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Cameroon health minister lauds contributions of Chinese medical mission

The Chinese medical mission, which continues to improve the health conditions of Cameroon, is "a pledge of friendship" between the two countries, Cameroonian Health Minister Malachie Manaouda said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/3 13:38:07

CAR president honors Chinese experts for transfer of JUNCAO technology

President of the Central African Republic has honored six Chinese experts to thank them for their contribution to the nation's agriculture development through the transfer of JUNCAO technology that has helped local farmers cultivate mushrooms of various species in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/3 10:00:00

Roopun named new Mauritius head of state

Lawmakers in Mauritius on Monday picked former arts and culture minister Pritivirajsing Roopun as president of the island nation, a largely ceremonial post.
Source: AFP | 2019/12/2 21:13:41

Expansion of Zimbabwe's Hwange power station by Chinese firm on course

Expansion of the Hwange Thermal Power Station by China's Sinohydro now stands at 25 percent, 14 months into the project which will add 600 megawatts into the national grid by 2022.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 12:45:36

Algeria criticizes European Parliament's resolution on its internal affairs

Algeria's Minister of Communication Hassane Rabehi on Saturday said that the European Parliament resolution about "the situation of liberties in Algeria" has exposed some European parliamentarians are attempting to disturb Algeria's presidential election in December.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/1 9:24:22

International community urged to show a unified front in South Sudan peace process

The international community should present a common front to help South Sudan implement the 2018 peace deal, monitors tasked with overseeing the fragile pact said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 14:56:03

Death toll from Kenya's landslide reaches 52 as rescue intensifies

The death toll from landslides has reached 52 in Kenya's northwestern county of West Pokot. Both the national and county governments including Kenya Red Cross Society are coordinating efforts to provide emergency aid to the victims.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 11:19:34

Crash remains

Rescuers and civilians gather at the site where a Dornier 228-200 plane operated by local company Busy Bee crashed into a densely populated neighborhood in Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday. At least 18 people died in the crash.
Source: VCG | 2019/11/26 9:48:40

At least 23 killed in plane crash in eastern DR Congo

At least 23 bodies found at the crash site of a plane in a peripheral area of Goma City, North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), officials dealing with the accident told Xinhua on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/25 10:18:41

Plane crash kills at least 23 in DR Congo

Twenty-three bodies were recovered on Sunday after a small plane crashed on takeoff into a densely populated area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, rescue workers said. "We are up to 23 bodies now," Goma rescue service coordinator Joseph Makundi told AFP.
Source: Agencies | 2019/11/24 20:38:40

UN agency says South Sudan facing food deficit of 700,000 metric tonnes

The Food Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Tuesday that South Sudan is currently facing food deficit gap of 700,000 metric tonnes amid devastating floods in most parts of the country since July.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/21 13:31:00

UNICEF calls for urgent action to end child abuse in South Sudan

The report was released ahead of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which was ratified by the east African country on January 23, 2015.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 11:48:12

Trump asks Supreme Court to block New York subpoena for his tax returns

US President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to block a subpoena demanding his accounting firm to turn over eight years of his tax returns to Manhattan prosecutors, the president's personal attorney Jay Sekulow said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/15 8:09:09

Yemen declares health emergency over epidemics

Yemen's health authorities declared a health emergency on Tuesday, citing that they were battling malaria and dengue fever.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 15:40:43

Zimbabwe bans electric geysers in bid to save power

The Zimbabwe government on Wednesday issued energy regulations banning the installation of new electrical geysers at both domestic and commercial buildings as it strives to conserve power that is gravely in short supply.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/14 10:50:45

115 elephants die in Zimbabwe's largest game park due to drought

At least 115 elephants have died at the country's largest game reserve since September this year due to shortage of food and water.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/13 10:13:14

Drought threatens elephants

Zimbabwe's wildlife agency said Monday it would move hundreds of elephants and other animals in a dramatic bid to save them from a lethal drought.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/12 19:18:40

Gaani Festival held in Nikki, Benin

Gaani Festival held in Nikki, Benin
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/11 15:39:36