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Talk Africa – Tripartite Free Trade Area in Africa

African leaders earlier this month signed an agreement to form the Tripartite Free Trade Area in Africa, the continent's biggest free trade area. But...

Talk Africa – Liberalising Africa’s skies

If African economies are to reap the benefit of investment, travelling across the continent must be made easier. It’s still cheaper to travel from...

TALK AFRICA: CONVERSATION WITH KAGAME

  There are small countries, but there are no small peoples. Thinking big and acting big are choices available to all of us. Size is...

Talk Africa : World Economic Forum in Africa

African infrastructure is important for the growth of its economy. Financing the construction of the infrastructure has been a huddle for most African countries....

The men in Blue Helmets in Africa. Who are they?

China’s growing presence and influence in international politics is particularly evident in Africa, but while this relationship has previously been predominantly economic China’s role...

Talk Africa: Burundi Presidential Problems

After weeks of protest against Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for another term as president, military officials took advantage of his absence this week and attempted...

Paul Kagame: Is he Africa’s most visionary leader?

Tony Blair called him “a visionary leader” and according to Bill Clinton he’s “one of the greatest leaders of our time”: Paul Kagame has...

Is South Africa really the “Rainbow” Nation?

In the wake of xenophobic attacks Is South Africa really the "Rainbow"? This is the question most are asking following the xenophobic attacks in South...

Talk Africa – Chibok girls, one year on.

There is still no word on the location or wellbeing of the girls, and as citizens around the world gathered to honour them, many...

Talk Africa: After Garissa Attack

As the country is once again forced to band together in mourning, Kenyans have again raised their concerns over how security threats are being...

Recent

Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border

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Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a case of Ebola on its border with Uganda, a country so far clear of the deadly virus,...

South Africa sees decrease in rhino poaching

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South Africa has seen a decrease in the number of rhinos poached since the beginning of this year, thanks to enhanced anti-poaching efforts, authorities...

Number of dead from Tanzania’s ferry accident disaster hits 136

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The number of people dead from Tanzania’s ferry accident disaster has risen to at least 136, the country’s top police official said on Friday. The...

Burkina Faso issues overnight ban on motorcycles in restive east region

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Growing attacks by motorbike-riding extremists who flee into the forest have led Burkina Faso’s government to ban the use of motorbikes and bike carts...

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