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Death toll in Central African Republic’s capital rises to 19

Central African Republic’s president on Wednesday declared three days of mourning as the death toll from renewed sectarian violence in the capital rose to...

Watchdog groups say South Sudan’s oil money funds civil war

South Sudan’s state-owned oil company has been “captured by predatory elites” and is being used to fund the country’s civil war, including a government-aligned...

UN warns famine could return to South Sudan

A new United Nations report says more than half of the people in the world’s youngest nation face extreme hunger amid civil war and...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Experts identify two more suspected cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that the Democratic Republic of Congo is once again facing an outbreak of Ebola. Health experts identified two more...

Sierra Leone: Hundreds of Ebola survivors protest over inaction on healthcare

Hundreds of Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone held a protest in the capital Free Town over what they say is inaction over their health...

Liberia records first Ebola Death since July

Liberia has recorded its first Ebola death since July, a health official in the country has confirmed. Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s chief medical officer said...

US to help Liberia fight Ebola

The United States will send two experts to Liberia to help in investigations on the sequence of Ebola outbreaks in the West African nation,...

Countdown to end of Ebola begins in Guinea

Authorities in Guinea have started the countdown to the end of Ebola in the West African country where the epidemic has killed at least...

Sierra Leone to be Declared Ebola Free on Saturday

Sierra Leone is expected to be declared Ebola free on Saturday, when the West African nation will have completed the required 42 days without...

Ebola survivors can harbour virus in semen for 9 months

Scientists on Wednesday said that Ebola virus can exist in the semen of male survivors of the disease for at least nine months after...

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IGAD leaders say Riek Machar is not welcome in their countries

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East Africa’s leaders say South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar is not welcome in their countries except to join peace talks on his country’s...

UN: Ghana economy is booming but few are benefiting

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A United Nations report finds millions of people in Ghana are not benefiting from the country’s booming economy, but remain mired in poverty. The...

U.S. to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia bomb blast

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The United States will send experts from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to Ethiopia to investigate a bomb blast that took place during a...

EU has ‘frank talk’ but doesn’t have solution to migrant crisis

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The leaders of 16 countries survived the “frank talk” of an emergency meeting on immigration and emerged with a veneer of common purpose Sunday...

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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
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