Reports that China is building a wall along the border with Vietnam to keep its own citizens at home spotlights economic hard times on the Chinese side and frustration on both sides with rampant smuggling, analysts believe. Authorities in southwestern China are working on a...Read More
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Cameroonian President Paul Biya said in a December 31 address to the nation that newfound collaboration between his military and civilians has greatly contributed to bringing about peace in the troubled English-speaking regions of the country. The president spoke of the impact of the novel...Read More
Malawi’s president is calling for the dismissal of the National Examinations Board after end-of-year school exams were leaked on social media. The leak forced the cancelation of national exams and led to clashes Wednesday between angry students and police, who used teargas to disperse the...Read More
Malawi will establish an embassy in Jerusalem, its foreign minister announced during a visit to Israel. The move represents “a bold and significant step,” the minister, Eisenhower Mkaka, said in a video statement Tuesday. It would make Malawi the first African country in decades to...Read More
Burkina Faso is holding elections on November 22 but more than 400,000 people displaced by armed conflict are unable to vote. Fighting between Burkina Faso’s military and Islamist militants has displaced more than a million people — half of them this year alone. ...Read More