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Jordan king arrives in Tunisia for state visit

At the invitation of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, King Abdullah II of Jordan paid a state visit to Tunisia on Sunday, accompanied by his wife Queen Rania Al-Abdullah.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 10:34:23

Egypt's parliament considers extending presidential term, introducing VP post

The Egyptian parliament discussed on Sunday extending the presidential term from four to six years and introducing the post of vice president, based on a petition submitted by one fifth of the total 596 lawmakers, official MENA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 10:19:48

UN refugee commission evacuates over 4,000 refugees from Libya during 2018-2019

The United Nations Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday said it evacuated more than 4,000 refugees from Libya from 2018 to the end of January 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 10:19:06

S. Africa willing to attract more Chinese tourists: minister

South Africa is willing to have more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier and more enjoyable, a South African official said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/4 9:46:42

Die-hard support

A supporter blows in a traditional flute to support the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari, during a campaign rally at the Sanni Abacha Stadium in Kano, on Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/1 22:58:40

Another victim

Police officers recover a body of a victim after two boats capsized earlier this week off Djibouti's northeastern Obock region, on Friday. The death toll from the sinking of two boats carrying migrants to Yemen from Djibouti rose to 52 on January 31, the UN migration agency said, appealing to regional leaders to take action to stop such tragedies.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/1 21:33:40

China to set up explosives firm in Zimbabwe to help mining industry

China will soon set up an explosives manufacturing firm in Zimbabwe that will boost the southern African country's mining industry, China's charge d'affaires Zhao Baogang said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/1 9:34:30

Zambia calls for closer collaboration to tackle climate change

Zambia on Wednesday called for closer collaboration among stakeholders to tackle the negative effects of climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/31 17:39:10

Feature: Gambian cataract patients regain vision thanks to China's medical aid program

As the doctor gently removed the packing, Bakary Kora couldn't wait to open his eyes to find back that bright colorful world he had missed for years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/30 10:04:51

Egypt's famous Saladin Citadel wears red to celebrate China's Spring Festival

Amid a joyous musical winter night, Cairo's renowned Saladin Citadel on Monday lit up in red to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/29 8:20:07

Macron trip

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron visit Abu Simbel Temple during his state visit to Egypt on Sunday. Macron said Sunday he would talk “more openly” to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on human rights during his visit to the country.
Source: IC | 2019/1/28 20:13:39

Budding nominee

Salvadorean presidential candidate Nayib Bukele, of the Great National Alliance, stands before supporters during the closing rally of his campaign in San Salvador on Saturday, ahead of the first round of the national election on February 3.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/27 23:53:39

Chinese arts troupe captivates Ugandan audience ahead of Spring Festival

An arts troupe from China's northwest Shaanxi Province on Saturday fascinated hundreds of revelers with a spectacular show in Uganda's capital Kampala.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/27 7:31:08

Feature: Chinese-Italian cuisine week kicks off in Egypt to celebrate Chinese Spring Festival

The Egyptian capital Cairo is hosting the Chinese and Italian cuisine week as part of the celebrations for China's Spring Festival in the Arab country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/27 7:28:46

Ugandan travel agents opt for agritourism to boost arrivals

About 75 km north of the Ugandan capital Kampala, tour operators and bloggers armed with knives go on a hunt for ripe pineapples in a four-acre garden in Luwero district.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/26 22:38:11

DR Congo's opposition leader to be sworn in

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as DR Congo's next president, sources said in Kinshasa, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 22:08:41

Miners buried

Women grieve during the burial of seven miners, victims of a collapsed tin mining site, at the Ntunga public cemetery in Rwamagana, eastern Rwanda, on Tuesday. An accident at an eastern Rwanda mine on Tuesday killed 14 people, including seven women, a local government official said.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/23 21:08:41

Kenyan police intensify security operations in hunt for terror suspects

Kenyan police said they have intensified security operations across the east African nation to pursue the perpetrators of the Nairobi hotel attack in which 21 people were killed and several others injured.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 10:05:17