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Faces of Africa – Planet Ocean

“As humans, we sometimes forget that we come from water, that it’s not a foreign space. As we become forgetful, we lose a connection...

Faces of Africa – Compassion Without Borders (Episode 3): Angels In...

Algeria faces Europe across the Mediterranean Sea. It’s the largest country in Africa. Algeria won its independence in 1962, and the following year China sent...

Faces of Africa – Compassion Without Borders ( Episode 2):...

In early 2014, the world was shocked by the news of an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. More than 20,000 people were reportedly infected with...

Faces of Africa – Compassion Without Borders ( Episode 1): ...

Over the past half century, the number of Chinese medical workers has grown from 13 to more than 20,000. Fifty years after the first batch...

Faces of Africa: Ken Saro-Wiwa: All For My People

Ken Saro-Wiwa was born on 10th October 1941 and died on 10th November 1995. He was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and...

Faces of Africa – Loux the Vintage Guru

Introducing the Afro-Dandy movement:  Elegant, sophisticated, stylish and with a classical swagger. Sartorial artistry in colour, pattern, style and attention to detail are the hallmarks...

Faces of Africa – Be My Eyes, Part 2

WHO reports that an estimate of 36 million people are blind and 217 million have moderate to severe vision impairment globally. Cataracts are attributed...

Faces of Africa – Be My Eyes, Part 1

According to World Health Organization, at least 235 million people live with vision impairment. Also, uncorrected refractive errors and unoperated cataract are the top...

Faces of Africa – Horse Racing For Unity, Part Two

Riddled with holiday goers all year round, this weekend however, the bustling city of Port Louis, Mauritius is hosting a very important event in...

Faces of Africa – Horse Racing For Unity, Part One

Tucked on the eastern most tip of the African continent, Mauritius is an Island nation known for its pristine white sandy beaches that overlook...

Recent

Over 1.3 million children in Sahel region suffer from acute malnutrition – UNICEF

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More than 1.3 million children aged less than five years suffer from acute malnutrition across six countries in Africa’s Sahel region, the United Nations...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May appoints new Brexit Secretary

10 hours ago
The UK’s junior health minister Stephen Barclay was on Friday appointed as the new Brexit Secretary as Prime Minister Theresa May sought to fill...

Two former presidents set to face off in Madagascar’s run-off vote

11 hours ago
Two of Madagascar’s former presidents are set to face off in a run-off election in December after failing to win an outright majority in...

Algeria shelves subsidy reforms before presidential elections

12 hours ago
Algeria is backtracking on some economic reforms such as cutting costly subsidies as the country wants to minimize the risk of protests before presidential...

Opinion

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

1 week 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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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