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Nigeria Builds Ultra-Modern School for Orphans

Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno has completed the construction of 45 mega-schools to cater for the free education of children orphaned by the militancy...
Chinese Contractor Assists Croatia To Join Southern Regions

Chinese Contractor Assists Croatia To Join southern regions

This spring is quite unusual for residents of Komarna, a small village in southern Croatia known for its wines, oysters and peacefulness. Resounding metallic bangs...
Lion dance performers from the Huaxing Arts Troupe interact with children at the Disbury College in Lagos, Nigeria, March 14, 2019. For more than three months, the Huaxing Arts Troupe, mainly composed of young Nigerian performers, has been going around some local primary and secondary schools in Lagos, promoting the Chinese and Nigerian cultures through music and dance. (Xinhua/Lyu Shuai)

Chinese Art Troupe Showcases China-Nigeria Cultural Ties

More than 100 young Nigerians recently gathered at a secondary school in the city of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, for a top-notch cultural exchange...
Infrastructure

The Privilege of a Croatian Infrastructure Milestone with a Chinese Contractor

For Ivica Granic, an experienced Croatian civil engineer who has been involved in the country's infrastructure projects for the last decade, quitting his job...
Mining Industry

Ghana’s MDF Law Delay Hampering Development in Mining Communities

As expectations rise high in mining communities for their fair share of benefits of resources extracted from their land , government’s delay in operationalizing...
Education

School established to cater for special needs in South Sudan

A primary school has been established in Nimule, South Sudan for the first of its kind, to support children with special needs. The Cede Primary...
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Chinese Medicine Became Well Known in Nigeria

Tucked inside a vast residential area in the Jabi district of Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, the first officially registered medical clinic in...
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An insect firm in Tanzania recycles nutrients in food waste

BioBuu Limited, a company registered in Tanzania is using the larvae of black soldier fly (BSF) or the Hermetia illucens to recycle nutrients in...
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Relatives mourn tragic Ethiopian plane crash victims

In a typical Sunday morning, Girma Lelissa and Kebebua Legesse escorted their daughter Ayantu Girma, 24, to an Ethiopian Airlines shuttle on her way...
Female Farmers

Dry spell brings good tidings to savvy Kenyan farmers

For the last three months, a dry spell has swept across Kenya leading to scarcity of water, food, and livestock pasture. In both urban and...
Smart-Tablet Healthcare

Titanium firm brings healthcare to Kenyan community

The dedicated army of health personnel deployed to the Magaoni health center deep in Kenyan rural coastal village near the Indian Ocean, returns regularly...
farmers

Kenyan dairy farmers adopt climate-smart fodder grass

On the dairy farm in Isinya, Kajiado County, a fodder crop stands out because of its leafy green leaves despite the ongoing dry spell...
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In reforestation, Ghana generates jobs for young people

In Ghana, the national reforestation program has rescued a number of young people from joblessness. The country has started seeing positive signs of progress since...
A local resident is seen with barrels of water in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Kenyan pastoralists adopt paddocks to beat climate change effects

It is scorching hot in Kajiado, a semi-arid county bordering the Kenyan capital Nairobi, as the dry spell that has hit various parts of...
People visit an exhibition in Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 16, 2019. Paintings of famous Chinese female painter Qin Bailan ornamented an international exhibition in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The exhibition was part of the third edition of Awladna International Forum for Arts of the Gifted. Qin, whose paintings are about traditional figures, said that she has been promoting for the Chinese culture through her paintings for 40 years. Despite her disability, Qin did not allow it to define her. She has made a name for herself as one of China's best artists. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Chinese Female Painter Shines in International Exhibition in Cairo

Paintings of famous Chinese female painter Qin Bailan ornamented an international exhibition in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. The exhibition was part of the third edition...
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Kenyan farmers benefit from UN-funded climate resilience program

Small-scale farmers in Kenya's coastal region who have in the recent past grappled with climatic shocks and fall armyworm invasion have benefited from a...
cement

Chinese cement company promotes occupational health and safety in Namibia

During his search for employment, Steven Haraseb had one wish: to work in an environment with an organizational culture that prioritizes employees' safety and...
general sports

Kenyan youth take sports betting to new heights amid worry over negative impacts

When Gladwell Gaceri sent her third-born son to the university a few days ago, she had a simple advice for him: "Go forth my...
South Sudan

South Sudan youths use theater to promote peace, reconciliation

Jose Manyang Ater, 24, is a budding actor who hails from Rumbek in Western Lakes region, located in the central region of South Sudan....
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Smartphone games craze gripping Kenyans

An increasing number of Kenyans are finding it fashionable to while their time away playing games on smartphones, with the craze steadily picking up...
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Kenyan farmers in coastal region turn to high value crops

Kenya's coastal region has for decades been associated with endemic food insecurity, but the situation has changed thanks to the adoption of high yielding...
NCCE

NCCE Challenge will Feature 20 Tertiary Institutions

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has launched the Second Edition of the University Civic Challenge Competition in which 20 tertiary institutions have...
Nigeria railway

Nigerians see huge prospects in China-assisted railway modernization project

Nigerians, young and old, stood awestruck, waving and blowing kisses at a moving train on a standard gauge rail line. The China-assisted Lagos-Ibadan railway project...
Residents of Kayole Estate walk past a truck that was burnt by irate youth with claims that it was transporting illicit brew in Nairobi, Kenya on July 3, 2015. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta this week revoked the licences of bars and other outlets selling second generation brews in Central region and gave Members of Parliament from Central region of Kenya four days to rid the region of illicit brews..The brew has seen several people die after taking it. (Xinhua/John Okoyo)

Kenyan youth grapple with depression amid pressure to succeed in life

She stares into space every few minutes, her father has to keep tapping her to bring her back to reality. A...
Farm

Kenyan youth ventures in farming to further his education

A Kenyan youth in the coastal Tana River County has ventured into farming to earn a living and also further his education. Hiribae Dulu, 35-year-old...
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Kenyan homeowners go for green technology to manage waste

For the last eight months, photographer Godfrey Mokaya has been building what he calls "his retirement home" in Athi River on the outskirts of...
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Containerized classroom aids in shift from tent class in Namibia

For years, the Mount View High School community in Babylon informal settlement in Namibia's capital, Windhoek, have persevered in a dusty learning environment provided...
TOPSHOTS A Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) government soldier walks towards the town of Malakal on March 20, 2014, after the SPLA allegedly took it over. More than 97,000 South Sudanese refugees who have fled war, misery and turmoil from their country now live in Kakuma. AFP PHOTO / IVAN LIEMAN

South Sudanese ex-child-refugee finds new lease of life in photography

Akuot Chol Mayak, a 32-year-old former child refugee who is orphaned, has defied many obstacles to become an accomplished storyteller and filmmaker in South...
terrorism

Resilience rings in Kenya’s capital downtown in face of terror threats

Resilience, resilience and resilience. That is all one sees from small business people as they walk in downtown and the backstreets of Nairobi, Kenya's...
cotton

Food security feared as Kenya readies to start growing GMO cotton

At fresh produce markets across Kenya, citizens are shunning buying bigger tomatoes, mangoes, pawpaws or oranges for fear that they may be genetically modified. The...