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  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:59

    China-S. Africa partnership enjoys great potential: official, businessman

    JOHANNESBURG - A senior South African government official on Thursday said China is an important partner of his country and that bilateral relations have reached a new high.

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  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:57

    Nigerian military denies rescuing missing schoolgirls in NE state

    ABUJA - The Nigerian military on Thursday debunked claims that its troops had rescued some of the missing schoolgirls in the northeastern state of Yobe following a suspected attack by terror group Boko Haram earlier this week.

  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:55

    EU pledges 370 mln USD for rural development in Mozambique

    MAPUTO - The European Union (EU) in Mozambique told Xinhua on Thursday in Maputo that it has an aid package of more than 300 million Euros (about 370 million U.S. dollars) to support the country's rural development in the northern province of Nampula and central Zambezia, in sectors of energy, agriculture and transport.

  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:54

    Worries, confusion after Boko Haram attack on NE Nigeria college

    LAGOS - The recent attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on a college in restive northeast Nigeria's Yobe and the following confusion with regard to the actual number of missing schoolgirls is bringing back memories of the 2014 Chibok attack.

  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:53

    Libya wins case against Brazilian companies seeking compensation

    TRIPOLI - The Libyan government has won an international legal case against two Brazilian construction companies that claimed 96 million U.S. dollars in damages due to the suspension of their projects in Libya, local authorities said Thursday.

  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:52

    British couple kidnapped in S. Africa

    CAPE TOWN - An elderly British couple were kidnapped in South Africa more than a week ago, police said Thursday, amid reports that they were abducted by extremists suspected to have links to the Islamic State group.

  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:49

    South Africa court finds finance minister violated constitution

    CAPE TOWN - A South African court has found Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba violated the constitution in statements he made about his decision to revoke his approval of a company’s bid to open a private airport immigration facility.

  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:44

    Switzerland imposes sanctions on allies of Congo's Kabila

    ABIDJAN - Switzerland imposed sanctions including asset freezes and travel bans on 14 allies of Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday amid a worsening political crisis linked to his refusal to step down.

  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:40

    Ethiopia releases 1,500 prisoners in eastern Somali region -statement

    NAIROBI - Ethiopia has released more than 1,500 prisoners in its eastern Somali region, government officials said on social media, days after the government declared a state of emergency to try to tamp down unrest in Africa?s second most populous nation.