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doctor

China-sponsored doctors dormitory completed in Mozambique

A 32-apartment dormitory building for doctors, constructed by a Chinese company with fund from China, was delivered on Monday in Maputo. ...
South African police

South Africa police probing two killings linked to suspected xenophobia

South African police are investigating murder charges after two men were burnt to death in Durban last week.  Kwazulu-Natal Police spokesperson...
SADC

SADC members meet on better disaster response

Delegates from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries on Monday gathered in Windhoek to work out a mechanism to improve disaster response...

Zambia opposition parties form alliance to fight governing party

An alliance of 10 opposition parties in Zambia have decided to join hands and work as one team to fight the country's governing party,...
cattle

Tanzania launches national campaign against cattle ticks

Tanzania on Monday launched a nationwide campaign against ticks that have threatened cattle in the country for many years. Minister for...
Investment

Ethiopia wants more Chinese investment in its industrial parks

Ethiopia wants more Chinese investment in its industrial parks, a senior Foreign Ministry official said here on Monday. Dewano Kedir, permanent...
Doctors

Zimbabwe senior doctors join striking juniors

Senior doctors at Zimbabwean government health institutions on Monday joined their striking junior counterparts, citing an untenable workload which they say is affecting effective...
Agege Bread

Retail shops await consignment arrival amid bread shortages in Zimbabwe

Bread shortages have hit Zimbabwe's retail shops because of wheat shortages, millers say. A consignment of 30,000 tonnes of the commodity...

Sub-Saharan Africa needs 20 million jobs annually to meet growing demand – Christine Lagarde

Sub-Saharan Africa will need at least 20 million jobs annually to meet the demands of a fast growing population, Christine Lagarde, managing director of...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian president urges envoys to preserve country’s reputation

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday opened the annual conference for heads of Ghana's missions, urging them to continue working hard to enhance the...
Rwanda

Rwandan artifacts return from Germany

Ancient Rwandan artifacts including pictures which had been taken to Germany have been returned to their home country, officials announced here on Sunday. The artifacts...
KENYA Police

Bandit attacks threaten public transport in northwest Kenya

When Emmanuel Ekeno sold part of his herd to engage in public transport business, popularly known as matatu, he was hoping for a bright...
AFP/File / Tiziana Fabi Australian police charge a woman with fraud after she allegedly spent US$3.4 million that her bank mistakenly gave her, with much of the money reportedly lavished on handbags

Tanzania to revive sisal processing plants

Tanzania is set to revive 10 sisal processing plants in five estates located in north-eastern Tanzania's region of Tanga, according to Tanzania's National Social...
economy

South African official says structural reforms needed to grow economy

The African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has called for structural changes to realize the much needed growth for South Africa. He made...
Person voting

4,776 delegates to vote in South African ruling ANC conference

South African ruling party African National Congress (ANC) on Sunday said they had finished credentials presentation and verification and 4,776 people would vote for...
Buhari

Nigeria-China ties growing stronger

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the growing and healthy relations between the West African nation and China. Speaking in Lagos, Nigeria's...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

Prospects for South Korean presidential race blurred by factional strife, regrouping

South Korea has entered an initial phase of presidential race since the country's parliament overwhelmingly passed a historic bill last week to impeach scandal-scarred...
Customers test Apple products at Apple flag store in Manhattan, New York, the United States, on April 9, 2015. Apple Watch, the first Apple product to be worn, will be available for purchase online on April 24, and customers can pre-order from April 10. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

4,200 nabbed for stealing, trading private information online

Chinese police have caught more than 4,200 people this year for stealing and trading the private information of Chinese citizens, the Ministry of Public...
United Nation

Dec. 17 world news summary at 0130 GMT

BERLIN -- A 12-year-old person attempted twice to launch terrorist attacks in the western German city of Ludwigshafen this and last month, a local...
Two deserted helmets are seen near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

Dec. 17 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

RABAT -- Libya's conflicting parties signed a UN-brokered deal in Morocco on Thursday to end the country's political crises. The...

African Americans Suffers From Criminal Justice System

by Xinhua writers Lu Jiafei, Marcus DiPaola Then, Jason Van Dyke, a white officer from the Chicago Police Department, fired a shot, hitting...
Islamic State

UN Security plan to cut off Islamic State funding

Measures such as asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo will be taken against the Islamic State, also known as the ISIL and Daesh...

Nigeria to sack 66 drug addicted customs officers

Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Hameed Ali disclosed this in central north city of Jos. "We are now operating zero tolerance on the...
jail

Nigerian military chief says sect leader not in custody

Buratai said this when he met with a delegation from the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) at the Army Headquarters, Abuja, the...
Wpid Money Growth

Nigeria seeks deeper economic diversification for structural growth

A statement made available to Xinhua in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub quoted Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Okechukwu Enelamah as stating this...
Oil

Nigeria to focus on oil price modulation

Kachikwu told a news conference on Thursday in Abuja, the nation's capital city that the price modulation had nothing to do with the removal...

Experts to review progress of gender, social development in Africa

The experts have met for the two-day meeting of the Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA's) Committee on Gender and Social Development (CGSD), which is...
Oil prices

Oil prices extend drops in the midst of sufficient supplies

Oil prices continued to fall Thursday as global supplies exceed the demand. Oil prices were dragged down by the global supply...

ICBC initiate US$10 billion MTN program on London Stock

As part of the MTN program, a first dollar-denominated bond has been launched by the bank, raising 300 million U.S. dollars on the...
Obama

No particular, trustworthy threats against U.S – Obama

"As you ring in the New Year, you've got dedicated patriots working around the clock across the country to protect us all," Obama...