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#ObamainKenya: Barack Obama fourth visit to Kenya

Former US Barack Obama arrives on Sunday for a much-anticipated visit as a private person, Citizen Obama considered a son of the soil and...

Tanzania’s John Magufuli orders strict conditions for prisoners

Tanzanian President Pombe John Magufuli is now calling for harsher conditions for prisoners. Speaking during the inauguration of a new prisons chief, Magufuli called...

Gambia hands presidential security to the police force

The Gambian government has for the first time in over three decades handed security of the presidency to the police force. This decision is said...

#CelebratingNelsonMandela:South Africa launches notes and coins for 100th anniversary

South Africa on Friday launched a set of limited edition bank notes and gold coins to mark the 100th anniversary on July 18 of...

Explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu, followed by gunfire

Two large explosions followed by gunfire were heard Saturday near the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital. The midday blasts come a week after a similar...

Tanzanian ambulance driver arrested for transporting khat

A Tanzanian ambulance driver has been arrested after it emerged he was carrying a hefty load of the leafy narcotic khat, with his sirens...

Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve

Eight black rhinos  died in Kenya while being transported by the state wildlife service between two national parks, Tourism Minister Najib Balala said on...

Eritrea’s president arrives in Ethiopia for historic visit

Eritrea’s long time president has arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals. Thousands...

DR Congo opposition leader Bemba nominated for presidential election

Former vice president of DR Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba, who was acquitted last month of war crimes, was on Friday named by his party as...

U.N. reaches deal on Global compact for migration

The United Nations agreed on Friday on wide-ranging ways to cope with the millions of migrants moving from country to country, overcoming “mistrust” and...

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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...

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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