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The Rebel and The Risk Taker – Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ra-VbIvoEG4 A recent African Economic Outlook report revealed that 22% of the continent’s working age population is starting new businesses…The highest rate of any region...

The Rebel and The Risk Taker – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ7AxDXvmNo In Africa, business opportunities present themselves in many different forms. The entrepreneurial spirit is very much alive, but an individual’s drive to succeed is...

Dancing to their own tune – Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKNkU-9Gxng Dance hasn’t been widely accepted as a career in South Africa, Male dancer’s face a myriad of challenges when they choose to go down...

Faces of Africa – Dancing to their own tune – Part...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1rPaKSfmpU   Dance has always been part of the African culture, Africans danced for rain, danced when a child was born, danced to celebrate a bumper...

Faces of Africa – Nyaminyami: The river god

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf12lf3VTfU Nyaminyami a mythical god who used to provide meat for his people, whenever he appeared. The Tonga and Lozi people who’ve lived in the Zambezi...

Faces of Africa – Afweyne “Big Mouth” and The Somali Pirates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16R_IgkxSd4 He was nicknamed Afweyne “Big Mouth” in the Somali language; this is a man who spent close to a decade raining down terror on...

Faces of Africa – Dr. Ian Clarke: Mission to Mend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bmln88xGoc0 The White Doctor with a Flair of getting  things done, that’s a sentence that best describes Dr. Ian Clarke, an Irish, white medical doctor...

Faces of Africa – 3 Decades of Hosni Mubarak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-xvga4z_Oo&t=28s Hosni Mubarak was born on the 4th of May 1928; he was the fourth president of Egypt serving for four consecutive terms from 1981...

Faces of Africa: Oliver Mtukudzi, life is about defeating challenges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LaqR_t40GE Oliver Mtukudzi popularly also known as “Tuku” was a Zimbabwean singer-songwriter, businessman, philanthropist, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. With over 60 albums to his name,...

Faces of Africa – Ska Moteane: Chef from the Mountain Kingdom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBbZdkcCyn0 Ska Mirriam Moteane was born in Thaba Tseka Lesotho. She’s an award winning Mosotho chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur in the Southern African mountain...

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China donates 800,000 USD in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe

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  Chinese government has donated 800,000 U.S. dollars in cash as emergency humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe to help the country with its disaster relief efforts,...

China sends new envoy to Kenya, commits to deepen bilateral relations

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The Permanent representative of China to the United Nations Environment Programme and UN-Habitat Wu Peng is set to assume office as the new Chinese...

About 60 people killed following attack in Mali

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Gunmen killed about 60 people in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region...

Burundi makes history qualifying for its first ever AFCON tournament

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Burundi made history by qualifying for its first Africa Cup of Nations tournament following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in Bujumbura. The hosts came into...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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

  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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