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Africans approve of China’s influence
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Africans approve of China’s influence

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE-CHINA’S popularity in Africa and influence in the continent is very strong, a report released by Afro barometer revealed this week. The report states that…

Without land, no dignity for Africans
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Without land, no dignity for Africans

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2016

By Joram Nyathi A RELATIVELY new Pan-Africanist political party calling itself Black First Land First (BLF) in South Africa is described in the media as obscure. But not…

Will the world’s largest single market transform Africa fortunes?
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Will the world’s largest single market transform Africa fortunes?

Staff Reporter - Sep 23, 2016

By Busani Bafana BULAWAYO - GETTING just a sliver of the global trade in goods and services worth more than US$70 trillion, Africans have every excuse to decide…

Time for Africans to Tell Their Own Stories in Their Own Languages
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Time for Africans to Tell Their Own Stories in Their Own Languages

Staff Reporter - Sep 09, 2016

By Tatenda Gwaambuka Africa should own its stories and not be content with telling them in the oppressor’s narrative voice. After the colonial era, history was appropriated by…

AU set to tackle migration crisis
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AU set to tackle migration crisis

Staff Reporter - Aug 15, 2016

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – The African Union (AU) is set to implement major initiatives aimed to address some of the structural causes of irregular migration, which has…

Are Africans and African Americans One People?
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Are Africans and African Americans One People?

Staff Reporter - Jul 08, 2016

By Tatenda Gwaambuka African Americans should learn about our wars of liberation as we should also learn about slavery so we appreciate that none of us had it…

Water, energy still a pipedream for many Africans
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Water, energy still a pipedream for many Africans

Staff Reporter - Jul 01, 2016

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa An opportunity for African governments to provide water, energy and other services to those in need and control speedy urbanisation to the continent’s cities could…

Honouring the Africans who endured slavery
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Honouring the Africans who endured slavery

Staff Reporter - Apr 04, 2016

By Cassandra Q. Butts Today, we pay tribute and honour the memory of the millions of women and men, girls and boys robbed of their fundamental freedoms…

We must open up Africa to Africans if we really want to boost growth
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We must open up Africa to Africans if we really want to boost growth

Staff Reporter - Mar 14, 2016

> Evans Wadongo The African Development Bank just launched the Africa Visa Openness Report 2016, and it highlights a huge problem: as Africans, we cannot move easily…

Timely rejuvenation of the African Peer Review Mechanism?
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Timely rejuvenation of the African Peer Review Mechanism?

Staff Reporter - Mar 08, 2016

Six years before the 2014 Burkina Faso uprising, the country’s African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) report identified “omnipresent weight and domination of the majority, which seems to…

First Africa Visa Openness Index  shows a closed-off continent
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First Africa Visa Openness Index shows a closed-off continent

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2016

> By Staff Reporter Windhoek - A 55 percent of the 54 African countries still impose severe visa requirements on fellow Africans who wish to visit or…

Conflict grows out of inequality and exclusion
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Conflict grows out of inequality and exclusion

Staff Reporter - Feb 17, 2016

> Carlos Lopes For a while Africans enthusiasm with the good economic performance of the continent has had a contagious lazy effect in many minds. It was…

An appeal for an African Republic of Namibia
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An appeal for an African Republic of Namibia

Staff Reporter - Jan 25, 2016

> By Lapitomhinda Hashingola NAMIBIA, officially the Republic of Namibia, has an estimated population of 2.1 million inhabitants. The cultural majority is made up of 94% Africans.…