Thursday, July 19, 2018

Mandela: 100 Years Undefeated

He wrote history as a philanthropist, a president and a revolutionary. With an unwavering dedication to peace and equality, he lives on as an...

African Creators Wanted for Short-form Comedy Projects

The leader in children’s animation in South Africa, Cartoon Network, invites African creators to submit their short-form comedy project in the first ever Cartoon...
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The War Is Over! Eritrea and Ethiopia Have Made Peace

This week Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed visited neighbouring Eritrea, to be greeted by President Isaias Afwerki. The vast crowds that thronged the normally...
The rugged landscape of Tigray, Ethiopia’s most northern region

Ethiopia to Return Land in Bid for Peace with Eritrea

The utterly inconsequential-looking Ethiopian border town of Badme is where war broke out in 1998 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, lasting two years and devastating...
zimbabwe elections

Whose Confidence Counts in the Zimbabwe Elections?

Last month, Zimbabwean Permanent Secretary for Information Media and Broadcasting Services George Charamba told the press that Zimbabwe's upcoming July 30 elections are “an instrument of...
nigerian herdsmen

UN Chief Calls for End to Deadly Clashes Between African Herders and Farmers

More than 80 people in central Nigeria were killed in land disputes between the two sides this week. However, this has been a long-standing...
climate change

Creating Climate Change Solutions

It's difficult as an individual, a group or a nation to know how to act when faced with climate change problems. As with other...

Burundi Court Validates Vote to Extend President’s Tenure

Burundi's constitutional court has upheld the results of the May 17 referendum showing most voters supported constitutional changes that could allow the president to...
congo forest

Faith Leaders, Pygmies Join Forces in Fight for DRC Forest

Religious groups and delegates of the Pygmy people indigenous to the Democratic Republic of Congo have met to push forward with a campaign to...
kenyan activists

Hundreds of Kenyan Activists March Against Corruption

Carrying signs saying "Kenya is bleeding" and "Stop These Thieves," hundreds of people marched on Thursday in Nairobi to protest against widespread corruption and...

New Cases of Ebola Prompt Vaccinations in Congo

Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some...
land reform

“Land Reform” Distracts From Poverty Alleviation in South Africa

Much of the current conversation in South Africa around black poverty links it to the disproportionate white ownership of the commercial agricultural sector. Simply...

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