US president Barack Obama  and former president George W Bush yesterday attended a memorial for the victims of the 1998 US Embassy bombing in Dar es Salaam. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

US president Barack Obama has ended his African tour with a rare show of unity with his Republic predecessor George W Bush, a man he warmly praised fo(...)

From left: Chinese president Xi Jinping, his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete, Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan and her Tanzanian counterpart Salma Kikwete, during a farewell ceremony as they prepare to leave fromJulius Nyerere International Airport. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

China’s new president Xi Jinping will feel as he returns from an eventful maiden overseas trip that he has done his bit to rea(...)