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Talk Africa: Africa’s 3rd term debate

To go, or not to go? An increasing number of African countries have moved to amend their constitutions, to extend presidential term limits. Such action has...

TALK AFRICA: Lifting Africa’s Poor

China and Africa need to join hands to fight poverty, that is the central theme at this year's China-Africa high level think tank forum,...

TALK AFRICA: Zimbabwe Looks East

President Robert Mugabe has dispatched Vice- President Emmerson Mnangagwa to China for a five-day visit where he has been tasked "to revive the Chinese...

TALK AFRICA: CHINA’S YOUTH IN AFRICA

  It’s no news that China has cemented its relationship with Africa. Chinese nationals have since time immemorial travelled to the continent to invest and...

Talk Africa: Zimbabwe on the edge

  Zimbabwe is on edge since the national defense army took control of the country, in what it said was not a military takeover, but...

Talk Africa: Africa Day

Africa Day, a chance to celebrate a beautiful continent. With 54 countries Africa is a bounty of unique cultures. This week's celebrations gave us...

Chinese Foreign Minister in Africa

China is speeding up its comprehensive cooperation with Africa and supports the continent’s pursuit of independent development – that’s according to Chinese Foreign Minister...

Talk Africa: China’s Political Season

The new normal – a transition from a manufacturing-led to a consumer-driven economy topped China’s economic transformation agenda, during this year’s political season. With China...

Talk Africa: U.N. Peacekeepers in Africa

For United Nations peacekeepers, the past five years has been the deadliest period in history. According to a December 2017 report, the U.N. flag...

TALK AFRICA: Fighting Africa’s famine

At least 6.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia, and that's not even the half of it. In neighbouring Djibouti,...

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Former tennis champion Becker says diplomatic passport is real

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Former tennis champion Boris Becker said on Sunday he has a genuine diplomatic passport from the Central African Republic after the country’s foreign minister...

32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack: Group

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Traditional hunters known as "Dozo" killed 32 civilians after surrounding an isolated village in the centre of Mali, local officials told AFP on Sunday. "They...

Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday’s blast at president’s rally

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Zimbabwe police said on Sunday 49 people were injured in the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s a political rally on Saturday, with the number...

Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15% amid a wave of price hikes linked...

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
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