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Reporter’s Diary: The true price of gold

For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still - or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began...

Use of straw helps curb deforestation & carbon emissions in Senegal

An alternative to timber cutting now exists in Senegal. It is the use of green charcoal. The method involves unused agricultural residues or renewable...

Nigeria to hand jobless youth 25 dollars a month from 2016

Unemployed youth in Nigeria are due to start receiving 5000 Naira, just about 25 dollars a month, if the government's compensation plan for 2016...

Godson Okoye, Nigeria’s presidential candidate 2015

                  Godson Okoye  is the candidate for the position of Presidency in Nigeria 2015 election running from the United Democratic Party (UDP) platform. He is relatively...

Emerging Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is located in the Central Africa region, on the continent's Atlantic Coast, and  is made up of two-land masses:  an island named...

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DR Congo President Kabila says December elections to go on as planned

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Thursday said that a presidential election planned for December would go on as planned, but declined...

UAE Crown Prince bestows highest civil award on President Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping was on Friday bestowed with the Order of Zayed by the United Arab Emirates’ Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander...

Twitter adds former Nigerian Finance Minister to its board

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A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala, who served in...

Super Eagles striker Igboun signs two-year extension with FC Ufa

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Russian Premier League side FC Ufa have announced on their official webpage that Super Eagles striker Sylvester Igboun has put pen to paper on a contract extension...

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