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South Sudan eyes China-Africa trade expo to woo investment

JUBA, June 5 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan government and business officials are set to participate in the forthcoming first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo in an effort to woo investment into the African's youngest country. Foreign ministry spokesman Mawien Makol...

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53 African countries to attend first China-Africa trade expo

BEIJING, June 4 (Xinhua) -- A total of 53 African countries have confirmed to attend the first China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo scheduled for June 27-29 in central China's Hunan Province, a local official said Tuesday. International organizations including the...

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Uhuru changes tack as time to secure legacy running out

Uhuru changes tack as time to secure legacy running out

President Uhuru Kenyatta takes oath of office administered by Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Ann Amadi during the swearing in for the second term at Kasarani stadium,Nairobi. Three years into the end of his second and final term, President Uhuru Kenyatta is shedding...

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Poaching slows but Africa’s elephants still face extinction

Poaching slows but Africa’s elephants still face extinction

The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned Tuesday. In 2011, poachers killed some 40 000 tuskers - about...

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