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Talk Africa: Africa in 2017

In the wake of 2016, many Africans had high hopes for what 2017 would hold. While news on the continent has been varied, it has definitely been an eventful year marked by electoral drama...

Talk Africa: A Conversation with Graça Machel

Graca Machel is a former Mozambican freedom fighter, international advocate for women’s and children’s rights, and the only woman in the world to be first lady for two separate countries. Following Mozambique’s independence in 1975,...

Talk Africa: China-Africa Investment Forum

A shared quest for development by China & Africa has in recent years seen intensified engagements in the political, social and economic fronts. In 2016 alone for instance, the value of Chinese commerce in Africa...

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...

Talk Africa: Africa Leadership Network

The 21st Century is the African Century; that is the hope of many of the continent's leaders. As an emerging market and in the period leading up to 2015, the continent's GDP grew at an...

Talk Africa: Zimbabwe on the edge

  Zimbabwe is on edge since the national defense army took control of the country, in what it said was not a military takeover, but a move targeting corrupt government officials in President Robert Mugabe’s...

Talk Africa: Liberia presidential election

Liberia's run-off presidential elections initially slated for November 7th have now been brought to an indefinite halt following a ruling in Monrovia by the country's Supreme court. First round poll results conducted on October 10th saw former...

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...

Talk Africa: A Conversation with Morocco’s Prime Minister

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...

Talk Africa: Africa at UNGA Part 2

Tensions in the Korean Peninsula were abundantly highlighted at the 2017 UNGA week, with Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe's remarks perhaps most accurately capturing the sentiment of many across the world. The 93-year-old's tough criticism of...