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Arms embargo on Zimbabwe advocated by Archbishop

The new Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, the Reverend Thabo Makgoba, Wednesday called on the UN Security Council to impose an arms...
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Int. finance corporation launches global bond to aid development

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank arm which finances private sector investment, has announced the launch and pricing of a five-year US$...
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China questioned about Zimbabwe arms ship

Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa has commended South Africa and Mozambique for not allowing their territories to be used to offload the heavy Chinese weaponry...
Chinese arms ship not welcome in Africa

Chinese arms ship not welcome in Africa

Zimbabwean authorities yesterday said the cash-strapped government has a right to buy arms from any legal source as long as they are needed to...
Counterfeit Chinese made malaria medicines putting lives at risk

Counterfeit Chinese made malaria medicines putting lives at risk

A time bomb has recently been unearthed in China. An international team coordinated by INTERPOL has discovered a huge trade in counterfeit malaria drugs:...
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Chinese company builds big power plant in Ghana

A Chinese company is building a 560-megawatt power plant in Ghana in an ambitious joint venture project with a Ghanaian company. The Sunon Asogli Kpone...
Five boxers from Ghana to represent Africa at Olympics

Five boxers from Ghana to represent Africa at Olympics

Five Ghanaian boxers will hoist their national flag when t he boxing segment of the Beijing Olympic Games gets underway later in the year. The...
Raising cancer awareness by climbing everest

Raising cancer awareness by climbing everest

A young mountain climber from Durban, South Africa, is aiming for the summit of Mount Everest so he can donate proceeds of his adventure...
China’s dilemma

China’s dilemma

Overseas investment by Chinese companies in countries such as Sudan has damaged and in some cases “hijacked” Beijing’s foreign policy, diplomatic scholars in the...
Development banks more and more efficient

Development banks more and more efficient

Six major multilateral development banks (MDBs) have released the third report of their Common Performance Assessment System (COMPAS), a statement by the African Development...
China to build metrolines in Nigeria

China to build metrolines in Nigeria

President Umaru Yar'Adua said Saturday in Shanghai, China, that the Government would soon embark on the development of metro lines for some major cities...
Chinese Peace envoy in Sudan

Chinese Peace envoy in Sudan

Head of Chinese envoy, Mr. Liu Guijin, arrived Sunday, in Sudan to find a lasting solution to the conflict that has led to the...
China responds to Spielberg : Olympics and Darfur

China responds to Spielberg : Olympics and Darfur

The response from China over director Spielberg’s decision to drop out of his role as an adviser came on Thursday. “Holding up banners and...