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China’s Africa Alliance

How China’s Africa Alliance is Shifting World Order

UNITED NATIONS, Jul 19 2019 (IPS) - When the United Nations General Assembly met in 2007 to vote on North Korea’s human rights record, only 10 of the 56 African countries voted with the...
young South Africans

Young South Africans Want To Farm

Persistent unemployment has become synonymous with the youth experience across South Africa. Youth unemployment rates are almost four times higher than the regional average – 62% of South Africans between 15 and...
Africa’s free trade area

Ghana Hopes To Benefit From Hosting Africa’s Free Trade Area Secretariat

Ghana has been chosen by the African Union (AU) to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area. It beat other competing countries including Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar and...
kakuma refugee camp

How A Pilot Project In Kenya Helps Refugees Go To University

Across the world, armed conflict, instability, drought and famine are driving more people from their homes for longer periods of time. On average, displacement lasts almost 20 years. This means that displaced...
Lessons From Rwanda

Liberation Starts With Women: Lessons From Rwanda

When one thinks of role model countries, one doesn’t typically look to the African continent. It isn’t only that protracted conflicts in places like Sudan, Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic...
Kenya coal plant

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...
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...

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...
nigeria

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...
African Union

African Union Renews Huawei Alliance After Allegations of Spying

WASHINGTON —  The accusations were explosive: For five years, the Chinese government had spied on communications at the African Union. Every night, data streamed from computers at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to...
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