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21 killed in gunmen attack in north Nigeria: police

Nigerian police on Tuesday confirmed 21 people were killed in an attack by unidentified armed group in the country's northern state of Kaduna.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 0:03:06

Algeria parliament appoints interim president

The Algerian parliament on Tuesday appointed Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president to run the tansition era.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 19:44:55

Zimbabwe launches program to boost Chinese tourist arrivals

Zimbabwe has launched the China Ready Training Program in order to boost tourist arrivals from the Asian nation which spent more than 100 billion US dollars globally in outbound tourism expenditure in 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 17:59:41

S.Africa, China hold job fair for S. African students

A job fair for South African students who recently completed their internships in China was held in Johannesburg on Monday to facilitate their employment.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 10:12:58

Chinese firm opens 45 mln USD recycling plant in Kenya

A Chinese firm opened a 4.5 billion shilling (45 million US dollars) plastic waste recycling plant in eastern Kenya on Monday to help curb environmental degradation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 8:51:12

8.86 million Ethiopians need humanitarian assistance in 2019: UN

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said Monday that 8.86 million Ethiopians need urgent humanitarian assistance in 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 23:22:14

Death toll of clashes in Libyan capital rises to 35

The death toll of the clashes between forces of the UN-backed government and the eastern-based army in Libya's capital Tripoli has increased to 35, the Ministry of Health said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 21:48:14

Rwanda launches memorial garden for genocide victims

Rwanda on Monday launched the first phase of a Garden of Memory for victims killed in the 1994 Rwandan genocide against the Tusti in the country's capital, Kigali.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 21:09:41

Belgian PM pays homage to belgian peacekeepers killed in 1994 Rwandan genocide

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel on Monday paid tribute to 10 Belgian peacekeepers killed at the start of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda at Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 21:07:50

Fighting in south of Libyan capital kills 25, wounds 80 -- media

Fighting in south of Libyan capital kills 25, wounds 80 -- media
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 21:02:06

Sarcophagus from 525 BC opened live on broadcast

A sarcophagus containing an Egyptian high priest was opened on live TV on Sunday during a special two-hour broadcast by the American channel Discovery.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/8 19:03:40

Never again

African Union chief Moussa Faki, Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, his wife Jeannette and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker light a remembrance flame for the 25th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/7 22:49:39

One killed in raging armed Tripoli clashes

A doctor was killed and another was injured in clashes in the Libyan capital between the UN-backed government and the eastern-based military forces, which is trying to take over the city.
Source: Xinhua-AFP | 2019/4/7 21:53:39

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide

Rwanda on Sunday began 100 days of mourning for over 800,000 people slaughtered in a genocide that shocked the world, a quarter of a century on from the day it began.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/7 20:43:40

As floods hit E.Zimbabwe, Harare suffers water shortage

As eastern Zimbabwe struggles with the aftermath of floods that have killed nearly 270 people and destroyed homes and roads, other parts of Zimbabwe are facing a very different crisis: too little water.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/7 19:48:40

2 Egyptian policemen shot dead by gunmen in Cairo

Two Egyptian policemen were killed Sunday and two others were injured by unknown gunmen in Nozah district, east of the capital Cairo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/7 19:47:05

Rwanda starts commemoration of 25th anniversary of 1994 genocide

The Rwandan government on Sunday morning started commemoration marking the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, raising the curtain of a three-month remembrance period.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/7 19:05:02

Art exhibition in Ghana boosts China-Ghana cultural exchanges

An art exhibition displaying traditional Chinese paintings and Ghanaian art works was held on Saturday, attracting the audience of both countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/7 7:27:35