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...

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa looking forward to BRICS summit

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After his trip to the United Arab Emirates, Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on a four nation tour of Africa, culminating in him...


Deji Badmus


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