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Talk Africa:Africa in 2019

With at least a dozen national elections scheduled for 2019, steady economic growth estimated at 4.1% and bustling investment and  infrastructure projects spread across...

Talk Africa: Chinese Foreign Minister visits Africa

Chinese State Councilor & Foreign Minister Wang Yi this week embarked on a 5-day visit of Africa. Covering Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Gambia and Senegal,...

Talk Africa in 2018

2018 has been a year of mixed fortunes for Africa and the world. Marked by both achievements and challenges, the year witnessed rising resistance...

Talk Africa: 40 years of development in China  

This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up. Over this time the country has transformed itself from a largely agricultural...

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...

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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...

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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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