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Ethiopia to allow in African visitors with visa-on-arrival

Ethiopia is taking the dream of free movement in Africa one step further. The country will soon allow African citizens to enter without obtaining visas...

Nigeria’s Azikwe Airport named ‘most improved’ in safety in Africa

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria has been chosen as “the best improved airport in safety” by Airports Council International, (ACI) Africa region. According...

Benin community turns garbage into biogas and cash

Garbage has never smelled so sweet fora small village in southern Benin since it opened a pilot waste treatment centre to turn household rubbish into gas...

‘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...

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WHO emergency committee to meet on DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak

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The World Health Organization (WHO) will on Wednesday convene an emergency committee to decide whether the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak constitutes a...

Tunisia will not impose new taxes in 2019 – draft budget

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Tunisia will not impose new taxes on its citizens in 2019, and will cut the tax burden for some sectors to boost growth, that’s...

European Commission to give Somalia €100m over next 2.5 years

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The European Commission has pledged a €100M grant to the Somali government over the next two and a half years, to support reforms in...

Fire incident at Kenya’s main airport, no injuries reported

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A fire broke out in Kenya’s main airport on Monday afternoon, though no flight interruptions were reported. A thick cloud of black smoke was seen...

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