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Kenya's Maasai gather for once-in-a-decade ceremony to turn warriors into elders

September 24, 2020

Thousands of Maasai men clad in red and purple shawls and with their heads coated in red ocher gathered this week for a ceremony that transforms them from Moran (warriors) to Mzee (elders).

Anderson Cooper talks with comic Elsa Majimbo about life during quarantine - CNN Video

September 23, 2020

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with comedian Elsa Majimbo, who's funny videos about quarantine life have reached viewers beyond her country of Kenya. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6p E.T.

CNN Heroes: Stepping up to slow Covid-19's spread in Africa - CNN Video

September 23, 2020

Freweini Mebrahtu, Umra Omar and Dr. Georges Bwelle are responding to the global pandemic by expanding their missions to keep their communities safe from coronavirus.

These Africans are among the world's 100 most influential people, according to Time magazine

September 23, 2020

Nigerian entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Elumelu, Gambian prosecutor-turned-politician Abubacarr Tambadou and Congolese microbiologist Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum are all on Time magazine's 100 most influential people list for 2020.

China's BGI wins 1.5 million coronavirus test kit order from Ethiopia

September 23, 2020

Ethiopia has agreed to purchase 1.5 million coronavirus testing kits that will be manufactured at a factory in the African country that has been newly built by China's BGI Group, China's state media agency Xinhua said late on Tuesday.

US places travel restrictions on Nigerians involved in violence and rigging during elections

September 15, 2020

The US government has placed travel restrictions on Nigerians who undermine "democratic process or organize election-related violence" during elections.

Census: Median income hit record high in 2019 before the pandemic

September 15, 2020

Median US household income was $68,700 in 2019, the highest since 1967, the first year records were kept, according to inflation-adjusted data released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday.

How one of Mauritius' largest employers is looking to continental Africa for growth - CNN Video

September 9, 2020

For many companies looking to grow, diversification is vital, especially when based within a small economy like Mauritius. CNN sat down with the Executive Director of IBL Group Limited, Arnaud Lagesse, to talk about the challenges and opportunities of running a global conglomerate off the coast of Africa.

Will South Africa's WFH trend alter the office space industry for good - CNN Video

September 9, 2020

With nearly 45 percent of South Africans working from home since March, companies across the board are reevaluating the need for office space. CNN's Eleni Giokos takes a look at how the work from home trend will impact the commercial property industry in the country.

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