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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...

Talk Africa: 10th BRICS Summit

Leaders from the world's biggest emerging markets are in Johannesburg this week, for the 10th BRICS annual summit. Top on their agendas are issues of...

Talk Africa: Africa scaling the value chain

When it comes to natural resources, Africa is far from lacking. The continent produces about 40% of the world’s gold, supplies 12% of its oil...

Talk Africa:Tackling Africa’s budget deficit

On June 14th the finance ministers of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda all presented their country's 2018/2019 budgets. These were their largest ever budgets,...

Talk Africa: Africa’s fight against corruption

"Leap towards concrete action!"…in the fight against corruption. That was the call by African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat at the just concluded...

Talk Africa:Conversation with Patrice Trovoada

Sao Tome and Principe may be small in size but the country has big ambitions. Traditionally known for cocoa, coffee and coconut exports, the country...

Talk Africa: Africa and the World Cup

Every four years the world gets gripped by World Cup fever. For a month the world cup brings our lives to a halt as...

Talk Africa: Sisi’s Second Term

It was a second landslide victory for Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in the race for Egypt’s Presidency and in his “ second & final term”...

Talk Africa: Africa Day

Africa Day, a chance to celebrate a beautiful continent. With 54 countries Africa is a bounty of unique cultures. This week's celebrations gave us...

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Children at risk in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – UNICEF

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The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) has lamented the effect that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has had on the...

Refugees should decide themselves whether they want to return home – UNHCR

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Refugees should be given an opportunity to make their own choices regarding whether they should return to their home countries, a senior United Nations...

South Africa bans honey from Zambia

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South Africa has banned the importation of honey from Zambia after authorities detected American Foulbrood disease from samples of the product. The South African agriculture...

Niger president: Keeping Libya stable will end African migration to Europe

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If Europe wants to halt migrant boat arrivals on its shores from Africa it must end the state of chaos in Libya, Niger’s President Mahamadou...

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