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Moussa Faki Mahamat

AU commission chief urges Africans to drive toward self-sufficiency

Marking Africa Day, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Monday underlined the need for Africans to chart their...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

China’s support toward Zambia’s fight against malaria commended

China's support toward Zambia's malaria fight has contributed to the reduction in the number of cases of the disease in the country, a Zambian...

China’s support toward Zambia’s fight against malaria commended

China's support toward Zambia's malaria fight has contributed to the reduction in the number of cases of the disease in the country, an expert...
President Xi Jinping inspects COVID-19 scientific research at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences in Beijing, March 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

Xi visits epicenter Wuhan, pledging continuous fight toward victory

By Du Shangze Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday inspected Wuhan, the city at the center of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, when China has...

Russia’s policy toward Ukraine remains unchanged

Russia's policy toward Ukraine remains unchanged after Volodymyr Zelensky replaced Petro Poroshenko as the new president of Ukraine last year, the Kremlin said Wednesday. ...
Israeli policemen inspect a hole in the highway in the Israeli city of Ashdod, Nov. 12, 2019. Some 50 rockets were fired on Tuesday morning at central and southern Israel, injuring at least one person, in a Palestinian retaliation after Israel killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza. (JINI via Xinhua)

Islamic Jihad group claims responsibility for rocket barrage toward Israel

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for firing a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel, according to a press statement. ...
Participants attend the 36th ordinary session of the executive council of the African Union Commission which in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Feb. 6, 2020. The 36th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Executive Council, which comprises ministers of the 55-member pan-African bloc, opened on Thursday in the framework of the 33rd AU summit at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

12 African leaders reiterate resolve toward preserving African arts

Twelve African heads of state have reiterated continental resolve in promoting African arts, culture and heritage to preserve Africa's own identity and drive development...
Trump's Middle East peace plan

Palestinian public show no enthusiasm toward U.S. Mideast peace plan

The ordinary Palestinians seem to have no enthusiasm toward the upcoming U.S. Mideast peace plan, better known as the "Deal of the Century." ...
trade war

China, U.S. take further step toward solution to trade issue

By Zhong Sheng China and the U.S. officially signed the phase-one economic and trade agreement in the White House on Jan. 15, 2020 local time. The...
Somali security forces

UN Chief Announce Important Measures Towards Mali’s Lasting Peace

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday underlined "important steps" in the past six months toward accelerating implementation of a 2015 deal between the Malian...

Moving Towards a Soberly Prosperous Society

The good news at the start of 2019 is that the risk of an outright global recession is low. The bad news is that...

Ferryman punts toward the end of boat life

On a hazy winter morning, Fan Xiandi, 53, one of the disappearing ferrymen in China, unties the docking lines, thrusts a pole into the...
Ghana’s investment market

Ghana Stock Exchange shifts towards Agribusiness

Trading in the mid-week session on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) saw investor interest skewed towards the agribusiness, banking, insurance and petroleum sectors. In spite...

China’s Movie Industry Diverts to film festivals, co-productions

The Chinese-American relationship in films is shifting to lucrative co-productions and to the premieres of many Chinese films at American film festivals. No such festival...
Carlos Gutierrez Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce

BFA Could Help Relax US-China Relations for a Much Open One

The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) was first proposed in 1998 by a group of Asian government leaders and reflected their interest in regional...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

China’s president Xi states his intentions towards prosperity

While joining lawmakers from Guangdong Province in a panel discussion, Xi highlighted development, talent and innovation. Guangdong has been at the front-line of the reform...
A faculty of Zhejiang University has her face scanned in the canteen before she takes meals. (Photo from zjol.com.cn)

China Approaches Cashless System Head on

China is going full steam ahead toward a cashless society, which can be evidenced by the emergence of diversified forms of mobile payments. The...

China moves towards achieving clean political environment

Analysts believe that China’s national supervision system reform is an important adjustment to the country’s political system, power and relations, with a fundamental aim...
Kwame Nkrumah speaking at podium

Viewpoint: United States Foreign Policy Toward Africa Since World War II

Note: This paper was prepared and presented in part for a panel at the Left Forum held at John Jay College of the City...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

ECOWAS works toward regional power market

A senior official of the West African regional bloc, Morlaye Bangoura, on Thursday called on the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) to fast-track...
real economy

Strict Refinancing plans could swing funds toward China’s Real Economy

China’s top securities regulator has amended rules to crack down on excessive and frequent financing and arbitrage through private placement by listed companies. Analysts...

U.S. immigration policy can raise “suspicion” toward Muslims

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy on some Muslim-majority nations can raise "suspicion" toward Muslims. ...
Nigeria map

Nigeria vows to enhance efforts on disaster risk reduction

Muhammad Sani-Sidi, the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), made this known in Abuja at the 2016 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. ...
EC Boss, Charlotte Osei

Ghana’s electoral commission suspends presidential filing fees

EC Chairperson Charlotte Osei announced the suspension when the presidential candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo filed...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana far from Sustainable Development Goals despite gains

International collaborative Global Burden of Disease enterprise offers insights into progress and challenges in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals SEATTLE – By successfully combatting...
Clinton, Trump

Trump and Clinton set for public debate regardless of city protest

The two will lock horns on the debate stage on Monday, amid ongoing protests in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina that have seen...

PM: Georgia Trails Survival Policy Near Russia and the West

At a press briefing in Tbilisi, Kvirikashvili stressed that in these words he means decreasing tensions with Russia and being closer to Euro-Atlantic structures...
Jim Yong Kim

A path toward wealth and security: Investing in the health of Africa’s people

Africa needs much more investment from the private sector to build its roads, energy and communications infrastructure. But for countries to make the most...
Graduate unemployment is very high in Ghana

Unemployment tops policy priority list in Ghana polls

According to local media report Wednesday, Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) survey, which conducted from July 2 to 18 among 2,400 adult Ghanaians,...

Aquila’s First Flight: Connects Billions of People Around The World

Facebook is accelerating its efforts to bring internet connectivity to the four billion people around the world who are not yet online, with the...