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17th Chinese Language Proficiency Competition held in Harare

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China has introduced a new model of economic development of cross continental connectivity. The "one belt one road" model has attracted global attention. And ...

South Sudanese refugees calling for more peace efforts from their leaders

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Talks in the Ethiopian capital over South Sudan's crisis seem to have yielded some progress after months of shuttle diplomacy. Now South Sudanese refugees ...

Rwanda unveils partnership deal with Arsenal to promote tourism

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Rwanda has unveiled a three-year partnership with Arsenal to increase tourism, investment and football development. The country is to become the official ...

Former child soldiers swap weapons for education

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Many child soldiers are swapping their fatigues for school uniforms. The United Nations is giving young people who had joined the war a chance to surrender ...

Last group of Ethiopian prisoners arrives home

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Ethiopia has secured the release of thousands of its citizens who were in prisons in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. This was made possible through diplomatic ...

Nigeria on high alert following Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

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As the Democratic Republic of Congo battles to contain its latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, in far away Nigeria, health authorities are reactivating ...

SOUTH AFRICA: Gin brewers raise funds for Rhino protection

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Two South Africans are brewing a gin alcoholic beverage in a quest to raise funds for the protection of Rhinos. The two women make the gin and sell it at gin ...

Famous Lascaux and cave replicas on show in Johannesburg

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In a first for Africa, the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg, in collaboration with the French Embassy and the French Institute of South Africa, are ...

South African companies urged to join youth employment service initiative

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South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged companies to join the youth employment service initiative. The initiative holds mutual benefits for young ...

W.H.O. warns that virus has clear potential to expand

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The World Health Organization has warned that the deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo has reached a critical point and has clear potential to expand. CGTN'S ...

Nigeria awards rail construction contract to Chinese company

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The Nigerian government has awarded a six-point-seven billion dollar contract to the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation. This is for work on a ...

Kenya's SGR security officers to undergo training in China

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Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway turns one year in June. Ahead of this milestone, a team of 30 Kenya Railway police officers are set to travel to China - Where ...

Ugandan police unveil app meant to help track missing persons

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Ugandan police have unveiled a mobile phone application to help members of the public trace missing people and lost property. The high tech tool has been ...

Zimbabwe seeking investors from S. Africa to boost industry, trade

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Zimbabwe continues to seek investors to pour funds into a range of industries in the country, following the ouster of Robert Mugabe in November last year.

South Africa launches initiative to inspire Africa's tech innovators

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A youth empowerment initiative known as the Africa Teen Geeks has officially been launched in Johannesburg. The initiative is dedicated to inspiring Africa's ...

Exhibition on historic Black people arrives in Johannesburg

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A historic collection of never-seen-before images of high profile Black people, which has been on the road since 2014, has now arrived in Johannesburg.

Presidents Kagame, Macron look to improve relations

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris . The two presidents are looking to improve ...

KENYA: Over US$90 million looted from National Youth Service

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A multi-million dollar scandal is threatening President Uhuru Kenyatta's fight against corruption. It is being reported that the country's National Youth Service lost ...

Ethiopian prisoners held in Gulf states jets back home

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Ethiopia has secured the release of thousands of its citizens, who were in prisons in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. This was made possible through recent ...

Juba reacts to new deal between government, opposition

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South Sudanese have been reacting to news that rival parties in the country have agreed to re-commit themselves to end hostilities. But Juba accuses ...

DR Congo government, agencies step up Ebola awareness campaign

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The government of DR Congo and international partners have stepped up awareness campaigns to control the spread of Ebola. Here is that report. Subscribe to ...