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Sirleaf ends 12 year reign. What legacy does she leave behind?

Liberia, Africa’s oldest republic, has a new president. Former football star George Weah was sworn in to the presidency on Monday 22 January 2018, taking...

#LiberiaDecides: Ex-combatants hope for reintegration as country holds poll

Liberians will be heading into a historic, crucial and defining moment as they cast their ballot on Tuesday 10th October. Watching as supporters from different...

LiberiaDecides: Liberia’s milestones thus far

Liberia is Africa’s oldest republic but only became known to the rest of the world in the 1990s following the long-running civil wars which...

Mauritius: The Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

The Mauritan capital of Port Louis is home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tell a rich history of the island,...

Africa takes pride in her first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have only seven more months in power, but her mark in Africa’s history will forever remain. She made history...

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Germany rescinds approval for Saudi Arabia arms deal over Khashoggi killing

28 mins ago
Germany has halted previously approved arms exports to Saudi Arabia amid the controversy surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The German government last...

Zimbabwe to let gold, platinum mines retain higher dollar earnings

38 mins ago
The Zimbabwean government has announced plans to allow gold and platinum mining companies to retain up to 55 percent of their earnings in dollars. This...

DR Congo says ready to hold December poll

47 mins ago
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has vowed to conduct a credible presidential poll despite the security and humanitarian challenges the country is facing. While...

Nigerian opposition candidate vows to invest $450 billion in infrastructure if elected

2 hours ago
Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Monday he would invest $90 billion annually in infrastructure over the next 5 years if he wins...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

2 weeks ago
by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

2 weeks ago
  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

2 weeks ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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