AFRICA

FOLLOW US:

Ethiopia: 30 years on from famine and Live Aid

Three decades ago famine in Ethiopia took the lives of more than 400,000 people. But the story now is a positive one. The country...

Egypt hosts game to promote first world cup for vulnerable children

Egypt hosted a friendly football game this week with Syria. The match was between orphans from both countries. Football stars from the region joined...

Zimbabwe stock exchange: automated trading system up and running after a...

For the first time in a hundred years it's quiet on the Zimbabwe stock exchange trading floor. The traditional open outcry has been replaced...

UNCTAD report reveals strong potential for Africa

A new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has revealed improved infrastructure is needed to unlock the potential of Africa's...

Widow of Lesotho’s slain Defense Force Commander speaks out

The widow of Lesotho's slain Defense Force Commander has been speaking out. While she prays that she'll one day be able to forgive her...

UN seeks financial assistance to complete anti-Ebola fight

Two new cases of Ebola have emerged from the same Liberian community where the virus re-surged the other week, bringing the total number of...

South Sudan’s ongoing violence and the threat of famine raises concern

The worlds youngest Nation, South Sudan, marked four years of independence on Thursday. But for most citizens, there was little to celebrate. Tens of thousands...

Uganda police arrests two presidential hopefuls

Police in Uganda have released two potential challengers to the country's President Yoweri Museveni, after detaining them through the day on Thursday. Most prominent...

Burundi: Presidential elections to take place amidst on-going violence

The United Nations has warned that Burundi is "on the brink of devastating violence" ahead of the contested and controversial Presidential election. The country's President...

UK warns of imminent attacks in Tunisia

Warning from the United Kingdom came amid reports that investigations following the attack in Sousse have revealed a larger plot and suggest that another...
CGTN Africa