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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

Chinese investments spur growth of vibrant oil sector in South Sudan: minister

Chinese firms are providing financial resources, technology and expertise that are helping South Sudan develop a vibrant oil industry and boost export earnings, a government official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/23 10:03:19

African nations to develop child protection strategy for east, south Africa

Child protection officials from 27 countries and regions will meet in Namibia for the first time to discuss the current and local child protection trends and develop a child protection strategy for the Eastern and Southern African (ESAF) regional office.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/22 17:51:46

China congratulates DR Congo's president-elect

China congratulated Felix Tshisekedi on winning the presidency of Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, after the country's top court upheld the vote results.
Source: Global Times - Agencies | 2019/1/21 21:08:40

10 UN peacekeepers killed, 25 injured in Mali attack

Jihadist gunmen killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers and injured at least 25 others in an attack on a UN camp in northern Mali on Sunday, one of the deadliest strikes against the UN mission in the African country.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/21 18:02:25

UN chief condemns attack on peacekeepers in Mali

Un Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday strongly condemned the attack on a camp of the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers from Chad.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/21 10:01:22

Challenge to election result rejected by Congo court

Congo's top court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's contested presidential election win on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the second-placed candidate who declared himself leader and called for demonstrations.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/20 22:18:41

Bold pledge

Madagascar President-elect Andry Rajoelina takes his oath of office during the inauguration ceremony in Antananarivo, on Saturday. Rajoelina used his inauguration speech to pledge to fight corruption in a country where politics and business are widely seen as beset by graft.
Source: VCG | 2019/1/20 22:18:40

DRC court confirms victory of Tshisekedi in presidential elections

The constitutional court of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday confirmed the victory of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi in presidential elections after rejecting a legal appeal by the runner-up.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/20 11:52:31

Cameroon president "concerned" over growing insecurity, vows peace efforts

Cameroon's President Paul Biya said on Friday he was "very" concerned about rising insecurity in the two English-speaking regions and in its mountainous Adamawa region. He pledged efforts to restore peace.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/19 13:22:25