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Four of six rare black rhinos die after move to Chad

Four out of six endangered black rhinos that were relocated to Chad from South Africa have died, possibly of starvation, the two countries and...

Ethiopia to allow in African visitors with visa-on-arrival

Ethiopia is taking the dream of free movement in Africa one step further. The country will soon allow African citizens to enter without obtaining visas...

Nigeria’s Azikwe Airport named ‘most improved’ in safety in Africa

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria has been chosen as “the best improved airport in safety” by Airports Council International, (ACI) Africa region. According...

Benin community turns garbage into biogas and cash

Garbage has never smelled so sweet fora small village in southern Benin since it opened a pilot waste treatment centre to turn household rubbish into gas...

‘Clunker’ cars from U.S., EU contribute to poor air quality standards...

African and South Asian nations could miss national targets to curb greenhouse gas emissions unless rich countries stop using them as dumping grounds for...

Reporter’s Diary: The true price of gold

For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still - or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began...

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: 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...

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 -...

Recent

UN chief condemns killing of ‘blue helmets’ in DR Congo

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the killing of seven peacekeepers serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, the...

Nigerian leaders reject minimum wage hike plan

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Nigerian governors have rejected a deal to raise the minimum wage to 30,000 nairas (72 euro, $82) from 18,000 nairas a month, a move...

Ethiopia’s former top spy joins list of people arrested in corruption crackdown

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Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces. Yared Zerihun, the former...

42 killed in Zimbabwe bus explosion

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At least 42 passengers have been confirmed dead, Zimbabwe police said Friday, after a suspected gas tank exploded on a bus. The state-owned Herald newspaper...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

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  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

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By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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