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Reporter’s Diary: The dangers of informal mining in East Africa

As the explosion sounds, a young girl collapses and her mother wails. They had been waiting all night for him to come home -...

Reporter’s Diary: Tales of Solai dam tragedy

It’s been almost a week since Kenyans woke up to the tragedy of Patel dam located in Solai, Nakuru County. The dam burst through...

Reporter’s Diary: The Lost Art of Storytelling

They are the voice of Morocco's medinas. On dry evenings, in crowded streets, they tell, and become, the story of an ancient tradition. These are...

Reporter’s Diary: Fighting child trafficking in Kenya

CGTN's Oliver Jarvis investigated the underreported practice of child trafficking in Kenya - speaking to those who had been most affected, and those who...

8th Chinese peacekeeping medical unit saves lives in South Sudan

  To thousands of refugees, especially women, in war-torn South Sudan, the 8th Chinese Peacekeeping Medical Detachment to South Sudan has often been the difference between life...

Reporter’s Diary: The mosque that changed a village

CGTN explored the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to find out how a village's mosque has harnessed renewable energy to transform the community's lifestyle -...

Reporter’s Diary: The refugee children finding hope in darkness

Uganda is currently experiencing an influx of Congolese refugees due to escalating violence in the DR Congo's Ituri province. CGTN visited Kyangwali Refugee Camp in Southwest...

Reporter’s Diary: Lake Albert’s Refugee Crisis

When we arrived at the shores of Lake Albert, 97 Congolese refugees were lined up at the registration counter. Some had reached Uganda at...

Chinese peacekeepers leave behind a positive legacy in Liberia

Gone, but likely never forgotten. That’s the legacy left behind in Liberia by the 5th China Formed Police Unit to United Nations Mission in Liberia...

Reporter’s Diary: Chinese Peacekeeping Unit Leaves Liberia

by Soni Methu The 5th China Formed Police Unit to UNMIL is winding down its peacekeeping mission in Liberia, with most of the members taking...

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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...

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...
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