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Talk Africa Interview with Malawi President Peter Mutharika

When President Peter Mutharika came to power in 2014, he inherited a country mired in the cash gate scandal, rising inflation, and the withdrawal...

Talk Africa: FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018

African and Chinese leaders converged in Beijing this week for the 3rd Heads of State Summit of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation. The...

Talk Africa: FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018

It is now 18 years since the inception of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation, also known as FOCAC, a platform designed to enhance...

Talk Africa: World mourns renowned diplomat Kofi Annan

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan died on Saturday in the Swiss city of Geneva. According to a statement released by his family, the...

Talk Africa: Zimbabwe’s new beginning     

Zimbabweans went to the polls on July 30th, the first time ever in 38 years without former long-serving president Robert Mugabe’s name on the...

Talk Africa:BRICS in the golden decade

BRICS countries have now entered the golden decade. That’s according to Chinese president Xi Jinping, at the just concluded 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Within...

Talk Africa: 10th BRICS Summit

Leaders from the world's biggest emerging markets are in Johannesburg this week, for the 10th BRICS annual summit. Top on their agendas are issues of...

Talk Africa: Africa scaling the value chain

When it comes to natural resources, Africa is far from lacking. The continent produces about 40% of the world’s gold, supplies 12% of its oil...

Talk Africa:Tackling Africa’s budget deficit

On June 14th the finance ministers of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda all presented their country's 2018/2019 budgets. These were their largest ever budgets,...

Talk Africa: Africa’s fight against corruption

"Leap towards concrete action!"…in the fight against corruption. That was the call by African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat at the just concluded...

Recent

Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

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A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which...

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

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A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came under attack in southern Somalia, the...

Tanzania ferry disaster:Captain arrested as death toll rises to over 200

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The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the...

Cameroon’s Presidential election campaign kicks off

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Campaigns for Cameroon’s October 7 presidential election have officially begun. Opposition parties have failed to agree on a single candidate to face incumbent President...

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