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South Sudan opposition signs security arrangement deal

South Sudan is one step closer to a lasting peace. The opposition has officially signed off on a security arrangement deal for the transitional government. It includes demilitarising Juba and forming a unified army. CCTV's Girum Chala...

Gabon striker Aubameyang stars for Borrusia Dortmund

Gabonese international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted a hat-trick on Sunday, as Borussia Dortmund ran riot in a 5-1 home win over Augsburg, to stay second in the Bundesliga. He opened his account by finishing off a...

Wits University makes pledges to protesting students

Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa has outlined nine measures it plans to implement following the massive protest by its students over a planned fee hike for year 2016. The protests that begun in the...

New project launched to scan Egypt’s pyramids

Scientists have launched an international project to probe the heart of Egypt's largest pyramids, without even touching them. Using infrared scanning technology, the large scale project it is hoped, would reveal secrets of these magnificent...

South African Football Association back Sexwale’s bid for FIFA President

Apartheid-era political prisoner turned multi-millionaire mining tycoon, Tokyo Sexwale of South Africa offically joined the FIFA presidential race on Sunday. The South African announced his intention to replace Sepp Blatter, after receiving the endorsement of...

Authorities in Nigeria seek to improve the local healthcare sector

Adequate healthcare has been a topic of conversation in Nigeria. Latest figures show that those who can afford it each spend tens of thousands of dollars a year to get healthcare abroad. CCTV's Kelechi Emekalam takes...

Mobile money in Africa: East African firms call for regulatory reforms to cut costs

While mobile money services in Sub Saharan Africa are expanding rapidly.. The cost of sending money throughout the continent remains high for firms and their customers. Mobile money companies in East Africa are calling for government...

Somali Police Force undergoes training on Human Rights

The UN is facing probably its biggest challenge - in the east -   Somalia. There, the organisation is helping to rebuild an entire nation, after years of conflict - which is still ongoing. Security training is...

Côte d’Ivoire Presidential Poll: Observers describe elections as calm and credible

Election observers in Cote d'Ivoire, have been hailing the vote as calm and credible. The country's electoral commission has five days to announce the results. Susan Mwongeli has that update for us from Abidjan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3ZoTYvL5dM

Tanzania Elections: Vote counting currently underway

Tanzania's National Electoral Commission has begun announcing partial results of the just concluded, hotly contested Presidential Election. There are over 22 million registered voters and officials say the turnout was huge. CCTV's Robert Nagila sent this...