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Photo taken on April 16, 2018 shows the newly built power poles factory along Yei road in Juba, capital of South Sudan. The South Sudan government on Monday launched a factory producing concrete poles that will facilitate an ambitious project done by a Chinese company to rehabilitate and expand the Power Distribution System in Juba, its capital. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

Chinese instill South Sudanese with technical skills

South Sudanese working at the new Chinese-built power poles plant in Juba are happy to learn new skills and working attitude from their Chinese...
Education

Kenyan Young Mothers Cherish Education

Regina Mwangi delayed marriage in order to pursue a career in medicine, which had always been a badge of honor back in the day...
Sumaya Nur Abdi

Somali female graduate ventures ” Odka” Entrepreneurship

Sumaya Nur Abdi, a 23-year-old female university graduate set her sights on entrepreneurship with the knowledge that formal employment was a mirage in her...
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Damascus Bicycles Population Increases

In the formerly rebel-held district of Douma east of Damascus, cars have been deserted with no fuel during the war, which pushed people to...
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Favre faces the most difficult task of securing Dortmund’s future

It is an open secret that Lucien Favre will take over at Borussia Dortmund as the successor of Austrian Peter Stoeger. The club is...
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Mozambique’s Suspension Bridge Project Nears Completion

A twin-tower suspension bridge with a main span of 680 meters hanging over Maputo Bay is decorating the skyline of southern African nation Mozambique's...
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UN competition encourage South Sudanese women to take up peacebuilding

More and more South Sudanese women are inspired to participate in their country's peace and reconciliation efforts thanks to an essay writing competition launched...
China’s new reforms to fuel anti-corruption campaigns

Iraqis determine their future in polls

Millions of Iraqis headed Saturday to polling stations across the country to elect the next parliament, with hopes that the election can make a...
Railways

Ethiopia’s travelers could now reach their destinations with ease

Yusuf Abera still remembers his trips on Ethiopia's old railway during its last years in active service. They were hardly pleasant journeys, as trains...
Thousands of books were on display at the 11th Palestine International Book Fair held at the newly established National Library. (WAFA Images / Hamza Shalash)

Palestine International Book fair brings history to young generation

The 11th Palestine International Book Fair went on for ten days in the West Bank city of Ramallah, attracting nearly 500 publishers and libraries. The...
aids

AIDS Commission Session studies US Military Research on HIV

The Ghana AIDS Commission has set May 8-11 for the fourth National HIV and Research Conference (NHARCON) to enable players in the sector to...
Cuban President Raul Castro, left, and Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel attend the opening of a legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, on July 6, 2013. (Photo: Ismael Francisco, AP)

Cuban’s Expect Much From Their New Leader

As Cuba's leadership undergoes transition, expectations are running high for the new president and the future of the country's reform process. Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected...
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Gambia students massacre 18 years on

The survivors of the April 2000 student massacre in The Gambia by the police say they have yet to be healed as justice has...
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Alice Asafu-Adjaye Traces Her Steps to Success

It was a hot windy afternoon as we made our way to the third floor of the building Alice Asafu-Adjaye’s architecture firm is located....
Robert-P.-Jackson

Unearthing the potentials of women and girls

“Women’s history is women’s right,” declared Gerda Lerner, considered the “mother” of Women’s History Month. “It is an essential, indispensable heritage from which...

Girl Drops Out of School to Take care of her sick brother

Abla Ewoenam is still not back to school after the Christmas break. She has already missed three terms at the Master Seed International School...
Cable TV

Pay TV spreads in Kenyan villages as costs fall

On the roof of Joseph Imbare's semi-permanent house in a village on the outskirts of Kakamega town in Western Kenya, a TV satellite dish...
rice

Namibia to upscale rice production at flagship project

Plans are in motion to upscale rice production at Namibia's flagship Kalimbeza Green Scheme Irrigation Project in Zambezi region, project manager Patrick Kompeli said...
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Ghana: Local businesses harvest on Chinese port expansion project

Fifty-year-old Gabriel Agbeve joined China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) in July 2016 as a mason after the Chinese firm won the contract to carry...
HIV

Kenyan health advocates reach out to women to boost war against HIV/Aids

Sixty-nine year old Kenyan Josephine Naliaka lost one of her daughters to HIV/Aids two years ago. Her another daughter, who is currently bed-ridden, could...
water

Kenyan indigenous people vow to support conservation of water towers amid threats

Moses Leleu is among the few remaining elders from Sengwer indigenous people whose ancestral home is located in the vast Kabolet forest that forms...
liquid waste

Ghanaian firm introduces scientific approach to liquid waste management

Waste management has become one of the biggest challenges confronting Ghana. Increased population growth and rapid urbanization have resulted in increased generation of volumes of...

Gambian youth take a shine to poultry farming

Many Gambian youth have begun to realize that with good self-initiated projects they can lead a fulfilling life on their home soil without embarking...
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...
Female Farmers

Kenyan farmers harness technology to contain “witchweed”

Samuel Owiti in 2005 dusted his hands off chalk dust and replaced his teaching garb with gumboots and hoes as he embarked on a...
Researchers

Kenyan farmers benefit from China-sponsored agricultural research, technologies

Kenya has made strides in agricultural transformation thanks to enhanced bilateral ties with China in a sector that contributes over one quarter of the...
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Kenyans invest in farming as agribusiness becomes worthy venture

Some years ago, many Kenyan farmers used to invest little in their livestock and crops as a majority farmed for hobby or self-fulfillment. For those...
entrepreneurship

Chinese entrepreneur imparts IT skills to young South Sudanese

A Chinese-owned printing business has ushered some young South Sudanese people into the world of Information Technology (IT) by imparting new skills that are...
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Chinese smartphone strikes a chord with Kenyan consumer

Doreen Tum was in buoyant mood on Sunday afternoon as she engaged sales representatives at a Tecno shop in Kenya's capital of Nairobi to...
poultry

Savvy poultry farmers in Kenya go organic for niche market

Some poultry farmers in Kenya are now turning to organic keeping of the birds as consumers become conscious of what they eat for better...

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