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Second BRICS governance seminar held in Johannesburg

The BRICS Seminar on Governance is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa, aimed at promoting the institutionalization of BRICS experiences in governance, and expand...

BRICS ministers gather in Durban to discuss global security challenges

Security ministers from China, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa are gathered in Durban to hold discussions on security and preparations for the upcoming...

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...

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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...
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