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Somalis: life after the closure of money remittances

It's been about two months since Kenya closed remittance accounts to Somalia over suspicions of financing terrorism. Considering how much the Somalia economy depends...

UNHCR: more than 105,000 refugees have fled violence in Burundi

(UNHCR) - The UN refugee agency said on Friday that more than 105,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries to escape political violence in...

Man United eyeing shock £45m bid for Tottenham star Harry Kane

Manchester United are apparently eyeing up Harry Kane in a sensational £45million summer swoop. The Tottenham star has smashed 30 goals in a superb breakout...

Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89

Riley B. King, the legendary guitarist known as B.B. King, whose velvety voice and economical, expressive style brought blues from the margins to the...

Nigeria: 28 children Killed by Lead Poisoning From Gold Mining

At least 28 children under the age of five have been killed by drinking stream water contaminated with lead in Nigeria's Niger state, health...

U.S. Embassy in Burundi says non-emergency personnel are to leave

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Burundi says non-emergency personnel and the dependents of its staff are to leave the country, a spokeswoman...

Tutu lays criminal charges against his granddaughter

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s granddaughter, Ziyanda Tutu is being investigated for malicious damage to property. Ziyanda is accused of destroying property after an altercation with her...

Miss Zimbabwe’s crown in jeopardy over Nude photos

  Miss Zimbabwe Trust or organisers have threatened to take action on Miss Zimbabwe beauty queen 25 year old Emily Kachote if it turns out...

Uganda police examining Al-Shabaab video threat

  Police in Uganda are examining a chilling video with a massage allegedly posted by  calling on jihadists to launch attacks against Uganda and Burundi. The...

South Africa named as most beautiful place in the world

  South Africa has been named as one of the most beautiful countries in the world. According to TravelGuru, South Africa's beauty beats out the likes...

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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