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Naomi Campbell gets 6 month suspended prison sentence for assaulting photographer

  British supermodel Naomi Campbell has been handed a six-month suspended prison sentence in Italy after she was found guilty of  assaulting a   Photo Journalist. Naomi...

South Sudan becomes Olympic member

South Sudan has become the 206th member of the Olympic family on Friday, after the Olympic Committee approved its inclusion, despite ongoing conflict in...

Is Africa the highest contributor to world population growth?

The current world population of 7.3 billion is expected to swell tremendously by the year 2100, according to United Nations. In a report dubbed...

Documentary film exposes killing of endangered wildlife

Photos of endangered wildlife including an image of Cecil the lion, were projected on the Empire State Building on Saturday to promote documentary film...

Kenya celebrates world rangers day

Kenya celebrated the international world rangers day for the first time this year. A number of Rangers were feted at a ceremony in Voi...

Volcano on the French island of Reunion erupts for a 3rd...

A volcano on the French island of Reunion began to erupt on Saturday morning, shooting fumes and lava into the air. It was the third...

Burundi presidential aide killed in an attack

Gunmen wearing military uniforms shot dead a former Burundian security chief who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday, the presidency...

40 Kenyan athletes to attend athletic world championships in Beijing

Kenya has named a team of 40 athletes and 11 team officials to the Athletic World Championships in Beijing as it seeks to increase...

TALK AFRICA: Al-Shabaab’s Resilient Insurgency

Somalia has made major strides in the battle against Al Shabaab. AMISOM troops have steadily forced them out of major urban areas and the militants have...

Artist turns discarded plastic into unique art works

A South African artist is using discarded bits of plastic to create his unique works of art. The individual pieces which are now sought...

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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