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Talk Africa: Liberia presidential election

Liberia's run-off presidential elections initially slated for November 7th have now been brought to an indefinite halt following a ruling in Monrovia by the country's Supreme court. First round poll results conducted on October 10th saw former...

A Conversation with Morocco’s Prime Minister (Part 1)

The Kingdom of Morocco is one of the most stable countries in North Africa. With a proud geographic location, it is known as the gateway to North and West Africa. In January, Morocco re-joined the Africa...

Talk Africa: A Conversation with Morocco’s Prime Minister

A Conversation with Morocco's Prime Minister (Part 1) The Kingdom of Morocco is one of the most stable countries in North Africa. With a proud geographic location, it is known as the gateway to North...

Talk Africa: Africa at UNGA Part 2

Tensions in the Korean Peninsula were abundantly highlighted at the 2017 UNGA week, with Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe's remarks perhaps most accurately capturing the sentiment of many across the world. The 93-year-old's tough criticism of...

Talk Africa: Africa at UNGA Part 1

10 African leaders addressed the 72nd regular session of the UN General Assembly  (UNGA) held in New York this September. On the agenda were many topics that could have a direct impact on the future...

Talk Africa: China-Africa cooperation on poverty

With the increasingly closer China-Africa cooperation, poverty reduction and development in both China sand Africa has entered a new era. China and Africa are not only good brothers that share weal and woe, but also...

TALK AFRICA: Kenyan Election 2017 Part 2

In an emerging trend, youth and women's political involvement has gained renewed focus as the election registered a rise of these respective groups; both in the electorate and political aspirants. 51% of registered voters...

TALK AFRICA: Kenyan Election 2017 Part 1

In what was dubbed as Kenya's most hotly contested election, President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner this Friday by the country's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). The election marked record voter turnout, with up to...

Talk Africa: Kenyan Elections 2017 (Part two)

As the region and the world witness Kenya elect its President, county and legislative representatives, of special interest are the country's political and economic standing in the region. Kenya remains an East and Central Africa...

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 race has drawn 8 presidential contestants in total, but a...