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Talk Africa: The global compact for migration

It is estimated that there are at least 258 million migrants globally. This number is projected to increase in coming years, with the drivers...

Talk Africa: Trophy Hunting in Africa

Trophy hunting is a big business globally and remains as an ongoing controversy. While supporters argue the money helps with the conservation efforts, opponents believe...

Talk Africa: A Conversation with Narendra Raval

It is said that “you need money to make money.” For many, especially those born into rich families, this is true. But this wasn’t...

Talk Africa: Peacekeeping in Africa

The United Nations Security Council held an open debate this week on strengthening peace and security operations in Africa. Under China’s presidency this month, the...

Talk Africa: China’s Presidency at the UNSC

This month is China’s turn to lead the United Nations Security Council. The rotational presidency is an opportunity to set the global agenda on...

Talk Africa: China Open for Business

As the world’s second-largest economy, China is now looking to further open up its markets to the world's economies– particularly African countries. Imports to China...

Talk Africa: Good governance in Africa  

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation released the 2018 Ibrahim Index of Africa Governance (IIAG) report this week. Over the last decade, Overall Governance has on average...

#TALKAFRICA: Zimbabwe Economic Crisis

Zimbabwe is grappling with the worst economic crisis in a decade. The road to economic recovery appears to be “long and bumpy” as yet...

Talk Africa:Mobile money security

Sub-Saharan Africa is the epicenter of mobile money, which allows users to store, send, and receive money using nothing more than their mobile phones....

Talk Africa: UN in a changing world

The curtain has just fallen on the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. As world leaders tried to tackle some of the most pressing issues...

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Sierra Leone’s doctors end nationwide strike

3 hours ago
Doctors in Sierra Leone have ended a 13-day strike pushing for better pay and working conditions that had paralyzed the country’s hospitals. The health ministry...

Kenya allocates $50.7M to promote balanced economic growth

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Kenya has allocated 5.2 billion Kenya shillings (about $50.7 million) to promote balanced economic growth in the current financial year, officials said on Tuesday. The...

FIFA bans former Gambia football head for corruption

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World football governing body FIFA has banned former president of the Gambia Football Federation Seedy Kinteh from all football activities for four years. This after...

IMF approves Morocco’s $2.97B precautionary loan

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $2.97 billion precautionary and liquidity line (PLL) facility to help Morocco ward off external economic shocks. The...

Opinion

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

1 month 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 month 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

1 month 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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