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Talk Africa: China’s Two Sessions & Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out his vision of the Chinese Dream and its worldwide impact as the curtain rolled down on the 13th...

Talk Africa: U.S. – Africa relations under Trump

When Rex Tillerson began the first ever trip by a senior official of the Trump administration to Africa last week, security was high on...

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...

Trump & Africa: One year on

Just over a year ago Donald Trump took over the US Presidency, and while he did not have much to say about Africa before...

AU Summit: Africa’s war on corruption

The African Union has earmarked 2018 as the African year of anti-corruption, with the theme of the recently concluded AU summit – Winning the...

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: George Weah’s rise from Footballer to President

As a footballer, George Weah won accolades few could hope for, picking up the Ballon d'Or and seizing African Footballer of the Year awards...

Talk Africa: Africa in 2017

In the wake of 2016, many Africans had high hopes for what 2017 would hold. While news on the continent has been varied, it...

Talk Africa: A Conversation with Graça Machel

Graca Machel is a former Mozambican freedom fighter, international advocate for women’s and children’s rights, and the only woman in the world to be...

Talk Africa: China-Africa Investment Forum

A shared quest for development by China & Africa has in recent years seen intensified engagements in the political, social and economic fronts. In 2016...

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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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