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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...
Accident

Traffic accident in southern Ethiopia kills 5

A car accident in Ethiopia's Southern regional state has killed five people, a ,regional official said on Sunday. The accident happened on Saturday evening when...
media

June 12 major news items from Zambia

The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Monday. -- Zambia is among four countries expected to benefit from...
Emirates Aviation College

Qatar sanctions aim to cut support to extremism, terrorism – UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State tweeted on Saturday that the sanctions against Qatar are to urge the latter "to stop support...

Social media sites unlocked after 9 months in Ethiopia

Social media users in Ethiopia have been able to use social networking sites Facebook and Twitter from Friday night without proxy sites after the...
Moody

South Africa’s ruling ANC voices concern over Moody’s downgrade

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Saturday voiced concern over a decison by international rating agency Moody's to downgrade South Africa's credit rating. ...
Paul Kagame

Rwandans gather in Belgium for Rwanda Day

Rwandans from across Europe and different corners of the world are gathering in Ghent, Belgium, on Saturday to discuss on their country's progress and...
video

Namibia’s struggle icon Toivo dies at 93

One of Namibia's struggle icons Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, who spent 10 years at Robben Island with Nelson Mandela, died Friday in...
A doctor examines a larva of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the carrier of Zika virus, in a laboratory of the Ministry of Health, in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Jan. 29, 2016. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it would convene an International Health Regulations emergency committee on the Zika virus to ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.(Xinhua/Kent Gilbert) (jp) (sp)

Rwanda partners with South Korea to promote e-health

The MOU will also facilitate cooperation on digital healthcare between Yonsei University Health System and University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK). Briefing...
Two brothers in their 70s and 80s, working as photographer's models, take a break on a bamboo raft in Lijiang River of Guilin, south China's Guangxi Province, July 15, 2015. (Xinhua/Liu Jiaoqing)

Chinese-Namibian photographers in historic exhibition

A joint-venture between the Chinese Photographers Association and the National Gallery of Namibia, the photographs showcase the beautiful landscape and different customs. The exhibition that...
Euro

Togo reaches €60 million grant with Germany

According to the source, the grant is to support Togo in priority fields such as energy, health, agriculture, vocational and technical training, governance and...
European Union

Togo to host meeting of steering committee for EU-West Africa cooperation

The EU ambassador said the meeting will bring together presidents of the ECOWAS and UEMOA commissions (Economic Community of West African States and West...
Mahama

President Mahama gives assurance for a peaceful polls in Ghana

Speaking at a function to honor founding members of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the formation of...
Taxi drivers take part in a demonstration in central Budapest, Hungary, on June 16, 2015. Hundreds of taxi drivers turned up in their yellow cabs at a demonstration against unregulated car-sharing apps such as Uber, demanding the government to carry out a solution. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)

Uber makes an entry into the Ghanaian market

On its website, the taxi-hailing company announced that it had arrived in Ghana's most economically vibrant hub. "Accra continues to be a...
newspapers

June 10 major news items in leading German newspapers

Suedeutsche Zeitung: -- Accompanied by the applause of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German parliament President Norbert Lammert rejected Turkish critics on the...
Kenyan

June 10 major Kenyan media outlets

-- Bid to start talks on electoral reforms off to a rocky start as Opposition Cord pushes for an initiative outside parliament, while the...

June 10 major South African media outlets

-- Falling inflation expectations may have come at the perfect time for Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago, who is caught in a rate-increase cycle...

June 10 major Nigerian media outlets

-- The attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta continued Thursday evening with the bombing of a pipeline belonging to the...

June 10 major Ethiopian media outlets

-- Ethiopia and Uganda have reportedly agreed to further enhance their all-round relation. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held discussions Friday with...
An Israeli trooper walks next to his tank near the Gaza Strip on January 13, 2016.

June 10 Middle East news summary at 2400 GMT

JERUSALEM -- Israeli security forces seized weapons-making machinery in the West Bank on a raid Thursday night, as tensions mount following Wednesday's deadly attack...
Brussels airport explosion

June 10 world news summary at 1530 GMT

BRUSSELS -- A suspect linked to March bombings in Brussels was arrested following a search on Thursday in Brussels, said Friday the Belgian...
In the first 11 months after a terrorism crackdown launched in May 2014, Xinjiang police bust 81 terrorism cases based on public tip-offs. [Xilu.com]

June 10 world news summary at 0100 GMT

WASHINGTON -- The United States has designated the Syrian group Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade (YMB) as a terrorist organization, the State Department said Thursday. ...