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Chinese peacekeepers resolve conflict in Juba refugee camps

The fourth group of China’s peacekeeping force to South Sudan managed to resolve a conflict among refugees in Juba on Tuesday. The conflict was...

Critics say Mozambique is targeting independent media with new laws, fees

Mozambique is the latest African state to put a high price tag on the right to report the news. Later this month, a new...

Nigerian Senate president Saraki mulling run for Buhari’s job

  As the number of presidential aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) swells, Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said he was considering bidding for...

Mali president Keita wins re-election with 67 percent of vote

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of...

Rand’s slump proves global excitement about Ramaphosa is over

If there were any doubts that the euphoria following Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as president of South Africa has worn off, this week’s slump in...

Zambia braces for more refugees ahead of vote in DR Congo

Zambia is bracing for more refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of a referendum and elections set for December. It is feared...

South Sudanese president says Khartoum peace deal marks end of war

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday said the peace agreement signed with rebels marks the end of over four years of conflict as...

Niger and Germany to work together “in fight against terrorism”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered Berlin's support in Niger's "battle against terrorism" as Niger called for more European assistance. Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, in...

Victor Moses announces international retirement from Nigeria Super Eagles

Chelsea winger Victor Moses  confirmed his intention to retire from international after earning his first cap in 2012 The 27-year-old steps down after playing all...

South Africans still demand justice, six years after Marikana killings

South Africans are still feeling the pain of the Marikana killings, six years on, with citizens taking to social media on Thursday to relay...

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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