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Talk Africa: Africa at UNGA Part 1

10 African leaders addressed the 72nd regular session of the UN General Assembly  (UNGA) held in New York this September. On the agenda were many...

Talk Africa: Africa ICC exit

After African heads of state failed to elect a new head of the African Union Commission in July, the race finally seems to be...

TALK AFRICA: Kenya’s new railway

This week on Talk Africa! The SGR is the biggest infrastructure project in Kenya since independence in 1963, and now it is fully operational. The...

TALK AFRICA: Change of guard at SADC

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe handed over the chairmanship of the 15-member Southern African Development Community to Botswana’s Ian Khama last week at the 35th...

Talk Africa: United Nations Environment Assembly

"Unless our environment is protected by all, there can be no lasting prosperity "– that was the major message presented by global environmental leaders...

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: 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...

Talk Africa: 2016 – The year for human rights, with a...

2016: The year for human rights, with a particular focus on women. That is the theme of the 26th African Union summit. And as leaders...

Talk Africa: Is a border-less Africa a good or a bad...

A border-less Africa may no longer be just a pipe dream. According to the African Union’s 2063 Agenda, there will be a single African Union...

Talk Africa: Focus on FOCAC

Leaders from Africa and China will descend on Johannesburg for the 6th Forum on China-Africa Co-operation. Since the first conference in 2000, the partnership between ...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

Opinion

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

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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