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Why Boko Haram is pledging allegiance to IS

The leader of the Nigeria-based group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Abubakar Shekahu who is...

HIV prevention:Have young women been forgotten?

Today is the beginning of a Webiner or a series of discussions over the website by stake holders in the HIV/AIDS sector about trials...

Mauritius’ photographic museum

Nowadays, anyone with a cellphone can take pictures. Most of them are likely to be deleted or soon forgotten. But in Mauritius, taking pictures...

Mauritius: The Island’s Signature Music

It has been almost 200 years since slavery in Mauritius was abolished, yet it has left many imprints on the culture of Mauritius.Nowhere is...

Mauritius Slavery Heritage

Today on our special series on Mauritius, we go to Le Morne Mountain, a world heritage site inscribed for its intangible cultural values. CCTV's...

Mauritius: Thrill-Seekers Go to the Valley Of Colours

Almost a million tourists visited there last year - that's coming close to the number for its entire population.And it's not just the beaches...

Tourism Boom in Mauritius

The Island of Mauritius is reputed to be the prototype of paradise.Tourism industry is booming in the past decade.But as CCTV's Sun Lan reports,...

Focus on Namibia

The World's Oldest Desert in Namibia Namibia is one of the least populated countries on the Continent. But it's home to some of Africa's most...

FOCUS ON DRC

CCTV’s Clementine Logan recently travelled to DRC Congo to find out what is changing in one of the world’s poorest and most conflict affected...

UNEP-China-Africa Cooperation Programme Media Briefing

The UNEP-China-Africa Cooperation Programme on Environment is a multi-million dollar south-south cooperation partnership has implemented six ground-breaking projects. The projects show-cases innovations in water...

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Former Zimbabwe minister handed four-year jail sentence for corruption

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A former minister who served under Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe has been sentenced to four years in jail after he was found guilty of...

DR Congo President Kabila says December elections to go on as planned

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Thursday said that a presidential election planned for December would go on as planned, but declined...

UAE Crown Prince bestows highest civil award on President Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping was on Friday bestowed with the Order of Zayed by the United Arab Emirates’ Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander...

Twitter adds former Nigerian Finance Minister to its board

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A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala, who served in...

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...
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