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The men in Blue Helmets in Africa. Who are they?

China’s growing presence and influence in international politics is particularly evident in Africa, but while this relationship has previously been predominantly economic China’s role...

Talk Africa: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

The Multi-million dollar Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam is Africa's biggest hydro-project and the world's ninth largest. The dam is being constructed on the River Nile. A...

TALK AFRICA: Al-Shabaab’s Resilient Insurgency

Somalia has made major strides in the battle against Al Shabaab. AMISOM troops have steadily forced them out of major urban areas and the...

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: Fighting Africa’s famine

The UN renewed its call to donors for more funds saying it has only received 21 per cent of the USD4.4 billion needed to...

Talk Africa: Maternal and Newborn Health

Thanks to advancements in modern science and medicine, maternal and child health continues to improve and related mortalities are on the decline. But in sub-Saharan...

Talk Africa: Trends of de-globalization and protectionism

“The trends of de-globalization and protectionism are on the rise, but we must remain confident that the difficulties will be overcome” Chinese Premier Li...

Talk Africa: Kenya elections 2017 (Part one)

Kenya goes to the elections this week. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta will be up against former Prime Minister and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga. The...

#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: Africa’s Progress in Holding Democratic Elections

African countries have had different practice of democratic elections with at least 35 nations having free and fair elections while the others fall short....
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