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Mauritius: The Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

The Mauritan capital of Port Louis is home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tell a rich history of the island,...

Africa takes pride in her first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have only seven more months in power, but her mark in Africa’s history will forever remain. She made history...

Chinese surgeon saves lives miles away from home

Chinese medical practitioners have for many years played a vital role in Africa’s health sector, leading to better health care in many parts of...

Bangui basketball team for the disabled defies odds to promote peace...

It is often said that the language of sports is universal and knows no boundaries. In the Central African Republic, a country that has been...

23-year-old girl gets internet fame for taking world’s riskiest photos

How far would you go to get that perfect picture? Well, a daring 23-year-old Russian girl, Angela Nikolau, has become an internet sensation after photos...

Kenyans on Twitter hilariously troll Nigerian movies

Well known for picking fights with other twitter users from across the world, Kenyans on Twitter are at it again, this time with a...

Gabon boasts of rich lingual diversity despite small population

Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Equatorial Africa, is made up of a population of just around 1.6 million people, but still...

Algiers stands tall in Africa 1000 years on

Built on the slopes of the famous Sahel Hills, Algiers is not only the capital city of Algeria, but also the largest city in...

Referee bizarrely sends player off for farting during match

A footballer was bizarrely sent off the field of play for farting during a match in which his team went on to lose 6-2. Adam...

Pomp and color dominates Carnival in Sychelles

  Thousands of Seychellois and visitors from all around the world have converged in Seychelles to see floats, dancers, and entertainers make their way through...

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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home – UNHCR

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Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

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South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

Niger president: Keeping Libya stable will end African migration to Europe

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If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou...

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