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A GLIMPSE OF MAURITANIA

CCTV Africa's Maria Galang recently travelled to Mauritania to report on this fascinating but often unheard country. She told us We felt truly welcome in...

China’s peacekeeping mission in Africa

China’s contribution to UN peacekeeping missions in Africa is growing. While China’s foreign aid and investment in Africa has been well documented, less familiar is...

AU Summit 2014: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture

The African Union's 22nd Annual Summit gets underway in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa at a time when the AU is grappling with conflict...

LIVE BLOG: South Sudan Clashes

Since the fighting begun in the region, many have died while thousands displaced. Aid agencies including the United Nations are grappling with the huge...

Africa Nations Championships 2014

Zimbabwe's warriors stand on the threshold of sealing their immortality, in a remarkable CHAN 2014 campaign that has charmed a nation, redefined the boundaries...

The Road to Maiduguri: Robert Nagila investigates.

Recently our reporter Robert Nagila returned from nearly 3 weeks in Northern Nigeria. He travelled over 1000 kilometres to bring you these stories from...

Madagascar Election 2013 Videos

With vote counting underway in Madagascar, here is our YouTube playlist that brings you the latest from Madagascar’s elections from start to finish.

From industry to informal economy: The impact of Madagascar’s political crisis...

Berthine is a 26 year old single mother of a young girl. She worked at a textile factory, sewing zips and collars onto clothes...

The future of Madagscar’s children “mortgaged” by the political crisis?

The four year political crisis in Madagascar has resulted in the government cutting public services, many international donors withdrawing their support  and the private...

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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