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Mugabe to Visit China

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe is set to travel to China this coming Sunday. That's at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Mugabe says China is Zimbabwe's greatest friend in the international arena and...

Africa’s Growing Airline Industry

Forecasts for Africa's imminent economic leap have been made by all manner of organizations. In the airline industry, airline manufacturer Boeing has been forecasting growth on the African continent for several years now and...

Ebola: WHO Travel Restrictions Unnecessary

The World Health Organization has once again said that the risk of transmission of the deadly virus during air travel remains low and that it is not recommending any travel restriction. However, alarm over...

SOUTH Sudan’s Government Shuns Peace Talks

South Sudan's government has shunned renewed peace talks in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. President Salva Kiir's government says it wants a ceasefire deal signed before it can engage. CCTV's Girum Chala has more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JKIyp7egNA

Belly Dancing Marionettes

An Egyptian puppeteer is using his wooden, belly dancing marionette to show the true beauty of belly dancing as a dance form. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko3um3v3VCo

Shoebox IVF Treatment offers Hope at Lower Costs

In South Africa, a pioneering new method of fertility treatment is bringing hope to the lives of many infertile couples. The Shoebox IVF treatment as its commonly known is essentially a low cost low...

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Witness Speaks Out

The eyes of the world will turn to Pretoria South Africa next month, as the verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial is revealed. Pistorius also faces two additional gun charges. The athlete changed...

Government Troops Recover Weapons In Somalia

At least nine people have been killed after security forces raided the house of a powerful militia leader in Mogadishu. The pre-dawn swoop was part of a disarmament drive in the capital. But militia...

South Sudan Fashion For Peace

South Sudan recently hosted a fashion show in the capital Juba to raise money for people who have been affected by the recent conflict in the country.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZ-7GfjD8A4

Tunisia’s Libya Refugees

Since NATO helped the Libyan rebels overthrow Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, the country has descended into chaos. More than a million Libyans had sought shelter in neighbouring Tunisia, hoping their stay would be short...