will invest 10 million U.S dollars to exploit minerals in Chinde district, in Zambezia province,...
trade protectionism

Africa eyes greater integration with CFTA operation

Africa's integration agenda is experiencing a critical epoch with the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) scheduled for operation next year, said an official with...
journalists

Journalists awarded for promoting China-Zambia relations

The Chinese embassy in Zambia on Tuesday held the first-ever China-Zambia Friendship Media Awards to recognize journalists's contribution to the two countries' relations. The journalists,...
agro-processing park

China’s Fujian province seeks closer trade, investment ties with Ethiopia

Representatives of China's Fujian province, who are presently in Ethiopia in a bid to explore business opportunities with the east African country, have urged...
GMO Bt Cotton

Regional cotton project launched in Burundi

A regional project to boost cotton production dubbed "Victoria Cotton Project" was launched in Burundi on Monday. "This project originating from the...
GFA

Ghana to host African Women’s Cup of Nations

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has officially received a mandate from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to host the 2018 edition of the...
President Mahama (Second from left) and Nana Akufo-Addo (Third from right) in a handshake at the inauguration of the Joint Transition Team in Accra.

Ghana sets up team for power transition after elections

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday inaugurated a 16-member transition team to oversee the smooth transfer of power to the next administration. ...
accident or road crash

Road crash kills 15 on Ghana highway

A head-on collision between a Yutong bus and a minibus on the Accra-Cape Coast Highway Sunday has claimed the lives of 15 people, local...

Nigerian sect attack military chief convoy in northern state

Spokesperson for the Nigerian Army Col. Sani Usman said in a statement made available to Xinhua that the group struck in the afternoon when...
trade

Workshop to enhance skills of African trade negotiators wraps up

The workshop was attended by 28 AU Francophone countries and the AU partners with the aim of building the capacity of trade in services....
Retired President Mwai Kibaki

Ex-Kenyan leader urges accountants to enhance its oversight role to fight graft

Kibaki stressed that ICPAK must upscale its oversight and regulatory roles in order to forestall mismanagement of resources in both public and private sectors....
Climate change

Kenya sees more cooperation with China in fighting climate change

Ali Mohamed, a Senior Advisor to the Presidency on climate change said Kenya will strengthen cooperation with China to fight climate change that is...

Kenya’s tourism stakeholders forecast better arrivals in coast

Hoteliers in the coastal region told Xinhua in Mombasa that this year's December holidays will be much better compared to the last two years. In...