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Faces of Africa – Horse Racing For Unity, Part Two

Riddled with holiday goers all year round, this weekend however, the bustling city of Port Louis, Mauritius is hosting a very important event in...

Faces of Africa – Horse Racing For Unity, Part One

Tucked on the eastern most tip of the African continent, Mauritius is an Island nation known for its pristine white sandy beaches that overlook...

Faces of Africa – Ocean Warriors, Part 1

The warm and beautiful Durban beaches in South Africa attract millions of local and international tourists every year. A group of lifeguards control the...

Faces of Africa – The Sahara

The Sahara is one of the largest, hottest and harshest deserts in the world, covering much of North Africa. On a daily basis weary nomads...

Faces of Africa – Passing on of a cultural Heritage: My...

The tropical island, Zanzibar, around 30kms off the Tanzanian coast, has a rich cultural history. The island has been visited by the Portuguese, Arabs and...

Faces of Africa – Train hard, Fight Easy

The Kenya Wildlife Law Enforcement Academy is where game rangers go to learn how to preserve wildlife. The Academy which is located deep in...

Faces Of Africa – Defenders of the Forest

Madagascar is one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots. The vast majority of its species of fauna and flora are endemic to the...

Faces of Africa – Franco: King of Rumba

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkdFRYgl7cs&t=45s In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the year 1938 carries special significance. It is the year guitar master, Rumba legend, and Congolese national hero...

Faces of Africa – Guardians of the Sacred Crocodiles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAV0A4W0Dxg Crocodiles are incredibly strong, agile and aggressive. They are merciless killers and it’s their nature to be brutal. They are estimated to kill up...

Faces of Africa – The 7 Day Airplane, Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULgKKijKfj0 Airplane Factory in Johannesburg South Africa is known for the design and production of Sling, a light aircraft. Its founders Mike Blyth and James...

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AU urges eSwatini to lift ban on political parties

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African Union election observers urged eSwatini on Saturday to lift a ban on political parties and allow candidates to campaign freely in the tiny...

Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

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A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which...

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

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A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came under attack in southern Somalia, the...

Tanzania ferry disaster:Captain arrested as death toll rises to over 200

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The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the...

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