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Tunisia, US sign deal on tax compliance

Tunisia and the United States signed on Monday an agreement to improve international tax compliance and mutual cooperation in the field of taxation, Tunis Afrique Presse reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/14 10:01:17

Sudan military council says army officer killed in unidentified attack on sit-in protesters

Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Monday that unidentified groups attacked protesters at the sit-in site in Khartoum, killing an army officer and injuring three others and a number of civilians.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/14 9:40:34

Botswana eyeing Chinese foreign investment: ambassador

Botswana has regarded the pursuit of economic interest as its top priority in recent years. Chinese enterprises are undoubtedly playing an important role to help the southern African country achieve this goal.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 17:58:39

UN commences renovation works to modernize iconic Africa Hall

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday revealed the signing of contract agreement with three international companies to renovate the historic Africa Hall in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/12 13:39:02

S. African electoral commission rebuffs legal threat against elections results

South Africa's Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Saturday voiced "vigorous" opposition to any legal actions against the general elections results.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/12 12:46:59

Ethiopian gov't hails Beijing horticulture expo

The Ethiopian government on Saturday hailed the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition as an imputes to promote Ethiopia's booming horticulture sector to the world market.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/12 8:06:27

South Africa's ruling ANC wins national election: electoral commission

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has won the national election by winning 57.51 percent of the votes, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) announced on Saturday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/12 8:03:35

UN calls for restraint as refugee protest turns violent in Kenya

The UN refugee agency UNHCR has called for restraint after a protest organized by a group of refugees in front of the UNHCR office in Nairobi turned violent on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/11 20:52:24

Nigerian pro-gov't militia releases 894 children

A total of 894 children were released from a local vigilante movement involved in the fight against terror group Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeast region, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/11 9:15:23

Victory in sight for ANC in S.Africa poll

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC was in touching distance of election victory Friday but with diminished support, complicating efforts to revive the country's flagging economy and fight corruption, results showed.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/10 22:38:40

S. African opposition leader pledges to support the victor in elections

The leader of Democratic Alliance, South Africa's opposition party, on Friday promised to work with president of the ruling party African National Congress (ANC) for the good of the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 21:06:53

Zambia launches new project to tackle climate change

The Zambian government on Thursday launched a project to address climate change issues in the southern part of the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 19:21:41

2 killed in IS attack in southern Libya

Islamic State (IS) militants on Thursday launched an attack on the southern Libyan town of Ghadwa, 60 km south of Sabha City, killing two and injuring several others.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 12:39:00

ANC takes strong early lead in South Africa poll

South Africa's ANC surged into the lead in early official results Thursday with 55 percent of the vote in the first electoral test of President Cyril Ramaphosa's bid to revive the ruling party's flagging image.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/9 22:28:42

Zimbabwean power utility warns customers of possible load shedding

Power utility Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company on Thursday warned users that it may be forced to re-introduce load shedding in the near future if demand continues to outstrip supplies following the curtailment of power generation at its Kariba South Hydro Power Station.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/9 17:58:59

Violence in Sahel reaching unprecedented levels: UN

Senior UN officials warned that insecurity and armed attacks in the Sahel have reached unprecedented levels, a UN spokesman said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/9 13:53:43

World Bank president praises social protection program in Egypt

President of the World Bank (WB) Group David Malpass praised the social protection program known as "Takaful and Karama" in Egypt, official news agency MENA said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/9 9:23:39

Chinese-built Walvis Bay container terminal in Namibia 96 pct complete

The new container terminal at Namibia's Walvis Bay which was constructed by Chinese company is 96 percent complete, Namport Manager of Corporate Communications Tana Pesat said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/9 9:08:57