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Talk Africa: Industrializing Africa

It has been said that manufacturing in Africa is only for the brave. With a declining contribution to Africa's economies in the past three decades,...

Talk Africa: Rwanda’s economic miracle

Twenty-two years ago Rwanda was on its knees. In the wake of the 1994 genocide, thousands were dead, many more were fleeing, and government services...

Talk Africa: The Obama’s Libya mistake

The U.S.- led invasion of Libya in 2011, was initially designed to protect civilians, but soon after Col Muammar Gaddafi's death, the country plunged...

Talk Africa: Nigeria’s President Buhari in China

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has just concluded his first state visit to China- an important trip for Africa's largest economy, currently reeling from an...

TALK AFRICA: Africa’s child marriages

Despite near-universal commitments to end child marriage, one in three girls in developing countries will probably be married before they are 18: That’s according...

Talk Africa: China’s Political Season

The new normal – a transition from a manufacturing-led to a consumer-driven economy topped China’s economic transformation agenda, during this year’s political season. With China...

Talk Africa: Africa commodities trade

Could this mark the end of the good times? Africa rode the global demand for commodities at the turn of this century to create some...

Talk Africa: Restoring the Mara’s Pride

For hundreds of years, the Maasai community and the lions of the Mara have lived side by side in a spectacular homeland that has...

Talk Africa: Africa’s 3rd term debate

To go, or not to go? An increasing number of African countries have moved to amend their constitutions, to extend presidential term limits. Such action has...

Talk Africa: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Southern Africa

China's foreign minister Wang Yi kicked off 2016's state visits, with a four-nation tour of Southern Africa. Meeting leaders from Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia and Mozambique,...

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Former tennis champion Becker says diplomatic passport is real

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Former tennis champion Boris Becker said on Sunday he has a genuine diplomatic passport from the Central African Republic after the country’s foreign minister...

32 Fula civilians killed in Mali attack: Group

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Traditional hunters known as "Dozo" killed 32 civilians after surrounding an isolated village in the centre of Mali, local officials told AFP on Sunday. "They...

Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday’s blast at president’s rally

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Zimbabwe police said on Sunday 49 people were injured in the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s a political rally on Saturday, with the number...

Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15% amid a wave of price hikes linked...

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
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