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4 years ago | March 10, 2015

China confident of meeting 6% annual trade growth target

By Song Shengxia China is confident of meeting its annual foreign trade growth target of 6 percent in 2015 despite the ...

China aims to create E-commerce regulating law

By Li Qiaoyi China is pushing forward efforts to institute a law to regulate the country’s booming e-commerce sector, ...

4 years ago | March 8, 2015

AU approves anti-Boko Haram force

The African Union has approved the creation of a regional force to fight Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants, who have ...

China eyes quality economy in 2015

Chinese premier Li Keqiang said in the government work report last week that China aims at a growth of 7 percent in ...

Mandla Mandela’s sangoma report dismissed

The AbaThembu royal family dismissed reports at the weekend that Nelson Mandela’s grandson Mandla Mandela received ...

Putin signs decree to reduce executives’ salaries

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that reduces the salaries of the president, prime minister, ...

Deaths reported in raid on restaurant in Mali’s capital

Five people, including French and Belgian nationals, have been shot to death in an attack on a restaurant in the Malian ...

Lessons learnt as MH370 hunt marks one year

The hunt for Flight MH370 has failed to turn up any debris, but its unprecedented scale in one of the world’s remotest ...

4 years ago | March 6, 2015

China pledges to deepen economic reforms

Editor’s Note In his government work report to the annual session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) which opened ...

4 years ago | February 15, 2015

Ebola funds vanish in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone failed to fully account for nearly a third of the US$20 million earmarked for fighting Ebola during six ...

More needed to fight Boko Haram

Nigeria’s military must strengthen its resolve in the fight against Boko Haram, the UN envoy for West Africa has said.

Oil breaches US$60 mark

Oil rose above US$60 a barrel on Friday for the first time this year, bringing gains last week to almost 4 percent, ...

4 years ago | February 8, 2015

China to overhaul foreign investment law

Yue Wang China is seeking a legal reform that would fundamentally change the way foreign investment flows into the ...

100 terrorists killed in raids

A total of 109 Boko Haram fighters have been killed by soldiers responding to attacks on two towns in Niger near the ...