The Egyptian army sent more troops to Sinai Peninsula on Monday, getting ready for a possible military operation to release the seven kidnapped soldiers.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, together with Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, will visit the Great Lakes Region of Africa this week, with the purpose of promoting the implementation of a crucial peace accord.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Sunday rejected any dialogue with the kidnappers of seven soldiers in Sinai, who appeared in an online video to urge their release.
The relationship between South Africa and China are mutually beneficial, a South African official said Thursday.
International donors pledged 3.25 billion euros to help Mali recover from a conflict with al-Qaida-linked Islamists, exceeding the West African country's target.
Zambian Foreign Minister Effron Chakupa Lungu has indicated his country's willingness to open an embassy in Havana.
Egypt's Mubarak, on trial for the deaths of protesters during the country's 2011 uprising that toppled him, said future generations would judge him "fairly" in an interview published.
Egypt's court decided Saturday to adjourn the retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak to June 8, state TV reported.
Inspired by a chance sighting of migrating birds, Zhang Jianwen has amassed a collection of tens of thousands of photographs.
The former minister of agriculture Victoria Sekitoleko hopes her community library stacked with Chinese books will inspire young Ugandans.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak arrived in court on Saturday to face a retrial on charges of complicity in the murder of protesters during the uprising that swept him from power in 2011.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has cut short his visit to South Africa and aborted his state visit to Namibia which was to begin on Thursday.