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The African Union’s (un)official statement on the US elections

The United States has never been shy to pass judgment on African elections. What does it look like when Africa passes judgment on America’s chaotic vote?

Meet the founder of Accra’s one-woman library

Sylvia Arthur founded the Library for Africa and the African Diaspora to house her collection and share it with other readers

Reproducing Festac ’77: A secret among a family of millions

An interview with Chimurenga founder Ntone Edjabe about his latest project

In defence of chicken soup

What happens when cultural traditions conflict with the ethical imperative to give up meat?

Africa’s Miss Chinese Cosmos Pageant

The Chinese diaspora in Africa is getting its first shot at a global pageant crown for China.

Zim diaspora rejects olive-branch bonds

Zimbabweans living abroad not likely to take up Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa's offer to float bonds in order to help the government raise cash.

Billions in African diaspora savings could bolster growth

African diaspora savings, at US$53-billion every year, exceed annual remittances to the continent and could aid development, if tapped into.

Zimbabwe diaspora watches elections from afar

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission says it can't conduct a postal vote for Zimbabweans living in other countries.

Flying Air Zimbabwe

A trip from London to Harare brings the diaspora home -- and back to earth.

Zimbabwe hosts first diaspora conference

Zimbabwe will host its first ever diaspora conference in the resort town of Victoria Falls later this month.

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SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date

The former president’s lawyers asked last week that he be excused from appearing in person, although no such arrangements were made for his snubbing of the Zondo commission

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