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162 die on S. African roads during Easter holiday

A total of 162 people lost their lives in traffic accidents during the Easter holiday, down by 48 percent from the previous year, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/3 13:26:04

Zambian president calls for enhancing productivity on Labor Day

Zambia on Wednesday joined the rest of the world in commemorating the Labor Day with a call by President Edgar Lungu for workers to enhance productivity.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/3 13:15:56

South Sudan steps up fight against measles, polio

South Sudan's ministry of health and partners have launched a massive measles and polio vaccination campaign.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/3 12:48:03

Death toll from Libya's Tripoli fighting hits 392

A total of 392 people have been killed and 1,936 others injured in the fighting between the UN-backed Libyan government and the east-based army in and around the capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/3 10:20:47

South Sudan says any extension on forming unity govt is a violation

South Sudan on Thursday maintained its position of forming a transitional unity government (TGoNU) on May 12 as warring parties meet in Ethiopia to review the implementation of a peace deal signed last September.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 18:00:03

Nearly 45,000 people march on International Labor Day in Mozambique

About 45,000 Mozambican people marched on Wednesday in Maputo, marking the International Labor Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 9:15:40

Kenya secures $250 mln to better finance affordable housing

Kenya has secured 25 billion shillings (about $250 million) loan from the World Bank to enhance access to affordable housing financing for Kenyans.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 9:13:40

Kenya's modern railway boosts growth of small towns

The China funded Standard Gauge Railway(SGR) linking the Kenyan capital Nairobi to the port city of Mombasa has revitalized growth of small town along its 480 kilometers corridor since its launch on May 31, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/1 21:15:34

S. African police minister accused of violating Constitution

South Africa's Western Cape provincial government on Sunday accused national police minister Bheki Cele of violating the Constitution by ignoring the security concerns in the province.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/29 10:02:05

4 dead, 20 wounded in Tripoli air raids

Air raids by the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) against the capital on Saturday night killed four people and wounded 20 others, Libya's internationally recognized unity government said.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/28 22:18:41

Libya seizes Iranian ship under US, European sanctions

Libya's interior ministry on Saturday announced seizing an Iranian ship under U.S. and European sanctions off the coast of the western city of Sabratha.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 13:50:47

Xi meets Djiboutian president

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 13:31:08

Chinese artists impress Egyptian audience at Cairo int'l drum festival

A drum show performed by Chinese artists impressed thousands of Egyptians Saturday night at the closing day of the 7th International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts held in Cairo, Egypt.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 12:23:19

Airstrikes kill 2 in Libya's Tripoli

Unknown airstrikes attacked a residential area south of the Libyan capital Tripoli late Saturday, killing two people and injuring 10 others, according to military and medical sources.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 12:22:48

Sudan's military council, opposition agree on joint council

Sudan's opposition Freedom and Change Alliance on Saturday said it has reached a primary deal with the Transitional Military Council (TMC) to form a joint sovereignty council, with the issue of representation to be decided later, lcoal media Sudan Tribune reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/28 10:10:28

Zimbabwe to host Belt and Road Afro-Sino exhibition

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) will host the Belt and Road Afro-Sino Cultural Exchange program, which begins Saturday and ends next Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/26 18:44:21

Zimbabwe pledges to strengthen cooperation with China

Zimbabwe on Thursday pledged to deepen bilateral cooperation with China to the benefit of the two nations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/26 9:55:47

China, Central African Republic vow to deepen cooperation

Zheng Jianbang, vice chairperson of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and Faustin-Archange Touadera, president of the Central African Republic (CAR), vowed on Wednesday in Bangui to deepen cooperation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/26 9:23:49