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South Africa to extradite Mozambique's ex-finance minister: report

South Africa will extradite Mozambique's ex-finance minister Manuel Chang, held in a Johannesburg jail since December on a US-issued international arrest warrant, a ­respected news site reported Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/21 22:08:40

Tech a sip!

On a bustling street near the shiny new international airport in Ethiopia's capital is a small coffee roastery with big dreams.
Source: Reuters | 2019/2/19 22:58:40

Kuwait condemns deadly suicide attack in Egypt's capital

Kuwait on Tuesday strongly condemned a suicide attack in Egypt's capital Cairo, which killed two policemen.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/19 18:11:12

1 terrorist, 2 Egyptian policemen killed in bomb blast in Cairo

A terrorist and two Egyptian policemen were killed Monday in a bomb explosion in the old quarter of the Egyptian capital Cairo, the interior ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/19 14:11:34

Uganda seeks China's cooperation in promotion, integration of traditional medicine

Uganda's minister of state for health on Friday said the country will draw lessons from China on integration of traditional and complementary medicine into mainstream health care system.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/18 10:20:49

Bodies recovered

Rescue workers carry a body as retrieval efforts proceed for trapped artisanal gold miners near Kadoma, Zimbabwe on Saturday. Rescuers pulled the bodies of at least 22 illegal gold miners out of shafts west of Harare that were flooded earlier in the week, and rescued eight more alive, officials and witnesses said Saturday. The accident involved about 70 miners.
Source: VCG | 2019/2/17 22:33:40

Last-minute Nigeria election delay disappoints voters

Nigeria's election commission on Saturday rejected claims of political interference after its last-minute postponement of presidential elections, as voters caught unawares hit out at the announcement.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/17 22:33:40

Spotlight: China's peacekeeping efforts hailed at UN headquarters exhibition

China's peacekeeping efforts have been hailed by UN officials and military personnel at a UN headquarters exhibition depicting Chinese soldiers' service and devotion.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/17 12:49:20

Nigeria orders re-opening of borders after postponement of elections

The Nigerian government on Saturday ordered the re-opening of all the nation's borders following the postponement of presidential and national assembly polls by the electoral body.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/17 12:13:24

Nigerians express disappointment at postponement of general elections by electoral body

Nigerians on Saturday expressed disappointment at the electoral body's postponement of the presidential election few hours to the commencement of voting in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 21:46:29

Zimbabwe inflation continues to soar

Zimbabwe's annual rate of inflation for January 2019 rose to 56.90 percent, up from 42.09 percent in December last year, driven mainly by increases in prices of basic goods.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 21:34:00

Over 60 feared dead in Zimbabwe gold mine flood

More than 60 people are believed to have died in two mining shafts after a nearby dam burst in Zimbabwe's Mashonaland West Province, authorities said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 12:34:20

Nigeria's electoral body postpones presidential poll until Feb. 23

Chairman of Nigeria's electoral body announced on Saturday that the country's presidential election was postponed until Feb. 23 as scheduled proceeding of the vote was not "feasible."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 11:09:48

Gunmen kill 66 in northern Nigeria ahead of presidential election

Nigerian authorities said on Friday that 66 people were killed by unidentified gunmen in Kajuru area of the northern state of Kaduna on the eve of the country's presidential election.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/16 9:52:20

Cote d'Ivoire prez: Someone responsible for election deaths

Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court (ICC) while insisting investigations would continue.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/11 20:03:40

Cameroon's president says to create 500,000 jobs for young people in 2019

President Paul Biya of Cameroon said Sunday that the government plans to create 500,000 jobs for young people in 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/11 17:39:39

Africa's working-age population to reach 1 bln by 2030 amid rising jobless rate: report

Africa's working-age population is expected to rise from 705 million in 2018 to nearly 1 billion by 2030, leading to higher unemployment in the continent, according to new report published by the African Development Bank (AfDB).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/11 14:44:27

Interview: China's strength in health sector important for Africa: Global Fund chief

Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on Sunday hailed the organization's health cooperation with China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/11 9:08:57