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Bob Collymore, CEO Of Telecoms Giant Safricom, Passes On

Kenya’s biggest telecoms company Safaricom Plc said on Monday its Chief Executive Officer Robert William Collymore had died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer.“It is with...
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Court Stops Construction Of Kenya’s Coal Power Plant – Here’s Why

Kenyan judges have stopped plans to construct the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tribunal ruled that the National Environment Management...
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Sudan’s Fragile Hope for Democracy

Sudanese civilians risk their lives everyday protesting and campaigning for democracy but they face several obstacles, including street closures and no Internet access.However, the prospect for democracy remains...
Accra Ghana

Opinion: Urban Resilience As A Crucial Factor Of Success In Accra

M. Adjei Sowah, Mayor of AccraBy M. Adjei Sowah, Mayor of Accra. Mayor Sowah was recently named one of Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential People...
Asmara, Eritrea

Patriotism versus Hope: Eritreans Wrestle with Leaving Home or Remaining

Most media narratives about Eritrea suggest an endless stream of young people fleeing the country, who couldn’t wait to escape. But the reality is far different and more nuanced—both when it comes...

With The Continental Free Trade Area, We Are Creating Our Own Future

Moscow — allAfrica sat down with Ambassador Albert M. Muchanga, African Union Commissioner for the Department of Trade and Industry, while at the Afreximbank meetings in Russia. Muchanga speaks on the progress of the...
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Interview With Dr. Mehari: Performance Of The African Union

https://youtu.be/0AXf8eod7VE The African Union and African PoliticsMehari Taddele Maru is a graduate of world class universities: Harvard and Oxford; and a former fellow of very prestigious...
Corruption In Africa

Corruption In Africa – The Crisis Of Our Time?

How do I tell a story and contribute to curb one of the worst crimes perpetuated on humanity which causes billions of dollars that could have been used for development to be...
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Global Peace Index Shows Africa’s Peace Remains Fragile

South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela, once described peace as "more than just the absence of war" but the prosperity of the peoples on the continent. More than fifteen years since...
DRC

DRC Is Ready To Join East African Community

The Democratic Republic of Congo has formally applied for admission to the six-member East African Community (EAC).The vast natural resource-rich central African country is seeking to join the regional bloc after various behind-the-scenes rapprochements.Congolese...
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June 12 Is Now Democracy Day in Nigeria-Why It Matters

Democracy Day in Nigeria is being celebrated on the 12th of June this year. This is the first time the day has been marked on this date. And the change carries heavy...

South Africa Signs Oil Search Deal With South Sudan

The South African government signed an oil production agreement with South Sudan, signalling intent to pump money into Juba’s nascent petroleum industry that has almost stalled over conflict.The deal known as the Exploration and...
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