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Talk Africa: China’s Political Season

China's Annual Political Season has come to a close this week.  Popularly known as the Two Sessions, the two-week convergence of delegates and deputies...

Talk Africa: China’s Political Season

It is political season in China as thousands of delegates & deputies converge in the capital Beijing, for the annual Chinese People's Political Consultative...

Talk Africa: Nigeria and Senegal decide online

Nigeria and Senegal went to the polls on February 23rd and 24th respectively, for their presidential and parliamentary elections. Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Senegal’s Macky...

Talk Africa: The African Union in 2019

According to the UNHCR, there are over 68 million internally displaced people globally, and the number of refugees is over 25 million. Sub-Saharan Africa alone...

Talk Africa:  Africa and Globalization

The 2019 World Economic Forum brought together leaders from Government and the private sector in Davos, Switzerland under the theme, Globalization 4.0; Shaping a...

Talk Africa: The DRC’s change of guard

It marked a new chapter for The Democratic Republic of Congo as new President Felix Tshisekedi took the oath of office at the presidential...

Talk Africa: Kenya’s War on Terrorism

The afternoon of January 15th saw four armed gunmen and a suicide bomber storm the Dusit D2 hotel complex at 14 Riverside Drive in...

Talk Africa:Africa in 2019

With at least a dozen national elections scheduled for 2019, steady economic growth estimated at 4.1% and bustling investment and  infrastructure projects spread across...

Talk Africa: Chinese Foreign Minister visits Africa

Chinese State Councilor & Foreign Minister Wang Yi this week embarked on a 5-day visit of Africa. Covering Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Gambia and Senegal,...

Talk Africa in 2018

2018 has been a year of mixed fortunes for Africa and the world. Marked by both achievements and challenges, the year witnessed rising resistance...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in Italy

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived at Italy’s Fiumicino Airport for an official state visit. This comes after Xi hailed an era of “global...

On International Day of Forests, what is the future of Kenya’s Mau Forest?

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When observing an aerial image of Mau Forest, located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, the various shades of green are striking. From the thick, dark...

Kenya Red Cross appeals for $8.2 million to help drought victims

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The Kenya Red Cross on Thursday appealed for Sh824,554,720 (about $8.2 million) in funds to help provide humanitarian assistance to 1.1 million people it...

Zambia bans ‘Viagra’ energy drink

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Authorities in Zambia have banned an energy drink after laboratory results showed that it contained the active ingredient of the anti-impotence drug Viagra. SX Energy...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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

  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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