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Talk Africa : Africa and World War 2

It was one of the deadliest conflicts in human history, and one that Africa made a massive contribution towards. The Second World War was...

TALK AFRICA: Change of guard at SADC

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe handed over the chairmanship of the 15-member Southern African Development Community to Botswana’s Ian Khama last week at the 35th...

TALK AFRICA: Al-Shabaab’s Resilient Insurgency

Somalia has made major strides in the battle against Al Shabaab. AMISOM troops have steadily forced them out of major urban areas and the...

Talk Africa: America’s Relations with Africa

Barrack Obama has returned to the land of his father. The US President is in Nairobi for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit this weekend, his...

Talk Africa: Is C.A.R Ready for Elections?

Official polls in the Central African Republic are set for October, but many citizens say this is over- ambitious for a country that’s been...

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...

Women empowerment in Africa:Who has failed the women?

Empowering women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors is essential to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and...

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...

Recent

At least 25 killed in Cameroon in clashes between army and separatists

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Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in new fighting in a restive English-speaking region of majority French-speaking Cameroon, security officials said. The conflict between Anglophone...

IGAD urges East African nations to reinforce anti-graft efforts

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Policymakers and experts who have gathered for a 4-day anti-graft training organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are urging East African countries...

Ethiopia arrests ex-head of army firm as crackdown targets security services

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Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a...

Burundi grounds new direct flight between Nairobi and Bujumbura

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A new flight between Bujumbura, Burundi and Nairobi, Kenya has been canceled by the Burundi government because there is no business class on board...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

6 days ago
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

7 days ago
  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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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

1 week ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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