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World Bank approves $2.1 billion in loans for Nigerian projects

The World Bank said on Thursday it had approved a total of $2.1 billion in concessionary loans to fund projects in Nigeria aimed at...

AFCON 2017: African champions Cameroon to battle other continental champs in...

After their deserved 2017 Africa Cup of Nations win, Cameroon will now turn their focus to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup that will be...

AFCON 2017: Indomitable Lions roar to fifth AFCON title at the...

Cameroon are the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations champions after they came from behind to beat record champions Egypt 2-1. The Indomitable Lions went behind...

AFCON 2017: Football legend Samuel Eto’o arrives in Gabon to back...

Cameroonian football legend Samuel Eto’o is in Gabon for the Africa Cup of Nations final that will see his country face seven-time champions Egypt. Eto’o...

AFCON 2017: Egypt boosted by return of Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny

Egypt’s star midfielder Mohamed Elneny may feature in the Africa Cup of Nations final tonight after missing The Pharaohs dramatic semi-final win over Burkina...

AFCON 2017: Burkina Faso piles more misery on Ghana to clinch...

Burkina Faso overcame Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off on Saturday to end the 2017 competition on a high note. The Stallions...

AFCON 2017: Closing ceremony to have women celebrities only

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will draw to a close on Sunday in a colourful event that will see five African female musicians...

AFCON 2017: Ghana to battle Burkina Faso for third place

Wounded sides Ghana and Burkina Faso will clash today in Gabon as they seek to secure the third place after failing to reach the...

AFCON 2017: Cameroon fans ecstatic over team’s progress into Sunday’s final

Fans of the Indomitable Lions left the stadium in Franceville delighted with the result and are already looking forward to Sunday's final. Fans celebrated by...

AFCON 2017: Ghana’s 35-year wait for coveted trophy continues

  Ghana’s hearts were broken again last night after Cameroon beat them 2-0 in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament taking place in Gabon. The...

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Police in Kenya rescued 21 young Nepalese women during a raid on two strip clubs in an upmarket suburb of the capital Nairobi, detectives...

Xi supports deeper cooperation with Senegal

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President Xi Jinping said China and Senegal should deepen pragmatic cooperation under frameworks of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Forum on China-Africa...

Tanzania and Kenya row over delay to wildebeest migration

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Springbok Sevens to meet Scotland in Rugby World Cup Sevens quarterfinals

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The Springbok Sevens team will meet Scotland in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on Sunday morning (SA time)...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
CGTN Africa