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I am optimistic about Africa’s future

Bience Gawanas is the special adviser on Africa to the UN Secretary-General. She spoke to the Africa Renewal’s Zipporah Musau on her role and priorities for 2020 What would you say are the three biggest challenges facing Africa today? I would rather talk about the opportunities in Africa. I want …

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Sudan protesters hail landmark deal with generals

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday to celebrate a landmark deal between protest leaders and the country’s ruling generals aimed at turning the page on months of political unrest. The power-sharing deal, reached in the early hours after two days …

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Afreximbank shareholders to earn $69million

The bank’s assets grew 15% to $15 billion in 2018 Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Shareholders of Africa Import-Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to earn $69million as dividends following record growth in profits in 2018. Last year, shareholders earned $57.53million.  The decision was reached during the Annual General Meeting …

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African continental integration is long overdue  

COMMENT | Besi Ndereya | The 1960’s press clippings and portraits of African leaders still linger in the thoughts of many. Here was a generation of men standing at the precipice of an African renaissance. More often, each had courageously fought off the yoke of colonialism; liberating his people in the …

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