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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...

Talk Africa: Kenya’s Plastic Ban

In Kenya, over 24 million plastic bags are used monthly, which also constitutes the biggest challenge to solid waste management in the country, but possibly not for long. The country is set to become...

Talk Africa: Africa’s e-commerce opportunity [Part 2]

E-commerce remains a relatively recent industry in Africa, where youth unemployment is still a major political and socio-economic challenge. This is despite the recent strong growth performance of many African countries. A particular challenge for...

Talk Africa: Africa’s e-commerce Opportunity [Part 1]

Asia’s richest man who is also the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Mr. Jack Ma, visited  East Africa this past week. En route to the Youth Connekt summit in Kigali, Rwanda, Ma made a...

Talk Africa: G20’s Africa Partnership

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQxjshs4D0w Guinean President Alpha Conde has called on African countries to take charge of their destiny amidst global re-alignment; particularly the rise of economic & political insularism. In a wide-ranging interview with CGTN's Beatrice Marshall at the...

TALK AFRICA: Africa’s Cyber Security

In the first half of this year, cyber-attacks have affected millions across the globe, and as more Africans get connected to the internet than ever before, increasing questions are being asked as to exactly...