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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...
peace in africa

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...
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...

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...
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...
Russia in Africa

Russia In Africa: Can It Offer An Alternative To The US And China?

Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the 19th Century. In 1869, for instance, the Russians gave Ethiopia...
Waving flag of Zimbabwe.

A Tribute To Zimbabwean Liberation Hero Dumiso Dabengwa

A fitting way to pay tribute to Zimbabwean liberation war hero Dumiso “DD” Dabengwa, who has died aged 79, is to depict a snapshot history of the late 1970s and the 1980s...
Ghana -Ethiopia Airlines

Ghana And Ethiopian Airlines To Create National Ghana Airlines

Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, and the government of Ghana have signed a strategic partnership agreement to set up a new national carrier in Accra, Ghana. Ethiopian and the Ghanaian government signed a Memorandum...
Peter Mutharika

Mutharika Narrowly Re-elected Malawi President – Commission

BLANTYRE - President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected as the president of Malawi, according to the Malawi Electoral Commission.Mutharika, who heads the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), fought off a strong challenge from...
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