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Soweto becomes a popular tourist destination in South Africa

Former President Nelson Mandela's small house on Vilikazi Street has propelled the area into instant fame. No trip to Soweto is complete without a...

U.S boosts African crisis force

Pentagon says it will increase the size of its Europe-based African crisis response force to 675 marines. 175 new troops will be sent to...

President Zuma responds to Nkandla reports

South African President Jacob Zuma has sent his response to the Public Protector's damning Nkandla report to Parliament. The Public Protector had given him 14...

C.A.R Interim Leader Meets French President

French President, Francois Hollande met with the interim leader of the Central African Republic on Tuesday in Paris to discuss the country's ongoing crisis....

Rwanda’s Reconciliation Strategy

Two decades after the Rwandan genocide claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, perpetrators and victims continue to find ways of reconciliation and healing. The...

S.A Revenue Services Exceed Annual Collection Target

South Africa's Revenue Service has met and exceeded its annual tax collection target. SARS reported total collections of $ 89 billion for the last...

Mugabe’s decision to skip EU-Africa could negatively impact Zimbabwe-EU relations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqiXDjnu4t0 There are fears that President Robert Mugabe's decision to skip the E.U-Africa summit in Brussels this week could negatively impact relations between the 27-member...

Inflation in Uganda

Uganda's capital Kampala may have been ranked as East Africa's cheapest city to live in, for expatriates, but vital amenities still remain out of...

Boko Haram Linked to Attempted Jailbreak in Nigeria

At least 21 people have been killed in Nigeria in what authorities say was an attempted jail break in the Nigeria's secret police headquarters...

Zuma & Mugabe to Boycott EU – Africa Summit

South African President, Jacob Zuma will not be attending the 4th European Union & African Union Summit scheduled to take place in Brussels on...

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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