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Many Africa ‘experts’ still don’t get the need for African voices and perspectives

Thirteen years after Binyavanga Wainaina’s satirical essay, many 'experts' on Africa continue to fail to comprehend the need for African voices

Somaliland gets the red carpet

The self-governing territory’s president received a head of state’s welcome in Guinea, much to Somalia’s fury

Guinea’s Condé eyes third term

Even as Algeria and Sudan have rid themselves of their long-standing leaders, Guinea may be about to create a new president-for-life

African Investment Forum has 306 pipelined projects worth $208-billion

Investors discussed 60 projects and deals worth $40-billion with the aim of fast-tracking closure and removing policy and regulatory constraints

Dodgy mine mogul’s new Zim play

Andrew Groves, with his history of suspect African mining deals, is back on the block, boasting of his links with the new president

UN: Libya slave auctions may be crime against humanity

CNN aired footage last week of an apparent live auction in Libya where black men were presented as farmhands and sold off for as little as $400.

Guinea ready to help fight Boko Haram

Guinean President Alpha Condé has said his country is ready to aid its West African neighbours in the regional fight against the Islamist militants.

SA politicians and spies named in Guinea ‘mines-for-votes’ rumpus

A London court is hearing lurid claims of bribery involving the West African country’s 2010 poll.

Guinea government resigns

Guinea's Cabinet and prime minister have resigned as part of a transition to a new government after elections.

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Eastern Cape fails tracing and testing

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

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