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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home –...

Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

‘Bobi Wine’s’ lawyers speak out on client’s deteriorating health

Lawyers representing Kyadondo East Member of Parliament (MP) Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, AKA, Bobi Wine, has revealed that the MP is in poor health condition...

Tunisia confiscates passport of Islamist suspect deported by Germany

Tunisian authorities have confiscated the passport of a man suspected of being an Islamist militant to prevent him from leaving the country to return...

57 schools in Rwanda to be shut down over poor facilities

With a few days left to the opening of the third term, the Rwandan government has ordered closure of some 57 secondary schools over...

China to scale up partnership for Kenyan First Lady’s project

Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Thursday held talks with China’s envoy Ambassador Sun Baohong, ahead of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit...

Ethiopian president hails China’s role in industrialization drive

Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome has hailed Chinese investment as one that plays an indispensable role in the East African country's industrialization drive. Speaking after visiting...

Supporters of ‘Bobi Wine’ concerned for his safety

The family of the Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, has given the Ugandan government 48 hours to produce him dead or alive. Addressing...

UN chief urges Mali’s leaders ‘not to go backwards’ in election...

A day after Mali’s presidential elections were announced,UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has spoken by phone with Mali's leaders to urge them "not to go...

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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home – UNHCR

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Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

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South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

Niger president: Keeping Libya stable will end African migration to Europe

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If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou...

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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