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Guests attend the BRICS Political Parties, Think-tanks and Civil Society Organizations Forum at the public service center in Fuzhou, the capital city of Southeast China's Fujian Province on June 12. The three-day forum started June 10 and was hosted by the international department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee. (Photo: International department of CPC Central Committee)

CPC has an outstanding relationship with the international community

“The Communist Party of China (CPC) enjoys profound friendship with the international community,” a senior Chinese official told a press conference on the sidelines...
traffic situation

Senior official urges digitization of Ghana’s road traffic policing system

Ghana’s motor traffic policing needs to go digital in order to achieve improved road safety standards, Director in Charge of Education, Research and Training...
African Union headquarters

AU pursuing comprehensive program in Africa to speed up integration

The African Union (AU) is pursuing a comprehensive program in the fields of transport, energy, tourism and infrastructure in Africa towards speeding up integration...
Ghana Health service

Ghana says have strong surveillance system to prevent dengue outbreak

Dr Emmanuel Kojo Tenkorang, Western Regional Director of Health Services, said the surveillance systems and response mechanisms in Ghana are able to detect...
Chinese engineer Zhang Qingchun (L2) and Kenyan workers work at the Mombasa West Station. [People's Daily]

Kenya to carry out reforms to curb graft in public expenditure

Cabinet Secretary in the National Treasury Henry Rotich told journalists in Nairobi that public procurement accounts for 70 percent of all corruptions cases in...
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Regional project to protect Lake Tanganyika

"The regional project on the management of cross-border water resources in the Lake Tanganyika basin has several components including sensitizing people living on the...

Tanzania in new drive to boost crop production

Gerson Lwenge, Tanzania's Water and Irrigation minister, said the move is meant to improve agriculture and food security in the east African nation. ...
tax

Nigeria to boost job creation via tax reduction for MSMEs

Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, disclosed this in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city when she received the newly-revised National Tax Policy (NTP) document. ...
Tourists view a fountain in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, May 24, 2016. Hangzhou has been massively upgrading the city's infrastructure with such improvements as repaving roads, expanding its subway system and dredging waterway for the G20 summit over the last couple of years. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)

G20 summit to play an important role in advancing trade

Since the financial crisis in 2008, the global economic and trade outlook has yet to see clear signs of recovery, while fiscal and monetary...
Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority

Tanzania loses US$500k yearly for not managing Eastern Triangle Airspace

Gideon Misheri, Acting Chief of Air Traffic Management at the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), revealed this when speaking to members of the Tanzania's...
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Zambia officially declares voting day a public holiday

Secretary to the Cabinet, Roland Msiska, who is the head of the public service, however, said institutions providing essential services should make necessary arrangements...
railway

Tanzania-Zambia Railway partners with DRC railway firm

The agreement came after a meeting held by officials from the two railway firms in Tanzania last week and the joint marketing initiative was...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Zambia’s sole oil refinery in temporal shutdown

The crude feedstock cargo was scheduled to have arrived by June 15, 2016. Ministry of Energy and Water Development Permanent Secretary Emelda...
Namibia Walvis Bay port

Namibia to roll out new investment law by Nov. – minister

Industrialization minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko told the a investment conference in Windhoek that the Investment Promotion Bill will deal exclusively with the treatment of foreign...

Ethiopia takes proportional measure against Eritrea – minister

"It has been a declared position of the government of Ethiopia to respond to provocations in a proportionate manner," Ethiopian Government Communication Affairs...
Housing

Namibia: Over 3,000 affordable housing units for low-income earners

Namibia's Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa said the cabinet approved that government discounts the selling price for the social houses to...
2015 World AIDS DAY

Ghana: New HIV/AIDS laws need anti-stigma provisions spelled out

The new bill, which is currently before parliament, seeks to repeal and replace the old law initiated in 2002 and to address the inadequacy...
Tourists

Zanzibar sees 39 percent increase in tourist arrivals

"The increase of tourist arrivals is a result of the current peace and effective promotion of the island outside the world," said Rashid Ali...
Ebson Uanguta, Deputy Governor of the bank

Namibia’s indebtedness worrisome – Ebson Uanguta

Ebson Uanguta, Deputy Governor of the bank, said during his presentation of Namibia's Financial Stability Report for 2016, that the two sectors had increased...
Zambia map

Zambia recruits 1,700 police officers ahead of polls

He however said in a live interview on state broadcaster, the Zambian National Broadcasting Corporation that motor vehicles and riot gear regalia have already...

Xi and Obama to hold discussion in Washington

"It will be the first meeting between the two heads of state this year. It will be of great significance in advancing the bilateral...
Spio-Garbrah

Govt to back promotion of local products with policy

To this end, government will introduce a major policy to encourage the patronage of local products as a way of boosting the capacity of...
Fishers work in the Chengbi Lake for fishing in Baise, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 7, 2015. (Xinhua/Wei Wanzhong)

Captured 49 Indian Fishermen made it home safely

"The fishermen, arrested by the Iranian Coast Guard last year for venturing into the Islamic Republic's territorial waters, were released, following intervention of the...
Elephants

In 2015 Zimbabwe lost 100 elephants to poachers

Edson Chidziya, the director general of the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said Monday the killing of the jumbos by cyanide poisoning was...
polio

Guinea immunizes more than 2.6 million children from polio

This disease, which attacks the nervous system and causes paralysis, is always common among children in Guinea's rural areas. The health...
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)

WHO says 34 countries have reported to have Zika virus

Natela Menabde, the executive director of the WHO Office in New York, told UN member states during a briefing to the UN Economic and...
e-passport

East Africa to unveil e-passport soon

EAC's senior official in-charge of communication unit Owora Richard Othieno disclosed this here when speaking ahead the 17th Ordinary EAC Heads of State Summit...
National Identification Authority Building

Low birth, death registration hampering Ghana’s National ID system

John Agbeko, Acting Director of the Department of Births and Deaths, said a functional national Identification system is therefore not possible without the basic...
bomb blast

Military reports one injury in Somalia blast

Yasiin Hiirey, military commander in Gedo region told Xinhua that Deputy Commissioner of the region Mohamed Hussein's car was hit by roadside bomb while...

Mammoth task for Namibia to increase sanitation coverage

Agriculture minister John Mutorwa said at the 9th Water and Sanitation Sector Joint Annual Review in Windhoek that Namibia failed to meet targets set...

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