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China, Benin hold exhibition to celebrate cultural exchanges

A bout twenty plastic artists from China and Benin joined a photo art exhibition opened Tuesday in the Chinese cultural center of Cotonou, Benin's...
South Africa

South Africa vows to improve government services during holiday season

South Africa will deploy more government officials during the upcoming holiday season to cope with an increase in the number of travelers, the Department...
World Bank

World Bank to launch phase three of Kenya devolution support program in 2020

A World Bank devolution support program is set to be launched in Kenya in 2020 to boost service delivery at the county level, an...

Chinese experts help train Benin teachers

Chinese experts have started a program to train some 40 teachers from Benin's technical and vocational schools in Akassato, 30 km north to the...

South African tourism minister congratulates Cape Town for being included in world’s best cities

Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Wednesday congratulated Cape Town for being included in world's best cities for seven years in a row. ...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Suspected mentally disturbed woman blocks Zimbabwe President’s motorcade

A woman suspected to be mentally disturbed on Wednesday temporarily blocked Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's motorcade from leaving his Munhumutapa office, a senior government...

Botswana economy to slow to 3.5 percent in 2019 – IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has indicated that Botswana's economy is expected to record a fall this year, but will recover next year. ...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzanian leader praises ruling party over landslide victory in civic polls

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday praised the east African nation's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) for sweeping to landslide victory in civic...

Kenyan youths cash in on rising demand for mushrooms

Mushrooms have been consumed in Kenya for ages and people used to harvest them from the wild where they grew on their own. But...

AU chairperson mourns victims killed in DR Congo landslide

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Wednesday expressed deep sadness following the death of at least 40 people as...

Zambia woos investors in mining sector

The Zambian government has urged international mining firms to take advantage of the country's stable policies and vast mineral resources by investing in the...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president urges swift police action amid growing gender-based violence

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged police to intensify the manhunt for the killer of a female student as the country is haunted by...

Ghana promotes public-private collaboration to achieve SDGs

Ghana will promote stronger collaboration between the state and the private sector to advance the country's aspirations under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set...

Australian Political Parties are Fueled by the Alcohol Industry

Donations to Australia's two major political parties from the alcohol, gambling and tobacco industries peak during critical policy debates, a report has found. The...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

President Trump Proposed the Establishment of Federal Govt Own Network

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday floated the idea that the federal government launch its own television network, as he criticized CNN's news coverage....

New York: Lawmaker suggests bill for Gun License

A lawmaker of the U.S. state of New York is proposing a bill which would require social media and online search history checks before...
Xi Jinping

G20 Summit: President Xi Travels to Spain

President Xi Jinping left Beijing Tuesday for state visits to Spain, Argentina, Panama and Portugal, and the 13th Group of 20 (G20) summit in...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s National Minimum Wage Bill Becomes A Law

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the National Minimum Wage Bill (NMWB) which sets an historic precedent in the protection of low-earning workers...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Auxilia at his inauguration after winning the July 30, 2018 national election.

Zimbabwe Cautions Opposition Party Against Plan Demonstration

The Zimbabwean government has warned the opposition MDC Alliance that it will be held accountable if its planned demonstration on Thursday results in loss...
Business Management Salary

Zimbabwe: Local Firms Charged to Help save foreign currency

Zimbabwe, which is facing serious foreign currency shortages, has called on local firms to prioritize local ahead of foreign firms when awarding contracts to...

NE Nigeria: Well Known Doctor Murdered

Police in Nigeria have confirmed the shooting to death of a renowned medical doctor Andrew Malgwi and his wife in northeast city of Yola. State...
climate change

Rwanda Unveils Paris Agreement On Climate Change Plan

Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...

Burundi Rolls Out Meningitis Immunization Exercise

Burundi is set to immunize over seven million citizens, equivalent to 77 percent of its total population, against meningitis in December, the Burundian health...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

UN Agency Report Reveals That 300,000 Afghans are Displaced

More than 300,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflict so far this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...

MTN Invitational Golf Tourney Will be Hosted in Tema

The Tema Country Golf Club is set to hold the climax of the MTN Invitational Golf competition fixed for Friday, November, 30. The competition would...

Sports Journalists Urged to Practice Fairly

Mr. Mitchell Obi, President of International Sports Press Association (AIPS), AIPS Africa, has called on sports journalists, to be truthful, accurate, fair and balanced...

AWCON: Nigeria Trash Cameroon in Penalties

The Super Falconess of Nigeria advanced to the finals of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, after grueling semi finals encounter against their Cameroonian...
coffee beans

Uganda targets coffee tourism to boost revenue

Uganda tourism and agricultural officials are making plans to promote coffee tourism in a bid to increase revenue from both sectors. Officials told reporters on...
Wpid Money Growth

SADC MPs discuss better management of natural resources for growth

Parliament Members (MPs) from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries met on Tuesday in Maputo to discuss ways of effective management of natural...

Nigeria’s oil-rich state governor raises alarm of political crisis

The governor of Akwa Ibom, an oil-rich state in Nigeria, Udom Emmanuel on Tuesday said the state is under siege over recent political crisis...