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‘Clunker’ cars from U.S., EU contribute to poor air quality standards...

African and South Asian nations could miss national targets to curb greenhouse gas emissions unless rich countries stop using them as dumping grounds for...

Reporter’s Diary: The true price of gold

For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still - or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began...

Reporter’s Diary: The dangers of informal mining in East Africa

As the explosion sounds, a young girl collapses and her mother wails. They had been waiting all night for him to come home -...

Reporter’s Diary: The Lost Art of Storytelling

They are the voice of Morocco's medinas. On dry evenings, in crowded streets, they tell, and become, the story of an ancient tradition. These are...

8th Chinese peacekeeping medical unit saves lives in South Sudan

  To thousands of refugees, especially women, in war-torn South Sudan, the 8th Chinese Peacekeeping Medical Detachment to South Sudan has often been the difference between life...

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 -...

Britain announces ban of ivory sales

Britain says it will ban the sale of ivory, no matter how old, to help protect the world’s elephant population. The government said Tuesday that...

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...

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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