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Egyptian Ambassador outlines ties with China in celebrating National Day

As Egypt commemorated the July 23, 1952 Revolution, Egyptian Ambassador to China Osama Elmagdoub outlined China's role in developing his country's economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/19 16:25:45

Ebola outbreak a health emergency: WHO

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics.
Source: Reuters | 2019/7/18 19:53:40

China donates over 2,000 metric tons of rice to WFP for school meals in South Sudan

The Chinese government on Tuesday handed over 2,185 metric tons of rice to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support a school meals project in South Sudan.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/18 10:01:05

Sudan's military council, opposition alliance ink political deal

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Freedom and Change Alliance on Wednesday signed with initial letters on the Political Declaration, which institutes for the transitional period structures.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/17 22:56:16

Ebola fears

A motor taxi driver gets his hands washed at an Ebola screening station on Tuesday in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma. The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in Goma has died, officials said. The case – the first in a major urban hub in the region's nearly 1-year-old epidemic of the disease – has sparked deep concern in neighboring Rwanda and at the UN.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/17 20:28:41

Industry and campaigners spar over S.Africa's carbon levy

South Africa's new carbon tax has provoked a storm of criticism from environmental campaigners who say it is too weak – and from industry that predicts it will cause mass job losses.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/17 17:43:40

Kenyan forum sets stage for renewed African counter-terrorism strategy

The Pan African counter-terrorism summit in the Kenyan capital here set the stage for reorganization of initiatives aimed at containing a security threat that is rapidly evolving on the continent.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/16 14:29:10

Chinese firm expects to complete power plant by 2020 in Zambia

The Zambian Government says Chinese enterprise Sinohydro Corporation is expected to complete the construction of the 750-megawatt Kafue Gorge Lower Hydro-power Station next year, a senior Government official has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/16 11:25:33

S.Africa's graft-accused Zuma claims he has been 'vilified'

South Africa's graft-accused ex-president Jacob Zuma said on Monday he had been "vilified," as he testified at a judicial inquiry into the alleged looting of state funds while he was in power.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/15 20:28:40

Kenya calls for joint counter-terrorism efforts after Somali attack

Kenya on Saturday called on the world to unite in the fight against global terrorism after Somali militant group al-Shabab killed 26 people, among them three Kenyans, in southern Somalia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/15 11:18:56

Talks between Sudan's military council, opposition delayed again

The talks scheduled for Sunday between Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Freedom and Change Alliance were postponed again, official SUNA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/15 10:15:12

Touch up

A man brushes off dust from a sarcophagus discovered near King Amenemhat II's pyramid at Dahshur necropolis, about 40 kilometers south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, during a ceremony opening the pyramid to the public on Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/7/14 19:33:40

UN chief condemns terrorist attack on hotel in southern Somalia

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the terrorist attack on a hotel in southern Somalia, which killed at least 10 people, his spokesman said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/14 13:54:30

Sudan's military council announces resumption of talks with opposition alliance

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) announced resumption of talks with the opposition Freedom and Change Alliance on Saturday evening to discuss the constitutional declaration, which determines powers of the transitional period authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/14 13:44:19

Sudan's military council stresses importance of partnership with opposition alliance

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) on Saturday reiterated importance of partnership with the opposition Freedom and Change Alliance to end the political crisis in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/14 13:40:54

AU mission vows to step up fight against al-Shabab despite terror attacks

The African Union's senior envoy in Somalia on Saturday vowed to continue with stabilization efforts in Somalia despite increased terrorist attacks in the Horn of Africa nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/14 10:19:42

AIIB approves membership of Benin, Djibouti and Rwanda

The China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Saturday approved the membership of Benin, Djibouti and Rwanda, bringing AIIB's total approved membership to 100.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/13 21:43:15

AfCFTA agenda needs Chinese infrastructure investment to succeed: Ghanaian expert

For the vision of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, there is the need for support from China to build the needed infrastructure for trade within the continent, a Ghanaian expert has told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/11 12:38:28