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Why Ghana's elections matter (Opinion)

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:41:48 GMT

The last eight years are not a record to be proud of, but Ghana's potential to get back on course is achievable in the right hands.(image)


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Fake US embassy in Ghana shut down

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:52:37 GMT

It flew the American flag, hung a photo of President Obama and issued US visas for more than a decade.(image)


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Nigerian Nobel winner, gives up green card over Trump

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:13:33 GMT

Nobel laureate urged people to focus on "rhetoric" that got Trump elected.(image)


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This bracelet could stop child predators

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:37:50 GMT

A new tech start up has set themselves a massive task: to register all newborn babies digitally.(image)


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For African leaders, Castro was a comrade

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:26:12 GMT

Many of Africa's leaders are turning up for Fidel Castro's funeral in what reads like a who's who of the continent's longest-serving presidents.(image)


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Zuma protests continue

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:58:10 GMT

South Africa President Jacob Zuma has received the backing of his party just weeks after a damning report into top-level government cronyism.(image)


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Green cities: Why invest in sustainability?

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:33:43 GMT

Sustainable cities have cleaner air, less traffic congestion, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions, but can be pricey. Why are they the investment of the future?(image)


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The volunteers trialing HIV vaccine

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:11:28 GMT

Every day Luyanda Ngcobo's routine is the same: It starts with a trip to the back cupboard, where, safely hidden away is a bottle of nevirapine, an anti-retroviral (ARV) pill he has to take twice a day for the rest of his life.(image)


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Mistrust elections? There's an app for that

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:49:12 GMT

Ghana's youth population is exploding and the upcoming elections provide a window of opportunity for them.(image)


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Makeup show hides domestic violence

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:25:10 GMT

To help women battling domestic violence, a Moroccan TV channel offered some advice: Cover your bruises with makeup.(image)


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Rwanda's bishops ask for forgiveness

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:27:07 GMT

The Catholic Church in Rwanda has apologized for its members' role in the genocide that saw hundreds of thousands of Rwandans killed in 1994.(image)


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Can cashless society save Zimbabwe?

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:06:42 GMT

Zimbabwe's banks are running out of cash and there's a sense of distrust, panic and frustration among locals.(image)


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The city getting swallowed by sand

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:00:46 GMT

After years of deforestation and drought as a result of climate change, Sudan's rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger.(image)


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New reality TV show denounces corruption

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:52:18 GMT

Integrity Idol is a show with a purpose: to celebrate the honesty of the best public servants, while embarrassing the corruption of the worst.(image)


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Teen girls prepare for space launch

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:21:40 GMT

Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis.(image)


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Disappeared in Africa's North Korea

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:38:59 GMT

Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread abuses.(image)


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Ethiopian runner fears for his life

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:18:53 GMT

Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.(image)


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60-Second Vacation: Nairobi, Kenya

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:52:39 GMT

From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex Lee.(image)


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Who are Africa's most dangerous terror groups?

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:51:05 GMT

Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror organizations.(image)


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How Sierra Leone plans to bounce back after Ebola

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:43:03 GMT

It was at the epicenter of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. With the outbreak officially over, Sierra Leone is looking to rebrand its image and rebuild its economy.(image)


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Fearless entrepreneurs dreaming big in Nigeria

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:31:10 GMT

Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman reports.(image)


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The photographer giving people a voice

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:30:44 GMT

Top Instagrammer Steven Chikosi is on a mission to tell stories of daily life in Zimbabwe.(image)


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