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IMF’s role in BRI: Policy coordination & technical assistance

This week China invited key players around the world to share the benefits of the Belt and Road Initiative, IMF's Christine Largarde was among...

Kenya lauds Belt and Road Initiative as best model for growth...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday that the Belt and Road Initiative is the best model for Africa's desired progress, Xinhua reports. Kenyatta told...

How is Africa benefiting from the Belt & Road Initiative?

In 2013, on a visit to Kazakhstan, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a proposal for a “Silk Road Economic Belt.” In South East Asia later...

Chinese enterprises offer local employment to Kenyans

In Kenya, an ambitious new Chinese construction project is taking place in the country. The Wu Yi Company has repaired and built several roads in...

Belt and Road: Revamping Mombasa port speeds up turnaround times

Mombasa is East Africa's busiest port and plays an important role in the One Belt One Road project. To take advantage of the new rail...

China pledges additional $14.5 billion for Belt and Road Initiative

China will contribute an additional 100 billion yuan (14.5 billion U.S. dollars) to the Silk Road Fund to scale up financing support for the...

Chinese Vice Premier presents five-point Belt and Road proposal

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli is keen to see the Belt and Road Initiative benefit the countries involved and their people. Speaking at the opening...

Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta seeks China’s support in enabling SGR reach more...

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is attending the two day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, said he will be seeking China’s support in...

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres praises Belt and Road Initiative

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called on the international community to seize the opportunities presented by the China-proposed Belt and...

President Xi officially opens Belt and Road Forum in Beijing

29 heads of state are gathered in Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum that was officially opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping. The...

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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