Africa in the ‘Made in Russia’ Era

Squeezed between the United States and European Union sanctions, Russia has been exploring effective ways to increase exports of its industrial products under "Made-in-Russia" program to traditional markets in Latin America, Asia and Africa. The primary strategic goal is to secure Russia's economic interests abroad while at the same time support Russian industries in raising revenue...

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Africa in the ‘Made in Russia’ Era

Russia has to open its market for Africa

East Africans to Discuss the Future of the Region

The 16th IREN Eastern Africa Media Forum

Wind of Change in Africa: Which Way for Africa?

Constructive dialogue among all stakeholders – authorities, opposition, media and civil so...

How to Make Democracy Work for Africa

We can no longer hide under the excuses of being victims or pawns in the world order.

Why Africa Needs More Think Tanks

These are institutions at the center of planning and forecasting for the future, legislati...

Uniting the African Family

African businessmen should organise themselves with their counterparts in the diaspora to...

Microenterprise Graduation Leads to Higher Incomes, Food Security and Consumption

New research shows innovative microenterprise graduation program leads to higher consumpti...

What Next After Raila’s Swearing In?

Kenyatta should keep an eye on Raila’s next move.

Ramaphosa's Agenda For South Africa

Now is the time for all of us to work together, in honour of Nelson Mandela, to build a ne...

Why We Love Marcus Garvey

Our leaders are all Marcus Garvey hated

Tsvangirai Passes On as Ethiopia's PM Resigns

He was active in opposition politics until his death.

South Africa and Zimbabwe: Party Discipline Rises to the Occasion

The ANC was more concerned with the unpopularity ratings

Jacob Zuma Should Be Thanked For Resigning

The country now has a golden opportunity to start anew.

Jacob Zuma Bows to Pressure

It is Africa’s hope that the rainbow nation will navigate this tumultuous challenge soberl...

Somalia's Youth Need Hope

Majority of Somali youth today want to leave the country to look for greener pastures, get...

Editorial
Jacob Zuma Bows to Pressure

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party’s demand that President Jacob Zuma resigns as head of state brings to the close a chaotic political week in South Africa, in which frant...

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Wind of Change in Africa: Which Way for Africa?

A wind of change is sweeping Africa. It started with Zimbabwe’s military asking President Robert Mugabe to resign. Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, recently resigned followin...

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Africa Must Be treated With Dignity

The condemning of US President Donald Trump's reference to African nations as "shitholes" by the African Union, a group representing the continent...

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Africa Wishes Liberia’s President Elect George Wea...

Footballer-turned-politician George Weah takes the leadership of Liberia as the country’s president after winning the December 26 runoff with 61.5 per...

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Kenya Should Reclaim its Glory

The chairperson of the African Union Commission has decried the unrest in South Sudan, Libya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic,...

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Africa’s Diplomatic Spat With Brussels and Washing...

The Democratic Republic of Congo has ordered Belgium to close a consulate and cut flights by Brussels Airlines, as the relations between Belgium and i...

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Letters to Editor
Domestic Violence Should Be Discouraged

The rising trend of domestic conflicts that have seen family members kill each other in Kenya is worrying. This January, two women,  Becky and Njambi faced death in the hands of their intima...

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Jacob Zuma Should Be Thanked For Resigning

President Zuma's resignation is an acknowledgement that public power is to be exercised on behalf of and in service to the people of South Africa, rather than for the self-service of the...

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Day Broadcas...

The entire national day broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) on the occasion of Nigeria’s 57th independence is quite disappointing in all ram...

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An Independent AU ECOSOCC Secretariat Needed

Rather than state that the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU ECOSOCC) has failed in its mandate since 2004, this version is true...

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We Denounce the Coup Against President Robert Muga...

If indeed President Robert Mugabe has tendered a letter of resignation as the Speaker of the Zimbabwe House of Assembly claims, then let us be honest...

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Perspectives
Africa in the ‘Made in Russia’ Era

Squeezed between the United States and European Union sanctions, Russia has been exploring effective ways to increase exports of its industrial products under "Made-in-Russia" program to tra...

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The African Value Chain: Harnessing Local Talent a...

When those in the West thought of Africa, all they conjured up were images of conflicts, epidemics and despots. While we still have reports of conflic...

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Uniting the African Family

Let us all unite and celebrate together The victories won for our liberation. Let us dedicate ourselves to rise together To defend our libert...

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Why Africa Needs More Think Tanks

Delivered by Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, the 2017 Global Think Tank index is out. Looking at the footprint and atlas of think...

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How to Make Democracy Work for Africa

There is no question, that democracy and democratization are challenged everywhere, even in the oldest democracies, democracy is still a work-in-progr...

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Regions
America First But Not America Alone

Like all nations , America hopes for a future in which everyone can prosper, and every child can grow up free from violence, poverty, and fear. Over the past year, we have made extraordinary...

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East Africans to Discuss the Future of the Region

The 16th IREN Eastern Africa Media Forum Theme: The East Africa Scenarios Date:  March 21 – 24, 2018 Young nations that comprise the East African Community are facing Statecraft ni...

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Africa and Europe: Shared Future

Africa and Europe share a past – and we share a future. Strengthening our partnership will help us to address mutual concerns and challenges. What...

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The 5th AU-EU Summit Final Declaration

Investing in Youth for Accelerated Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development We, the Heads of State and Government of Member States of the Afric...

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2018: The Year of Implementing China’s 19th CPC Na...

It is only natural that hard work pays off, and it brings changes for the better every day. In 2017, we held the 19th National Congress of the Communi...

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