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Reporter’s Diary: The ‘new education’?

Lego scattered on every child's desk, a laminated step-by-step guide to building a model, two teachers ready to help whoever may need. That's what this...

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...

Reporter’s Diary: Kenya’s political landscape

Thursday, Kenya's political uncertainty was apparent as election day saw low voter turnouts in certain polling stations, and protests across parts of the country....

Reporter’s Diary: U.N. Environment Assembly

In such uncertain times for the global climate, the United Nations Environment Assembly 2017 (U.N.) provided a platform for those concerned with the future...

Reporter’s Diary: The true price of gold

For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still - or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began...

Recent

Human rights abuses widespread in South Sudan – UN report

3 hours ago
Despite a fragile peace agreement signed more than five months ago, a United Nations report concludes many violations, including rape and sexual violence continue...

Egypt executes nine men over killing of public prosecutor

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Egyptian authorities have executed nine men convicted of the 2015 killing of the country’s chief prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, a prison source and a lawyer...

Kenya on a mission to track down student loan defaulters

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The Kenya Ministry of Education has put education loan defaulters on the spot. Through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), authorities seek to recover...

China supports Tanzania’s trial of ivory smuggler

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China on Wednesday voiced support for Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese businesswoman to 15 years in prison for smuggling elephant tusks. According to media reports,...

Opinion

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

1 month ago
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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