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Barack, Michelle Obama sign bumper book deal

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to publish their memoirs with New York-based Penguin Random House, in a coveted contract reportedly worth...

Massive suicide bomb in Libya’s Zliten; over 50 dead

In one of the deadliest terror attacks in Libya to date, a massive truck bomb driven by a suicide bomber exploded early this morning at...

240 South Sudanese get scholarships to study at Chinese universities

The Chinese government has awarded scholarships to at least 240 South Sudanese students to study undergraduate and postgraduate programs at various Chinese universities. Li Xiangfeng,...

S. Africa rail regulator hails Chinese investment into infrastructure

South Africa's Railway Safety Regulator has lauded China for its latest multi million dollar investment in railway infrastructure in the region. The Railway Safety...

Man ‘asked to leave’ flight after racist insult in Cape Town

A white passenger was asked to leave a domestic airline after allegedly throwing racist insults at a black passenger. A FlySafair flight from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth...

Somali Women Join Global Campaign To End The Violence Against Women

Some 100 young Somali women recently met in Mogadishu for a conference on women's rights education. The conference highlighted the importance of...

South Sudan’s Salva Kiir meets Jacob Zuma in Pretoria to discuss...

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has once again called for warring sides in his country to implement a mediated peace agreement. President Kiir has been...

Ethiopia aims to double number of roads by 2020

Rapidly industrialising Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country, has set an ambitious target to double the length of its road network by 2020 from...

57 Boko Haram militants killed by Nigerien security forces

Nigerien security forces have killed 57 Boko Haram extremists who had attacked a village in the eastern Diffa region overnight, the country's Ministry of...

Al-Sisi formally submits nomination papers for re-election bid

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday submitted his nomination documents to the country’s electoral authority. Al-Sisi went through a medical test on Tuesday, an...

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China’s First Lady pledges to work closely with UNESCO to promote women’s education

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China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan on Monday met with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, for...

U.S. launches WTO disputes against five members over trade tariffs

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The U.S. has launched separate disputes at the World Trade Organization against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey, challenging the tariffs each...

Obama urges Kenyan leaders to shun divisive ethnicity

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday urged Kenyan leaders to turn their backs on ethnic politics that have frequently sparked violence during election...

Barack Obama inaugurates sports and training centre in western Kenya

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya on Sunday for the first time since he left office in 2017. Obama on Monday graced the...

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