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Reporter’s Diary: The refugee children finding hope in darkness

Uganda is currently experiencing an influx of Congolese refugees due to escalating violence in the DR Congo's Ituri province. CGTN visited Kyangwali Refugee Camp in Southwest...

Reporter’s Diary: Lake Albert’s Refugee Crisis

When we arrived at the shores of Lake Albert, 97 Congolese refugees were lined up at the registration counter. Some had reached Uganda at...

Chinese peacekeepers leave behind a positive legacy in Liberia

Gone, but likely never forgotten. That’s the legacy left behind in Liberia by the 5th China Formed Police Unit to United Nations Mission in Liberia...

Reporter’s Diary: Chinese Peacekeeping Unit Leaves Liberia

by Soni Methu The 5th China Formed Police Unit to UNMIL is winding down its peacekeeping mission in Liberia, with most of the members taking...

Sirleaf ends 12 year reign. What legacy does she leave behind?

Liberia, Africa’s oldest republic, has a new president. Former football star George Weah was sworn in to the presidency on Monday 22 January 2018, taking...

History made in Liberia as Weah is sworn in as president

Former football star, George Weah was today sworn in as Liberia's president, replacing Africa's first elected female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. This is the country's...

Liberians vote for Johnson Sirleaf’s successor

By Fidelis Mbah   Voting in Liberia's delayed runoff presidential election has closed as the country looks forward to its first democratic transition of power in...

Liberia to hold run-off election on December 26

Liberia will hold a delayed presidential run-off vote on December 26, according to the electoral commission. Former soccer star George Weah faces Vice-President Joseph Boakai...

Odinga plans parallel rally as Kenyatta is set to be sworn...

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has declined an invitation to attend the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya, and has instead...

Over 20 Heads of State in Nairobi for President Kenyatta’s inauguration

More than 20 Heads of State are expected in Nairobi to witness the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya’s president for a second term. The...

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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...

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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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