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Several African leaders gather in Johannesburg for BRICS Outreach Dialogue

Several Africa leaders are gathered in the South African city of Johannesburg for the BRICS Outreach Dialogue Session, which come on the back of...

BRICS Summit 2018:Leaders sign Johannesburg declaration

The second day of the BRICS Summit 2018 got off to a smooth start with President Cyril Ramaphosa delivering an address to the delegates...

BRICS bloc signs declaration reaffirming multilateral trade as per WTO rules

Leaders from the BRICS nations on Thursday signed a declaration supporting an open and inclusive multilateral trading system as envisaged by the World Trade...

President Xi urges BRICS leaders to forge new path towards closer...

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called upon leaders of the BRICS member states to use the Johannesburg forum to kick-start a new journey...

Trade wars won’t happen in BRICS, says South African official

A South African official said on Monday that there will not be trade wars within BRICS, but the topic will be unavoidable at the...

Turkish President Erdogan to attend BRICS Summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to embark on a tour of Africa, which will see him attend the 2018 BRICS Summit in...

BRICS Summit offers a chance for small businesses to attract investment

South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, has expressed optimism that the 2018 BRICS Summit will provide the perfect platform to hold...

China to invest $14 billion in South Africa: President Ramaphosa

China will invest $14.7 billion in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday following talks with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Xi arrived...

President Xi completes visit to Rwanda, heads to South Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday departed the Rwandan capital, Kigali, for South Africa after completing a two-day visit to the country. President Xi was...

President Xi Jinping visits Kigali Genocide Memorial

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide. President Xi was accompanied...

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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...

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