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Talk Africa: Child marriage

Marriage before the age of 18 is a violation of human rights, that’s according to the United Nations Convention of the rights of the...

Talk Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019

Africa’s biggest football extravaganza kicked off on June 21st in Egypt, and 24 teams are battling it out to be named Champions of Africa. Thousands...

Talk Africa: East Africa Ebola alert

The Centre for Disease Control classifies Ebola as one of the deadliest viruses known to man. The largest reported epidemic occurred between 2014 and 2016...

Talk Africa: Education and employment in Africa

Africa has the world’s largest population of young people and the highest rate of youth unemployment globally. Currently 60% of the unemployed on the...

Talk Africa: Tanzania’s Plastic bags ban

Tanzania has begun implementing a nation-wide ban on the use of plastic bags. The ban comes into force this week, with the Plastic Carrier Bags Regulation...

Talk Africa: South Africa decides

South Africans went to the polls on May 8 in an election that analysts dubbed "the most pivotal since the country's dawn of democracy."...

Talk Africa: Belt and Road Initiative in Africa

The Second Belt and Road Forum has just concluded in Beijing and it brought together leaders from around the world to exchange ideas on...

Talk Africa:A walk through Lamu

The Lamu archipelago lies off Kenya's north-eastern coast and was one of the first landing and trading points in Africa for among others: The...

Talk Africa: E-Commerce in Africa

Jumia Technologies, one of the largest e-commerce companies operating in Africa, has listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In doing so, it has...

Talk Africa: Youth and Migration in Africa

Migration has always been a part of human history, but the issue of African migrants is one that has been both controversial and misunderstood. Contrary...
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