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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: Burundi Presidential Problems

After weeks of protest against Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for another term as president, military officials took advantage of his absence this week and attempted...

Paul Kagame: Is he Africa’s most visionary leader?

Tony Blair called him “a visionary leader” and according to Bill Clinton he’s “one of the greatest leaders of our time”: Paul Kagame has...

Is South Africa really the “Rainbow” Nation?

In the wake of xenophobic attacks Is South Africa really the "Rainbow"? This is the question most are asking following the xenophobic attacks in South...

Talk Africa – Chibok girls, one year on.

There is still no word on the location or wellbeing of the girls, and as citizens around the world gathered to honour them, many...

Talk Africa: After Garissa Attack

As the country is once again forced to band together in mourning, Kenyans have again raised their concerns over how security threats are being...

Talk Africa: The Youth Factor in Nigerian Elections

Nigeria's youth vote is likely to have a huge influence on this year's election. Almost one-fifth of the voters made their mark for the...

Talk Africa: Africa in 2014

A year in review: Talk Africa focuses on key events that made headlines in 2014 and what lies ahead for Africa in 2015. Join...

Africa Rising

We hear a lot these days about “Africa Rising” – and with good reason. The region is growing at a record rate, with six...

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...

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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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