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Talk Africa: China’s Two Sessions & Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out his vision of the Chinese Dream and its worldwide impact as the curtain rolled down on the 13th National People's Congress session. Xi assured the world that a...

Talk Africa: Still battling Boko Haram

It’s been 7 years of recurrent terror orchestrated by the extremist group Boko Haram. And Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, and the continent’s largest economy, has severely borne the brunt. Years of suicide bombings, killings &...

Chinese Foreign Minister in Africa

China is speeding up its comprehensive cooperation with Africa and supports the continent’s pursuit of independent development – that’s according to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Wang continued a more than 20-year tradition by making...

Talk Africa: Transforming Gambia

It may be the smallest country on the African continent, but the Gambia is endowed with arable land, coastal and wetland habitats, as well as animal species of global significance. And now, President Yahya...

TALK AFRICA: Zimbabwe Looks East

President Robert Mugabe has dispatched Vice- President Emmerson Mnangagwa to China for a five-day visit where he has been tasked "to revive the Chinese mega deals". Mnangagwa is expected to sign several agreements, among them...

Talk Africa: CAF’s change of guard

The Confederation of African Football has a new president for the first time in 29 years. Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar ousted Issa Hayatou in Addis Ababa, in what many have called a new dawn for...

TALK AFRICA: Africa’s Progress in Holding Democratic Elections

African countries have had different practice of democratic elections with at least 35 nations having free and fair elections while the others fall short. What progress have African states made so far in elections?...

TALK AFRICA: Conservation through cooperation

According to scientists, biodiversity on the planet is being lost at an unprecedented rate. And as Africa is home to thousands of unique plant species, the continent is especially at risk. Plant diversity underpins...

Talk Africa: United Nations Environment Assembly

"Unless our environment is protected by all, there can be no lasting prosperity "– that was the major message presented by global environmental leaders at the United Nations (U.N.) Environment Assembly hosted in Nairobi...

A Conversation with Morocco’s Prime Minister (Part 1)

The Kingdom of Morocco is one of the most stable countries in North Africa. With a proud geographic location, it is known as the gateway to North and West Africa. In January, Morocco re-joined the Africa...