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Kenya: IEBC postpones election in four counties citing security hitches

Kenya’s electoral body has postponed presidential elections in four counties in the western province of Nyanza, an opposition stronghold, citing security challenges. Independent Electoral and...

Talk Africa: Kenya elections 2017 (Part one)

Kenya goes to the elections this week. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta will be up against former Prime Minister and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga. The...

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Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan begins three day stakeholder meeting in Zimbabwe

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United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan along with a team from ‘The Elders’ Thursday begin a three-day trip to Zimbabwe to engage political stakeholders ahead...

Ethiopia moves to privatize certain state-owned firms

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Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely, as part of a major economic reform drive designed...

Solai dam owner: ‘We were victims too’

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The owner of the ill-fated Solai dam, which collapsed on May 9, killing 47 people and injuring hundreds of others, yesterday sought to absolve...

Second edition of BRICS Games kicks off in Johannesburg

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On the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in the South African city of Johannesburg, the 2018 BRICS Games are also taking place. Teams from the...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
CGTN Africa