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Ethiopia appoints ambassador to Eritrea-Fana TV

Ethiopia has appointed its first ambassador to Eritrea in two decades in the latest sign of rapprochement after a border war, the state-affiliated Fana...

Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan begins three day stakeholder meeting in Zimbabwe

United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan along with a team from ‘The Elders’ Thursday begin a three-day trip to Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders ahead...

Ethiopia moves to privatize certain state-owned firms

Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely, as part of a major economic reform drive designed...

Solai dam owner: ‘We were victims too’

The owner of the ill-fated Solai dam, which collapsed on May 9, killing 47 people and injuring hundreds of others, yesterday sought to absolve...

Second edition of BRICS Games kicks off in Johannesburg

On the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in the South African city of Johannesburg, the 2018 BRICS Games are also taking place. Teams from the...

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa looking forward to BRICS summit

After his trip to the United Arab Emirates, Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on a four nation tour of Africa, culminating in him...

BRICS Media Forum launches photo exhibition in Cape Town

A new photo exhibition has been unveiled at the BRICS Media Forum in South Africa’s Cape Town, an event that attracted key figures from...

Migrants in Libya facing threat of slavery: U.N.

Migrants in Libya face the greatest danger in years of being trafficked exploited or enslaved by armed groups and criminal gangs - which are...

Nigeria plans re-launch of national airline in December

Nigeria plans to re-launch its national airline in December, the country’s junior aviation minister said on Wednesday, as the government seeks to make good...

Ethiopia air carrier makes 1st commercial flight to Eritrea in 20...

The first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea arrived on Wednesday as air links were restored after the swift and stunning end of a...

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DR Congo President Kabila says December elections to go on as planned

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Thursday said that a presidential election planned for December would go on as planned, but declined...

UAE Crown Prince bestows highest civil award on President Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping was on Friday bestowed with the Order of Zayed by the United Arab Emirates’ Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander...

Twitter adds former Nigerian Finance Minister to its board

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A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala, who served in...

Super Eagles striker Igboun signs two-year extension with FC Ufa

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Russian Premier League side FC Ufa have announced on their official webpage that Super Eagles striker Sylvester Igboun has put pen to paper on a contract extension...

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