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Germany's potential to invest in Africa was trumpeted at the 2022 German-Africa business summit in Johannesburg. But German foreign direct investment on the continent is stagnant.
At least six fake covers of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo have been circulating online over the past six months, especially on Russian Telegram channels, For one of them, the cover story it's relaying is also fabricated. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
The US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week is a chance for the US and countries in Africa to move closer to 'win-win' partnerships, analysts say.
A majority of MPs in the National Assembly have voted against adopting a report that could have seen impeachment proceedings begin. Cyril Ramaphosa has been under pressure over cash found at his private farm.
Undocumented migrants who leave their countries in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes region increasingly risking death as they near their destination in southern Africa. Many of them are young Ethiopians.
An experienced female Karateka is transforming the lives of young Nigerian girls. She brings them together for a competition that has become a major highlight of the karate calendar in Nigeria. In addition, the event advocates for an end to gender violence against women.
An experienced female karateka is transforming the lives of young Nigerian girls. She brings them together for a competition that has become a major highlight of the karate calendar in Nigeria. In addition, the event advocates for an end to gender violence against women.
After two months of restrictions, 142 cases of the virus and 56 related deaths, Uganda is now lifting its Ebola lockdown while continuing to stay on high alert.
Despite a graft scandal, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa survived a challenge for the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) party.
Gunmen killed at least 38 villagers in northwestern Nigeria's Kaduna state, residents and a local community group said on Tuesday, a region chronically marred by armed violence. Olivia Chan reports.
Only deaths resulting directly from respiratory failure due to a coronavirus infection will be counted as COVID-19 deaths under new Chinese rules. With the new guidelines in place, cases have risen but deaths declined.
South Africans are suffering power cuts for up to 10 hours a day to avoid a collapse of the national grid. The president is pushing for green energy solutions, something that visiting German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has offered to support.
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The president of Belarus arrived in Zimbabwe on Monday, hot on the heels of a tour of African countries by Sergei Lavrov, foreign minister of main ally Russia.
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