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LiberiaDecides: Liberia’s milestones thus far

Liberia is Africa’s oldest republic but only became known to the rest of the world in the 1990s following the long-running civil wars which...

Africa takes pride in her first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have only seven more months in power, but her mark in Africa’s history will forever remain. She made history...

Mauritius: The Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

The Mauritan capital of Port Louis is home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tell a rich history of the island,...

#LiberiaDecides: Ex-combatants hope for reintegration as country holds poll

Liberians will be heading into a historic, crucial and defining moment as they cast their ballot on Tuesday 10th October. Watching as supporters from different...

Sirlfeaf ends 12 year reign. What legacy does she leave behind?

Liberia, Africa’s oldest republic, has a new president. Former football star George Weah was sworn in to the presidency on Monday 22 January 2018, taking...

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Xi supports deeper cooperation with Senegal

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President Xi Jinping said China and Senegal should deepen pragmatic cooperation under frameworks of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Forum on China-Africa...

Tanzania and Kenya row over delay to wildebeest migration

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Tanzania has denied claims by Kenyan tour operators that it started fires to delay the migration of wildebeest - a key element of the...

Springbok Sevens to meet Scotland in Rugby World Cup Sevens quarterfinals

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The Springbok Sevens team will meet Scotland in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on Sunday morning (SA time)...

Gambia plans to construct 2 key bridges with Chinese expertise

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The Gambian government plans to construct two key bridges in the country’s Upper River Region as part of plans to boost transportation and movement...

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