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Talk Africa:Mobile money security

Sub-Saharan Africa is the epicenter of mobile money, which allows users to store, send, and receive money using nothing more than their mobile phones....

Talk Africa: UN in a changing world

The curtain has just fallen on the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. As world leaders tried to tackle some of the most pressing issues...

Talk Africa: Maternal and Newborn Health

Thanks to advancements in modern science and medicine, maternal and child health continues to improve and related mortalities are on the decline. But in sub-Saharan...

Talk Africa:Recovering Africa’s lost artefacts

Africa is a continent with a  rich cultural heritage. But since the 1800’s, innumerable priceless artefacts have been  looted from their home countries. Recently...

Talk Africa Interview with Malawi President Peter Mutharika

When President Peter Mutharika came to power in 2014, he inherited a country mired in the cash gate scandal, rising inflation, and the withdrawal...

Talk Africa: FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018

African and Chinese leaders converged in Beijing this week for the 3rd Heads of State Summit of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation. The...

Talk Africa: FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018

It is now 18 years since the inception of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation, also known as FOCAC, a platform designed to enhance...

Talk Africa: World mourns renowned diplomat Kofi Annan

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan died on Saturday in the Swiss city of Geneva. According to a statement released by his family, the...

Talk Africa: Zimbabwe’s new beginning     

Zimbabweans went to the polls on July 30th, the first time ever in 38 years without former long-serving president Robert Mugabe’s name on the...

Talk Africa:BRICS in the golden decade

BRICS countries have now entered the golden decade. That’s according to Chinese president Xi Jinping, at the just concluded 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Within...

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WHO emergency committee to meet on DR Congo’s Ebola outbreak

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The World Health Organization (WHO) will on Wednesday convene an emergency committee to decide whether the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak constitutes a...

Tunisia will not impose new taxes in 2019 – draft budget

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Tunisia will not impose new taxes on its citizens in 2019, and will cut the tax burden for some sectors to boost growth, that’s...

European Commission to give Somalia €100m over next 2.5 years

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The European Commission has pledged a €100M grant to the Somali government over the next two and a half years, to support reforms in...

Fire incident at Kenya’s main airport, no injuries reported

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A fire broke out in Kenya’s main airport on Monday afternoon, though no flight interruptions were reported. A thick cloud of black smoke was seen...

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