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Academics weigh in on whether a common African policy on China...

On Thursday, a number of experts on Africa-China relations from civil society organisations and think-tanks met at the University of Witwatersrand to...

Kenya rushes to contain cholera outbreak

On Monday Kenya’s ministry of health launched a 21-day plan to contain an outbreak of cholera in Nairobi. More than 336 cases of cholera...

Kenyan authorities are cracking down on social media ahead of elections

Ahead of the general election on August 8, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) announced on Monday that it would hold the administrators of...

China’s plan to strengthen peace and security in Africa

China will hold an open debate on enhancing Africa's capacity in peace and security at the United Nations (UN) on July 19....

The top five issues Kenyan youth want addressed now

Acording to statistics from thinktank youthpolicy.org, 75% of the Kenyan population is below 30 years old. They are considered the future of the country,...

Mutual benefits or exploitation: the China-South Africa relationship is complicated

South Africa has been a key beneficiary and partner of China's expansion into the African continent. In the second in a series...

Trade, Tourism and Education: China’s impact on South Africa is growing

Over the past decade, South Africa has continued to strengthen its ties with the People's Republic of China. The country could stand...

Danish minister says giving Africans birth control will limit migration to...

It wasn’t enough that French President Macron believes Africa is a country, now a Danish minister believes contraceptives are the cure for Africa’s migration...

China just opened up its first overseas military base and it’s...

On July 11, reports began to emerge of Chinese troops beginning to ship out from the Chinese port city of Zhanjiang to begin occupation...

Macron is no progressive when it comes to Africa

La France et l’Afrique: the issues persist

The Other Universals Project: exploring the body as a source of...

The Other Universals Project aims to bring together scholars from all over the world to interrogate the question of oppression and discrimination by focusing on the views...

Listening to the voices of the oppressed: lessons from India and...

The Other Universals Project aims to bring together scholars from all over the world to interrogate the question of oppression and discrimination by focusing on...

Gambian high school robotic team granted US visa at long last

Five teenagers will head over to The Gambia in mid-July for festival.

Malawi: seven children die in stampede during independence celebrations

Local media says that stampede occurred when people rushed to gain access to the stadium.

Med students at University of Zimbabwe evicted for protesting 100% fee...

Hundreds of protesting medical students brought the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) to a standstill last week as they demonstrated against a fee hike that...

Those who are against decolonisation are white supremacists

We are living in a society that is deeply divided on racial issues, decolonisation being one of them. The reality of the decolonisation debate,...

Africa Votes: these are the elections to look out for on...

With no less than five national elections taking place this year, 2017 is going to be an important one for electoral politics in Africa....

Kenya’s Save Lamu and deCOALonize campaign powers climate change resistance

Stemming from the latest conflicts around South Africa's pending nuclear power expansion programme, said to be one of the largest government tenders in post-Apartheid...

Where do African states stand on the Qatar-Gulf Crisis?

The ongoing Qatar-Gulf crisis has been described by many as a significant world event that could have a long-lasting impact on geopolitics in the...

Dear Mmusi, getting kicked out of Zambia does not make you...

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane was refused entry into Zambia last week and came across as a hero for trying to support issues...
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