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LiberiaDecides: Liberia’s milestones thus far

Liberia is Africa’s oldest republic but only became known to the rest of the world in the 1990s following the long-running civil wars which...

Africa takes pride in her first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf may have only seven more months in power, but her mark in Africa’s history will forever remain. She made history...

Mauritius: The Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site

The Mauritan capital of Port Louis is home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tell a rich history of the island,...

#LiberiaDecides: Ex-combatants hope for reintegration as country holds poll

Liberians will be heading into a historic, crucial and defining moment as they cast their ballot on Tuesday 10th October. Watching as supporters from different...

Sirleaf ends 12 year reign. What legacy does she leave behind?

Liberia, Africa’s oldest republic, has a new president. Former football star George Weah was sworn in to the presidency on Monday 22 January 2018, taking...

Senegal’s surf schools: Making waves along the peninsula

If you stand along Dakar’s coastline and gaze past the Mosque of la Divinite, the rolling waves of the Atlantic are rarely a solitary...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in Italy

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived at Italy’s Fiumicino Airport for an official state visit. This comes after Xi hailed an era of “global...

On International Day of Forests, what is the future of Kenya’s Mau Forest?

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When observing an aerial image of Mau Forest, located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, the various shades of green are striking. From the thick, dark...

Kenya Red Cross appeals for $8.2 million to help drought victims

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The Kenya Red Cross on Thursday appealed for Sh824,554,720 (about $8.2 million) in funds to help provide humanitarian assistance to 1.1 million people it...

Zambia bans ‘Viagra’ energy drink

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Authorities in Zambia have banned an energy drink after laboratory results showed that it contained the active ingredient of the anti-impotence drug Viagra. SX Energy...

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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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