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Boeing extends contracting gains following first-quarter earnings report

Gains of Boeing's stock gradually narrowed down to a slight 0.4 percent around market close on Wednesday, as investors scrutinized its first-quarter earnings released earlier in the morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/25 9:57:47

Kenyan schools learn ABC of court to preserve playgrounds

Head teachers in Kenya have enough trouble keeping order and teaching basics. Now they need to learn the wily ways of court to protect their grounds from property developers keen to exploit thousands of schools that lack deeds.
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/24 20:33:40

Xi meets Mozambican president

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday ahead of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation to be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 15:31:18

Business cooperation between China, West Africa win-win, says expert

Collaboration between Chinese and West African businesses is a "win-win situation," a expert said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 12:31:33

Uganda on alert after reports of terror cells

The Ugandan military on Tuesday said it is on high alert after intelligence reports showed attempts of terror units trying to infiltrate into the east African country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 9:27:13

Kenyan anti-graft campaigners decry rising levels of corruption

Kenya's Multi-sectoral Initiative Against Corruption (MSIAC) on Tuesday decried the rising levels of corruption in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 9:22:47

Tunisia officially joins Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Tunisia said on Tuesday that the country has officially joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 8:40:20

Ethiopia to commission two Chinese-built energy projects in second half of 2019

Ethiopia plans to commission two Chinese-built energy projects in the second half of 2019, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 8:37:02

World's first malaria vaccine launched in Africa: WHO

The world's first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds of thousands of children under five against one of the world's leading killers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 8:25:47

Sudan's military council vows to hand over power to people

Sudan's Transitional Military Council on Sunday reaffirmed its commitment to hand over the power to the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:14:23

Sudanese ambassador hails Turkey's support for Sudanese desire for civilian rule

Sudan's ambassador to Turkey hailed Turkey's support for the Sudanese people's ambition of transitioning to civilian rule, state-run Anadolu Agency reported Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 10:33:04

Sudan's military council vows peaceful atmosphere for political forces to assume power

Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Saturday that its role is to prepare the atmosphere for the political forces to assume power in a peaceful and democratic way.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 10:31:42

New Zealand becomes first country to hand over genocide archives to Rwanda

New Zealand on Friday became the first country to hand over archives related to the 1994 genocide to Rwanda.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 10:19:35

China-Kenya ties growing stronger amid positive outcomes

The bilateral cooperation between China and Kenya has grown stronger in the recent past, unleashing mutual benefits across economic and social spheres, a Chinese envoy has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 22:14:28

US, Russia thwart progress on UN call for Libya ceasefire: diplomats

A British bid at the UN Security Council to demand a ceasefire in Libya faced opposition Thursday from Russia and the United States, raising doubts about prospects for a draft resolution to halt the bloodshed in Tripoli, diplomats said.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/19 21:48:40

China's 2nd peacekeeping helicopter unit in Sudan's Darfur finish equipment inspection

China's second peacekeeping helicopter unit in Sudan's Darfur region has finished the third contingent-owned equipment inspection.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:33:24

Morocco pledges financial contribution to rebuilding of Notre-Dame

Morocco has pledged to contribute financially to reconstruction of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, official MAP news agency reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 15:38:23

Sudan's military council sacks foreign ministry's undersecretary

Sudan's Transitional Military Council announced Thursday that Undersecretary of Sudanese Foreign Ministry Badr-Eddin Abdalla Mohamed Ahmed has been relieved from his post.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 15:29:22