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Nigeria orders thousands of refugees back to unsafe areas

Nigerian government officials have ordered thousands of displaced people to return to an unsafe area as pressure mounts to show progress in the war...

Chinese investors ease Ghana’s water and power shortage

A growing number of Chinese investors are looking to Ghana. It may be one of the strongest economies in West Africa, but it's been dealing...

South Africa’s President Zuma denies allegations of being influenced in cabinet...

South African President Jacob Zuma has denied being influenced by anyone in the appointment of cabinet ministers.This is following allegations by the deputy finance...

Remains of more than 200 killed in Rwanda genocide discovered

The remains of more than 200 people killed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide have been uncovered in a village on the outskirts of the...

Africa showing few signs of making World Cup breakthrough

Africa’s much-awaited and coveted tilt at World Cup glory looks as far off as ever after a dismal round of opening fixtures for the...

“Respect women” Zimbabwe’s first lady calls on the youth

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly urged young men to inculcate a culture of respect for women, especially as rape cases remained high...

Zimbabwe takes measures to reduce road carnage ahead of heavy rains

Zimbabwe is boosting efforts to reduce the number of deaths on its national roads. Fatalities have soared in recent years. Stakeholders are now rethinking...

ISIS ‘beheads’ 12 in battle for Libya’s Sirte

Islamic State group jihadists have beheaded 12 people and hung them on crosses during a battle for the coastal city of Sirte, the national...

Rwanda’s expectant mothers now access maternal health services with aid of...

In Rwanda, just sending a text message could just save a baby's life. Health workers across the country use a message alert system to...

China calls on US to honour climate commitments

China on Wednesday called on the US to honour its commitments to tackle climate change, after President Donald Trump moved to roll back American...

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Desmond Tutu expresses support for regulated euthanasia

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Terminally ill people should have the right to a “dignified assisted death,” former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu said Friday, following a murder charge...

Univ. chief: Suez Canal Univ. is a good example of China-Africa educational cooperation

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Suez Canal University is one of the largest cooperation projects and a model of fruitful educational collaboration between Egypt and China, Atef Aboul-Nour, president...

Five years later after mall attack, al-Shabaab remains threat to Kenya

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Five years after al-Shabab fighters burst into a luxury shopping mall in Kenya’s capital, hurling grenades and starting a days-long siege that left 67...

Nigeria police say $470.5 million retrieved in asset recovery exercise

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Police in Nigeria recovered $470.5 million in bank accounts related to the state oil company as part of an exercise to recover stolen funds,...

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