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China plays constructive role in safeguarding peace, security in Africa: Chinese FM

China has played a unique and constructive role in safeguarding peace and promoting security in Africa, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi here on Friday during a joint press conference with his Burkina Faso counterpart Alpha Barry.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/6 7:44:18

China plays constructive role in safeguarding peace, security in Africa: Chinese FM

China has played a unique and constructive role in safeguarding peace and promoting security in Africa, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi here on Friday during a joint press conference with his Burkina Faso counterpart Alpha Barry.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/6 7:42:54

Train derails in northern Morocco, no victims

A train derailed Friday morning near Morocco's northern city of Casablanca, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/4 23:46:17

Sahara desert swings between wet and dry every 20,000 years: study

A study published on Wednesday in the journal Science Advances has shown that the Sahara desert and North Africa in general swing between wet and dry climates every 20,000 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/3 14:40:08

Kenya launches immobilization protocol for rhinos to prevent fatalities during translocation

Kenya has launched an immobilization protocol for black and white rhinos to prevent fatalities during translocations, according to officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/3 14:33:28

Somalia govt orders top UN envoy to leave

Somalia's government has ordered the UN top envoy to the troubled country to leave, accusing him of "deliberately interfering with the country's sovereignty."
Source: AFP | 2019/1/2 21:48:41

Chinese textile firm wins acclaim for helping Ethiopia's export, employment

Chinese textile production firm Antex Group has won praise from among Ethiopians as the east African country moves to strengthen its export sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/2 10:08:42

Egypt mulls changing constitution to keep Sisi

Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are calling for constitutional changes that would allow him to stay in power once his second term ends in 2022.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/1 21:23:41

2 dead at presidential election polling station in DRC: media

Two people were killed in a disturbance between voters and police at a polling station in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/31 10:16:32

Presidential election kicks off in DR Congo

Voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo cast their ballots on Sunday in an election vital to the future of the central African country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 17:16:11

DR Congo elections began, vital to future

Voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo are heading to the polls on Sunday to choose a new head of state, after several postponements of the election.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/30 14:01:06

Egyptian police announce killing 40 terrorists following tourist bus blast

The Egyptian police announced on Saturday killing 40 terrorists in security raids in Giza province near the capital Cairo and North Sinai province in northeast of the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/29 22:02:41

Vietnam strongly condemns deadly tourist bus blast in Cairo

Vietnam strongly condemned the bomb attack on a tourist bus in Cairo, Egypt, where innocent Vietnamese nationals were killed or injured, a Vietnamese foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/29 22:02:07

2 Vietnamese tourists killed in bus blast near Egypt's pyramids

Two Vietnamese tourists were killed Friday when a home-made bomb hit a bus carrying foreign tourists in Marioutiya area near the Giza Pyramids, Egyptian interior ministry said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/29 9:20:39

Security Council calls for free, fair elections in Guinea-Bissau

The UN Security Council on Thursday urged political actors in Guinea-Bissau to demonstrate renewed good faith to hold "free and fair" elections for the country to break the cycle of instability.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 11:14:04

Xinhua Headlines: Chinese-built industrial parks, free trade zones provide new industrialization momentum across Africa

Mastewal Tsegaye, a graduate of the Arba Minch University in Ethiopia, is among the many young Ethiopians working for Chinese companies in Ethiopia's industrial parks.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 14:44:40

DR Congo delays Sunday poll in two conflict zones

DR Congo on Wednesday announced that key elections due to take place nationwide on December 30 would be postponed to March in two regions troubled by violence.
Source: AFP | 2018/12/26 21:43:40

UN condemns deadly attack on Libya's foreign ministry

UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday condemned the deadly suicide attack on the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry in Tripoli, which killed at least three.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/26 10:22:02