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S. African president pledges fight against corruption

The South African government will recover all the money stolen from them and use it for service delivery, said the country's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/21 10:01:23

UN says 10 aid workers killed in South Sudan since January

At least ten aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since January amid increasing violence against humanitarian community in the world's youngest nation, the UN said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 18:53:56

Upcoming BRICS summit attracts more than 1,100 media: S. African official

The upcoming BRICS summit have attracted more than 1,100 media across the world, a South African government official said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 10:20:46

BRICS and Africa must build new media footprint: media leaders

African media leaders said on Thursday that there must be more intensive collaboration between Africa and the BRICS in the media sector so that the authentic African story can be told and the continent's successes celebrated, as the African story and the BRICS story are intertwined.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 9:36:16

S. African officials hail BRICS achievements in last 10 years

BRICS has achieved a lot in the last 10 years and has a potential to do more, South African government officials said here on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/20 9:33:10

Rhino deaths investigated

Eighteen rhinoceros' horns belonging to nine black rhinos who died mysteriously last week are put on display for journalists at the headquarters of the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS), in Nairobi, Kenya on Thursday. The Kenya Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has opened an investigation on the deaths of the black rhinos, attributed initially to salt poisoning, after they were relocated by KWS to Tsavo East national park from Nairobi and Nakuru national parks for repopulation purposes. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2018/7/19 22:33:41

BRICS media seek closer cooperation to enhance voice

Leaders of media organizations from BRICS countries met on Wednesday, seeking closer cooperation so as to make their voice heard on major international issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 11:38:43

Africa's largest trading bloc hails Belt and Road Initiative

Africa's largest trading bloc on Wednesday said the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative should be embraced because it was a catalyst for social and economic transformation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 10:41:35

UNGA president reiterates Mandela's teachings: dialogue, peace, tolerance

UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak said on Wednesday that "Nelson Mandela taught us that dialogue is one of the most powerful tools available to humanity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/19 10:41:14

Hope for future

Former US president Barack Obama (center) gives a speech during the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday. Obama urged young people to fight to defend democracy, human rights and peace, to a crowd of 15,000 people as the centerpiece of celebrations marking 100 years since Mandela's birth.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/18 22:21:59

CPC in dialogue with Africa

Africa could benefit from studying China's experiences with implementing gradual reform and establishing a powerful government dedicated to the country's development, but Beijing will never force its models on any other country, Chinese experts say.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/18 22:13:41

Tunisia to become member of major African common market

Tunisia will officially join the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) at an upcoming summit, Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/18 0:49:06

Libyan parliament sets July 30 date for voting on referendum law

The Libyan eastern-based House of Representatives (parliament) on Monday set July 30 as the date for voting on the constitution's referendum law.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 23:52:16

Morocco nabs Spaniard over suspected cannabis trafficking

A Spanish national was arrested at Bab Sebta crossing point with the Spanish enclave of Ceuta over suspected cannabis trafficking, the Moroccan official MAP news agency reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 23:51:40

Support for kin

Former US president, Barak Obama (third left) poses for a picture with his step-grandmother Sarah (center) and half-sister, Auma Obama (second right) and some of the local youth on Monday during the opening of the Sauti Kuu Resource Center, founded by his half-sister, at Kogelo in Siaya county, western Kenya.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 23:33:40

Mandela's complex heritage cherished by some, challenged by others

A black and white photo of Nelson Mandela in boxing attire greets visitors to the gym where the liberation hero trained in the 1950s before delivering the knock-out blow to apartheid decades later.
Source: AFP | 2018/7/16 22:38:36

Scores of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram ambush: local media

Scores of Nigerian troops went missing following an ambush by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, local media and residents said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:13:33

S. African copper mine fire killed five

Underground fire broke out in a copper mine in Limpopo province, South Africa on Sunday morning, killing five.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/7/16 9:12:27