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Picture of Nigerian President watching Nigerian television in the UK goes viral

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari shares a photo of himself watching Nigerian TV station from vacation in London, and it goes viral

Buhari traveled to the United Kingdom for medical check-up leaving his vice President in charge of the West African nation.

“President Muhammadu Buhari leaves for the United...
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In Uganda, one man is using old T-shirts to depict the beauty and splendor of Uganda’s countryside.

A lecturer in art, he is also advocating for a cleaner environment by recycling materials.

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Ugandan artist using old T-shirts to raise awareness of the environment...
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Ugandan national team players to receive millions of shillings for playing in the African Cup of Nations [ Link ]

Ugandan national team players to receive millions of shillings for...
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Yahya Jammeh accused of stealing 11.4 million dollars from Gambia before going into exile [ Link ]

Yahya Jammeh accused of looting $11Million from Gambia before going into...
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South Africa working towards incorporating driving lessons in school curriculum [ Link ]

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Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Tanzania for a two day official visit at the invitation of President John Magufuli

Turkey is working towards improving its economic and trade relations with Tanzania according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.

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Wood already touched by fire is not hard to set alight ~ Ashanti Proverb.

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Coming up on #AfricaLiveWeekend with Beatrice Marshall:

Gambians await the arrival of their new President, Adama Barrow.

Egypt says it will continue to push for a UN arms embargo to be lifted in Libya.

And, more on how Chinese New Year is being celebrated in Africa.

Tune in on DSTv channel 409, Zuku 567 & Star Times 123 for these stories and much more
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Sea of emotions as Brazilian club Chapecoense plays first match since plane crash [ Link ]

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Malawi is poised for an ambitious revamp of its power industry.

From January 2017, it’s opening up the sector to private suppliers. The country’s been plagued by black-outs for years but officials are convinced this plan will keep the lights on. [ Link ]

Malawi’s government to open up power industry to private suppliers |...
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People across Africa also marched in solidarity with the Women’s March in Washington.

In Ghana’s capital, Accra, Katerina Vittozzi met with protesters in the city. [ Link ]

Determined group in Accra call for diversity, equality, women’s rights |...
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AFCON 2017: Ghana beat Mali 1-0 to qualify for the last eight [ Link ]

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US President Donald Trump has accused the media of being dishonest over the number of people who attended his inauguration.

This was after photographs that were published appeared to show more people attended his predecessor Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009.

Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer said it had been “the largest audience to ever see an inauguration” even though figures he cited...
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If you simply can’t do with either coffee or chocolate, or both, then this story is for you.

South Africans have a snazzy new way of drinking coffee and it’s taking the world by storm.

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South Africa’s convenient, crunchy caffeine cups | CGTN Africa -...
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Uganda will be seeking their first points of the competition against Egypt.

A loss for the Cranes will mean an early exit from a tournament they have waited 40 years to compete in. Uganda Coach Milutin Sredojevic, will be keen to avoid this fate.

The coach has been speaking about his African football adventure. [ Link ]

Uganda Coach Micho speaks about his African football adventure | CGTN...
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Nigeria is battling a new outbreak of Lassa fever.

The Centre for Disease Control has confirmed nine deaths and 20 cases from the viral hemorrhagic fever. Lassa fever is endemic to West Africa with Nigeria recoding its worst outbreak between August 2015 and September last year with the disease claiming 154 lives. [ Link ]

Nigerian authorities confirm 9 deaths, 20 cases from viral Lassa fever...
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The Gambia has praised China, saying the powerhouse has a lot to teach the small African nation.

Speaking to CGTN at a special event held in the Senegalese capital, advisor to the president, Mai Ahmad Fatty, said the new Gambian government has big plans to strengthen ties with its Chinese counterparts. [ Link ]

Barrow’s government set to strengthen ties with China | CGTN Africa -...
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Much of President Trump’s campaign rhetoric had many observers in the continent on edge.

As the Trump era begins, CGTN captures the gamut of emotions from across the continent on what future relations with the United States may look like. [ Link ]

Africans express mixed feelings over Trump’s presidency | CGTN Africa -...