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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

52 mins ago
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

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

Cameroon’s Presidential election campaign kicks off

16 hours ago
Campaigns for Cameroon’s October 7 presidential election have officially begun. Opposition parties have failed to agree on a single candidate to face incumbent President...


Deji Badmus


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