Sierra Leone: PLA Navy, on humanitarian mission, visits Sierra Leone

The Chinese Navy’s hospital ship Peace Ark is providing humanitarian medical services to the people of Sierra Leone during an ongoing port call in

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Somalia: Somalia Seeks Easing of Arms Embargo in Effort to Defeat al-Shabab

The Somali government has repeated its plea for world leaders to lift an international arms embargo, as the aid-dependent Horn of Africa nation continues

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CAR: C. Africa asks UN to send more peacekeepers, ease arms embargo

The Central African Republic’s president urged the United Nations on Friday to send more peacekeepers to his strife-torn country and ease an arms embargo

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South Africa: Contemporary African art conquering the continent

Contemporary African art has long been beloved by collectors in Europe and North America. But now, such works are enjoying a renaissance among experts

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Lesotho: Prime Minister Aims to Reduce Hunger, Crime 

Lesotho’s new prime minister, Thomas Thabane, told VOA that his government will focus on ending hunger and reducing crime, especially against women. He also

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Kenya: Get Ready for Koroga Festival With Fally Ipupa’s New Album ‘Tokooos’

Award-winning Congolese artist, Fally Ipupa, will be headlining the 19th edition of Koroga Festival, on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Carnivore Grounds in Nairobi,

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Africa-Usa: U.S. Boosts Aid for War Famines By U.S.$575 Million

The United States said Thursday it will spend another $575 million dollars to help the millions facing starvation and violence amid wars and unrest

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Tanzania: Govt Directs PCCB to Introduce Units for Better Procurement

The government has directed the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) to consider setting up Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS) units or desks

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Nigeria: France Denies Domiciling IPOB’s Financial HQ, Supports Nigeria’s Unity

France has denied the allegation made by the federal government that the financial headquarters of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was in

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Liberia: Groundbreaking President Looks to Make History Again

Democracy is strengthening not just in Liberia, but across West Africa, the president of Liberia says. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who made history by becoming

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