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Beijing convention centre ready to host world leaders during the Belt...

The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation is going to be held at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing. In addition to heads...

AU Summit 2014: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture

The African Union's 22nd Annual Summit gets underway in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa at a time when the AU is grappling with conflict...

Chinese infrastructure: A beacon of hope for Kenya

Kenya lies about 10,000 km away from China. Archaeological evidence shows that back in the 9th century, China was already being traded through the Silk...

Rwanda holds grand welcoming ceremony for visiting Chinese President

Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Kigali for an official visit of Rwanda, the first ever by a Chinese Head of State. A grand welcoming...

Ugandan phase of SGR expected to start this year

The SGR project is not only being followed keenly in Kenya, but also in the larger East African region. The region under the East Africa...

President Kenyatta calls for peaceful poll, urges people to turn out

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday urged his supporters to turn up for Thursday’s repeat presidential election, saying the country will emerge from the...

President Xi urges BRICS leaders to forge new path towards closer...

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called upon leaders of the BRICS member states to use the Johannesburg forum to kick-start a new journey...

Reporter’s Diary: The mosque that changed a village

CGTN explored the Atlas Mountains in Morocco to find out how a village's mosque has harnessed renewable energy to transform the community's lifestyle -...

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...

The Road to Maiduguri: Robert Nagila investigates.

Recently our reporter Robert Nagila returned from nearly 3 weeks in Northern Nigeria. He travelled over 1000 kilometres to bring you these stories from...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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