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Talk Africa: A Solution for Somalia?

It is the beginning of a new era for Somalia, that’s according to the newly elected president Mohamed Adbullahi Farmajo. After three decades of no effective central government, Farmajo’s victory is being interpreted as a...

TALK AFRICA: CHINA’S YOUTH IN AFRICA

  It’s no news that China has cemented its relationship with Africa. Chinese nationals have since time immemorial travelled to the continent to invest and establish new contacts but this relationship has mostly been characterised...

TALK AFRICA: Fighting Africa’s famine

At least 6.2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia, and that's not even the half of it. In neighbouring Djibouti, Kenya and Ethiopia prolonged drought has left more than 11.5...

TALK AFRICA: Kenya’s new railway

This week on Talk Africa! The SGR is the biggest infrastructure project in Kenya since independence in 1963, and now it is fully operational. The 485km link will more than halve travel time for passengers...

TALK AFRICA: Lifting Africa’s Poor

China and Africa need to join hands to fight poverty, that is the central theme at this year's China-Africa high level think tank forum, held at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa. As experts...

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...

Talk Africa: Africa’s Infrastructure

Africa's infrastructural development has been identified as being central to boosting economic growth & creating jobs. And this discussion topped the agenda on the sidelines of the just concluded 10th Annual Africa Development Week...

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: 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: America’s change of guard

After a hectic election year, the United States of America has a new president. Donald Trump was sworn into office on Friday and is now faced with leading a country that’s been left largely divided...