Teen mothers in Kenya become powerful advocates for change
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Teen mothers in Kenya become powerful advocates for change

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Douglas Waudo KILIFI, Kenya – Purity Bahati was only 15 when she started dating her boyfriend, a 28-year-old man.…

Zuma’s critics within the ANC are vocal. But will they act?
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Zuma’s critics within the ANC are vocal. But will they act?

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Roger Southall There is a lot of brave talk about standing up to President Jacob Zuma after the dismissal of…

Why Malawi’s case against the Tanzanian eight is a travesty of justice
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Why Malawi’s case against the Tanzanian eight is a travesty of justice

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By David Fig The trial of eight Tanzanians is set to resume in the magistrate’s court of Mzuzu, a town…

Five invasive pests cost African economy $1 billion every year
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Five invasive pests cost African economy $1 billion every year

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

New research by CABI reveals that just five invasive alien species are causing US$0.9 – 1.1 billion in economic losses…

The long shadow of the De Klerk regime
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The long shadow of the De Klerk regime

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Oupa Lehulere FREDERICK de Klerk succeeded in shaping post-apartheid South Africa in deep and fundamental ways. Every policy he spelt…

Malawi’s electoral reform plans way overdue
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Malawi’s electoral reform plans way overdue

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Jimmy Kainja LILONGWE - Malawi is set for a major overhaul of its winner-takes-all electoral system with far-reaching implications…

Africa needs to ‘beef up’ its act on food security
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Africa needs to ‘beef up’ its act on food security

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa CAPE TOWN - Africa’s food security continues to be under threat if experts’ findings prove to be…

African Challenges to African Development
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African Challenges to African Development

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Ehiedu Iweriebor NEW YORK - The parlous story of African economic and social development since independence best expressed in the…

We could stop tonnes of food losses by scaling these African-made low-tech cooling units
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We could stop tonnes of food losses by scaling these African-made low-tech cooling units

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Abdi Latif Dahir “How long is the shelf life for your fruits since you guys don’t have electricity or…

Looking skyward: Africa steps up efforts to tap space technology
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Looking skyward: Africa steps up efforts to tap space technology

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By  Sifelani Tsiko AFRICA needs to take practical steps to adopt space technology for earth observation, telecommunications and advancing space…

Africa must look within
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Africa must look within

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

Port Louis– Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Monday said reliance by some African countries on former colonial masters threatened the…

Road development one of Namibia’s major accomplishments
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Road development one of Namibia’s major accomplishments

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Dr Moses Amweelo NAMIBIA has made major strides in infrastructure development since gaining independence in March 1990. In 2015, the…

Has Africa’s time arrived? …why the African Economic Forum was long overdue
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Has Africa’s time arrived? …why the African Economic Forum was long overdue

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire If Chinua Achebe, (that Godfather of African literature) had been alive today, he would surely have…

ANC ponders policy, leadership
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ANC ponders policy, leadership

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - The ruling African National Congress, facing a myriad challenges from socio-economic pressures to questions about…

Digitisation to open windows of opportunity for Zimbabwean youths
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Digitisation to open windows of opportunity for Zimbabwean youths

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Charity Ruzvidzo YOUTHS are poised to derive the wide-ranging benefits of the digitisation programme currently underway in the country,…

Knowledge economy appeals to youth
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Knowledge economy appeals to youth

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Jacob Kushner SOMEWHERE between the equator and the Kenyan town of Nanyuki, five students sit inside a classroom watching…

African governments versus social media: Why the uneasy relationship?
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African governments versus social media: Why the uneasy relationship?

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Charlotte Cross MANY Kenyan social media users are worried that the government will shut down the internet during August’s…

Improving conditions for people and businesses in Africa’s cities is key to growth
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Improving conditions for people and businesses in Africa’s cities is key to growth

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

AFRICA's cities are growing in population – adding the size of another Nigeria to cities by 2025 – so have…

How flying donkeys will boost trade in Africa
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How flying donkeys will boost trade in Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Hassan Houry IN the past, the world was clearly split into developing and developed countries – with the latter boasting…

Powering Africa’s future
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Powering Africa’s future

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Alpha Conde WHEN G20 leaders meet later this year in Hamburg, investment in Africa’s future will be high on their…