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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 -...

Britain announces ban of ivory sales

Britain says it will ban the sale of ivory, no matter how old, to help protect the world’s elephant population. The government said Tuesday that...

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...

How Chinese peacekeepers coped with life far away from home

Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of military life is being stationed far away from home, family and friends for long periods of...

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Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan begins three day stakeholder meeting in Zimbabwe

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United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan along with a team from ‘The Elders’ Thursday begin a three-day trip to Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders ahead...

Ethiopia moves to privatize certain state-owned firms

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Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely, as part of a major economic reform drive designed...

Solai dam owner: ‘We were victims too’

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The owner of the ill-fated Solai dam, which collapsed on May 9, killing 47 people and injuring hundreds of others, yesterday sought to absolve...

Second edition of BRICS Games kicks off in Johannesburg

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On the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in the South African city of Johannesburg, the 2018 BRICS Games are also taking place. Teams from the...

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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