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February, 2018

  • 23 February

    Aid agencies accuse Al-Shabaab of extortion, kidnapping

    The Al-Shabaab terror group is being accused of making millions of dollars by extorting aid agencies. The group has also been accused by rights groups of human rights violations–including the use of children as soldiers and suicide bombers. CGTN’s Abdulaziz Billow has more from Mogadishu. Subscribe to us on YouTube: …

  • 23 February

    Nigeria: Survivor recounts militants’ attack, claims girls abducted

    A number of schoolgirls are still missing after an attack by militants, early this week in Nigeria. One of the school girls, who survived the attack in Dapchi, has been is describing the events which took place. Dozens of girls still remain unaccounted for. It is suspected they were abducted …

  • 23 February

    Markets report and analysis: 23 February 2018

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  • 23 February

    TEDx: FARMING MEETS TECHNOLOGY

    Imagine an event with a speaker line-up as varied as a farmer, a technologist, an economist, an entrepreneur, a designer and a researcher. Now imagine the theme centered around Farming. That is the event that Tedx Johannesburg is hosting next week. With us to tell us more about this interesting …

  • 23 February

    Hawks briefing on Vrede dairy farm case

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  • 23 February

    North West SOPA 2018

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  • 23 February

    Newsroom, 23 February 2018

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  • 22 February

    Cycling teaches impoverished young people valuable life skills in SA

    One man’s passion is developing a culture of recreational and competitive cycling IN South Africa. He’s part of a community in Mmpumalanga where there are few opportunities. And his initiative is keeping young people off the streets and teaching them life skills like discipline and commitment. CGTN’s Julie Scheier has …

  • 22 February

    S. African parliament to probe Mineral minister Zwane over influence-peddling claims

    South Africa’s Parliament will launch an investigation into allegations of influence-peddling against Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane. CGTN’s Angelo Coppola has more. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Follow us on: Facebook: Twitter: source

  • 22 February

    Hundreds of asylum seekers launch hunger strike protest in Israel

    At least 750 African asylum seekers are on a hunger strike in Israel after authorities jailed a dozen Africans for refusing deportation. Israel’s policy of jailing or deporting asylum seekers has received both local and global criticism. Experts have warned that the policy violates international law. CGTN’s Stephanie Freid has …

  • 22 February

    African leaders urged to invest in democratic systems

    African leaders have been urged to strengthen their systems of governance. Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Ado made the call at a governance conference in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Follow us on: Facebook: Twitter: source

  • 22 February

    Influenza is deadly in Africa, but little data available

    Influenza is a serious concern in Africa too. Children are most vulnerable. Some regions in Africa have a child mortality rate of up to three percent. But the real concern is the lack of data. Without that, the World Health Organisation is unable to effectively mobilise its resources to help. …

  • 22 February

    Liberian president in Paris to promote sport initiative

    African football president Ahmad and Cote d’Ivoire football star Didier Drogba were among football icons who accompanied new Liberian president George Weah to France.The meeting, at Elysee Palace on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, brought the Liberian president for a working lunch, which was also attended by FIFA President …

  • 22 February

    South Africa U17 women’s team lines up friendlies after qualifying for World Cup

    South Africa have joined Ghana and Cameroon, in representing African at the FIFA Under 17 women’s World Cup, to be held in Uruguay in November. The team saw off Morocco 1-0 in their second leg, for a commanding 6 -1 aggregate win. CGTN’s Sias du Plessis has more from Soweto …

  • 22 February

    Israeli gas giant signs $15 billion export deal with Egypt

    Egypt has signed a deal with Israel to import 64 billion cubic metres of gas over the next 10 years. The deal is worth $15 billion. But has sparked some controversy in Egypt. Yasser Hakim explains why. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Follow us on: Facebook: Twitter: source

  • 22 February

    Tunisia, Guinea foreign ministers sign agreements to promote trade

    A delegation from the Republic of Guinea — headed by the country’s foreign minister — is in Tunisia to boost political and economic ties. Officials have signed a raft of agreements to promote trade. CGTN’s Adnen Chaouachi has the details. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Follow us on: Facebook: Twitter: …

  • 22 February

    UN sounds the alarm about growing humanitarian disaster in the DR Congo

    The United Nations has warned the Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing a humanitarian disaster of extraordinary proportions. The UNHCR says a surge in violence has led to mass displacement of residents in the south-east. The situation is worsened by a lack of humanitarian aid. Intercommunal violence has been …

  • 22 February

    South Africa’s Ramaphosa hosts farewell for predecessor

    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has hosted a farewell for his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, in Cape Town. He’s paid tribute to the former president for his contribution to South Africa’s development. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Follow us on: Facebook: Twitter: source

  • 22 February

    Nigeria’s electoral commission aims to register 80 million voters

    Nigeria has started preparing for next year’s elections. The country is due to go to the polls in February 2019. And the Independent National Electoral Commission has already started registering voters. But, as Deji Badmus reports, some challenges are emerging. Subscribe to us on YouTube: Follow us on: Facebook: Twitter: …

  • 22 February

    New Liberian president visits France, vows to fight corruption

    New Liberian President George Weah has pledged to fight corruption. Weah says he’s inherited a country that’s been depleted by political malfeasance but this will change. The Liberian leader has also prioritised education. He was speaking in France on his first trip abroad as president. Subscribe to us on YouTube: …