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Do not be agents of scandalizing the African continent, Kapijimpanga tells African Students


Zambian High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga

Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga has called on students from Africa not to be agents of scandalizing the continent.

Mrs Kapijimpanga said it will be the last time she will officiate at any function where students cannot speak progress about Africa.

She said African students should remember that Africa will always remain their home and must strive to be ambassadors of change.

Presenting a lecture on governance to Africans at Galgotias University in Greater Noida, in India, Mrs Kapijimpanga stressed that Zambians are working hard to promote good governance.

Mrs Kapijimpanga said students should strive to make the change they want to see.

She said young people should not wait for political leadership positions to…

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OPINION: Digital colonialism on the African continent


In this article, three writers – Silas L Marker, Mads Vestergaard and Vincent F Hendricks – from the Centre for Information and Bubble Studies (CIBS) at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark explore what the digital age is poised to inflict on Africa if Africa fails to wake up, especially if African statisticians fail to bring this matter to the attention of politicians. On our part as African statisticians, through the Libreville resolution on data revolution, we raised this matter with our policymakers and will continue to do so. Pali Lehohla invited the CIBS in his column to discuss what the implications of the digital age are for Africa.

JOHANNESBURG – Earlier colonialists came by boats to “the new world” and expanded their empires by building railroads, farms and infrastructure….

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Digital colonialism on the African continent



On our part as African statisticians, through the Libreville resolution on data revolution, we raised this matter with our policy makers and will continue to …
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“A good move for the development of IP on the African continent” – ARIPO, OAPI and WIPO pledge more cooperation


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Turkey’s multidimensional African policy cements economic ties with continent


Following the end of the Cold War, the international system was replaced with a multipolar global order, and Turkey redefined its foreign policy as an active global actor accordingly.

Ever since, relations with Africa have constituted a significant part of Ankara’s multidimensional foreign policy. The intensified diplomatic efforts have been coupled with business diplomacy and bolstered Turkey’s economic ties with African countries. These strengthening economic relations have boosted trade volume threefold while increasing the number of projects undertaken by Turkish contractors.

In the past week, with contributions by the Trade Ministry and the African Union (AU), the 2nd Turkey-Africa Economy and Business Forum was held in Istanbul with the participation of President Recep Tayyip…

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Value your continent, Kagame tells African youth



President Kagame poses with African Union Youth Corps. The group has been in Rwanda for a two-week training on volunteerism which brought …
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