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Expert urges Zambia to emulate China's long-term economic planning model

Zambia should emulate China's long-term economic planning model to improve economic development for the benefit of its citizens, an expert said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/6 1:51:05

Algerians protest

Protesters hold Algerian national flags during a sit-in against the Algerian president's bid for a fifth term in Algiers on Sunday. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is Algeria's longest-serving president and a veteran of its independence struggle who has clung to power since 1999 despite his ill health.
Source: AFP | 2019/3/4 20:03:40

Xi congratulates Buhari on re-election as Nigerian president

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory message to Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as Nigerian president.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/4 12:57:48

Scores missing as gas explosion causes panic in southern Nigeria

Scores of local residents have been reported missing in southern Nigeria following a gas explosion at a trunk line at the Niger Delta area, local authorities confirmed on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/3 1:54:36

Ethiopian, Kenyan leaders visit Chinese-built flagship industrial park

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday visited Ethiopia's flagship Hawassa Industrial Park.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/3 0:15:04

Macky Sall re-elected president of Senegal with 58.27 pct of vote

Senegal's incumbent president Macky Sall was re-elected as president of the West African country after he won 58.27 percent of the vote in the presidential election held on Feb. 24, according to the preliminary results announced Thursday by President of the National Commission for the Census of Votes (CNRV) Demba Kandji.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/1 10:22:03

Chinese envoy asks to address root causes of conflicts in Africa by providing development aid

A Chinese envoy on Wednesday asked for international efforts to address the root causes of conflicts in Africa by scaling up assistance for Africa's socio-economic development.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 8:24:48

Chinese firm commissions 80-mln-USD ceramic tiles factory in Ghana

China's Fujian Sentuo Steel on Wednesday commissioned an 80-million-US dollar ceramic tiles manufacturing company in Tema, 25 km east of Ghana's capital Accra, which is believed to help reduce the west African country's import burden of ceramic tiles.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 8:23:31

Chinese envoy calls for int'l efforts to help silence guns in Africa

A Chinese envoy on Wednesday called for international efforts to help silence the guns in Africa by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/28 8:22:51

Nigerian President Buhari wins re-election – but opposition cries foul

Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday re-elected Nigeria's president after a delayed poll that angered voters and raised political temperatures - but the opposition immediately vowed to challenge the "sham" result in court.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/27 21:58:40

Egypt's transport minister resigns over deadly train fire: state TV

The Egyptian cabinet accepted on Wednesday the resignation of Transport Minister Hesham Arafat over the deadly train fire that killed at least 20 people, the Egyptian state TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 21:22:39

At least 20 killed in train station fire in Egypt's capital

At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded when a fire erupted inside the main train station in the city center of Egypt's capital Cairo on Wednesday, state-run Nile TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 18:32:44

29 killed in northern Nigeria attack: police

Nigerian police on Wednesday confirmed that 29 people including a policeman were killed in renewed attacks in the northern state of Kaduna.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/27 16:48:29

Opposition rejects Nigerian election's early tally with Buhari ahead

President Muhammadu Buhari took an early lead on Monday in initial official results from Nigeria's presidential election, but the party of his main challenger quickly rejected the tallies as "incorrect and unacceptable."
Source: Reuters | 2019/2/26 21:43:41

Egypt's PM hails Chinese company's construction of giant business tower in new capital city

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly hailed on Monday the progress made by China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) in the construction of "Iconic Tower" as part of the Central Business District (CBD) project in Egypt's under-construction new administrative capital city, about 45 km east of Cairo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/26 13:50:30

Egypt's PM hails Chinese company's construction of giant business tower in new capital city

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly hailed on Monday the progress made by China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) in the construction of "Iconic Tower" as part of the Central Business District (CBD) project in Egypt's under-construction new administrative capital city, about 45 km east of Cairo.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/26 1:10:24

Harry and Meghan meet Moroccan girls during official tour

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan on Sunday met with Moroccan schoolgirls in the foothills of the High Atlas mountains, before heading to the capital for a reception.
Source: AFP | 2019/2/25 18:28:40

Sudan's al-Bashir appoints new PM

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday appointed Mohamed Tahir Ayala as prime minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/25 0:52:09