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Massive power cut plunges Ethiopia into darkness

Many areas in Ethiopia are still without electricity despite authorities saying they had restored power supply after a nationwide cut on Monday. Authorities said a...

Mohamed Salah wins yet another award

Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah has won yet another award to add more gloss onto his already incredible debut season at the Merseyside club. Salah...

Gabon’s constitutional court orders prime minister to resign

Gabon’s Constitutional Court on Monday ordered the Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet to resign and the lower house of parliament dissolved after legislative elections scheduled...

The Gambia vows to back Morocco’s World Cup 2026 Bid

In an apparent defiance to U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to other African nations to support USA's World Cup bid in 2026, The Gambia...

China has overtaken U.S. as Kenya’s favorite ally

A majority of Kenyans now see China as their most beneficial partner. According to a poll done back in March by the global marketing...

Amisom peacekeepers to the rescue as floods overwhelm Somalia

Peacekeepers attached to the African Union Missions in Somalia (Amisom) have joined in helping victims of massive flooding in the country. Djibouti, Ethiopian peacekeepers and...

South Africa police say may issue Zuma summons this week

South African police could this week issue former president Jacob Zuma with a court summons relating to corruption charges over a years-old $2.5 billion...

Rwandan authority to auction off stock of jailed govt critic

Rwanda's Revenue Authority says it will put assets belonging to the family of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame's government up for auction...

Rex Tillerson makes first visit to Africa as U.S. top diplomat

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria next week on his first trip to Africa as...

Ivory Coast offering $26,000 buy-outs to reduce army size

Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs ($25,782) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its...

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One dead as two car bombs explode in Somali capital

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One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital on Saturday and the...

Eritrea – Ethiopia hailed by Nobel laureate on 2018 World Peace day

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Leymah Gbowee, a Nobel Peace laureate said on Friday that the 2018 edition of World Peace Day had to be dedicated to Ethiopia and...

Cholera outbreak persists in Nigeria Yobe state

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A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria's Yobe State has claimed at least 61 lives, according to a governmnet official The local Commissioner for Health, Dr...

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

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Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to...

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