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Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which...

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came under attack in southern Somalia, the...

Tanzania ferry disaster:Captain arrested as death toll rises to over 200

The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the...

Cameroon’s Presidential election campaign kicks off

Campaigns for Cameroon’s October 7 presidential election have officially begun. Opposition parties have failed to agree on a single candidate to face incumbent President...

ICC will not investigate post poll violence in Gabon

The International Criminal Court will not open a formal investigation into claims of post-election violence following the disputed 2016 presidential election. Through a statement issued...

Update: Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches...

Divers rescued a man on Saturday as they searched for survivors from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria...

Judge clears Kenyan gay film for screening, submission for Oscars

A Kenyan judge temporarily lifted a ban on an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian relationship on Friday, making it eligible to be entered for...

United Nations pays tribute to Kofi Annan

Two secretaries-general and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the United Nations Friday,...

Tanzania declares 4 day mourning over ferry tragedy

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday announced a four-day mourning for victims of a ferry accident in Lake Victoria as death toll reached 136. Hassan...

Liberian ministers deny they are probing ‘missing millions’

Liberian ministers have denied a claim that tens of millions of dollars had disappeared from state coffers, seeking to douse widespread public anger after...

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Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

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A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which...

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

55 mins ago
A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came under attack in southern Somalia, the...

Tanzania ferry disaster:Captain arrested as death toll rises to over 200

15 hours ago
The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the...

Cameroon’s Presidential election campaign kicks off

16 hours ago
Campaigns for Cameroon’s October 7 presidential election have officially begun. Opposition parties have failed to agree on a single candidate to face incumbent President...

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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