Peter Mutharika

Mutharika Narrowly Re-elected Malawi President – Commission

BLANTYRE - President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected as the president of Malawi, according to the Malawi Electoral Commission.Mutharika, who heads the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), fought off a strong challenge from...
cyril ramphosa

The Seven Things New Leaders Need To Do To Fix South Africa

South Africa’s new national government and nine new provincial executives have taken office following recent elections. They all have a huge job to do, and it cannot be business as usual.The...
Madagascar elections

Madagascar Goes To Polls In Latest Battle Of Bitter Political Feud

Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana.Beaten to the top job in December,...
Africa artefacts

Repatriation: Why Western Museums Should Return African Artefacts

A large number of artefacts held in Western museums and libraries are known to have been appropriated over the ages through conquest and colonialism. The looting of African objects anthropologists, curators and...
Kiswahili in South Africa

South Africa Introduces Kiswahili In Schools After MoU With Kenya

South African schools will start teaching Kiswahili language following an agreement between Pretoria and Nairobi on Thursday, it has emerged.This precedes Thursday's meeting in which the Cabinet Secretary of Education Prof George Magoha and...

Ramaphosa Saves The ANC’s Bacon,But This Could Be Its Last Chance

The African National Congress (ANC) will govern South Africa for another five years. But this sixth victory of the democratic era since 1994 was hard-won. For the first time in a national...
South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa: It’s A New Dawn

So, the elections have come and gone.  No matter how we voted, or even if we shunned the ballot, either way, the vote has been cast and we as a country have...
SA Elections

New Elections Polling Data Suggests Widespread Disillusionment Amongst South African Youth

New polling data has provided unique insight into the principles, attitudes, concerns and ambitions of young South Africans (ages 18-24) ahead of the nation’s rapidly approaching general elections on May 8th.
World Freedom Day

Threats To Press Freedom Are Taking On Different Forms Across Africa

Africa buried two of its journalists in 2018. One was killed in Somalia and the other in the Central African Republic.According to a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists, 54...
Malaria in Africa

What 115 Years Of Data Tells Us About Africa’s Battle With Malaria Past and...

It’s difficult to accurately measure the number of people who get malaria each year. This is because the malaria symptoms are shared with many other diseases that lead to death or illness,...
World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day -What Africa Still Needs To Do To Eliminate Malaria

Malaria is one of the oldest and deadliest infectious diseases affecting man. It is an ancient and modern disease – descriptions of illnesses similar to malaria are found in ancient texts from...

The Future Of E-commerce In Africa: A Mere Illusion?

The potential for a remarkable and long lasting e-commerce growth is within Africa’s grasps. Now, it is the responsibility of everyone involved in this market to do everything in their power, so that African countries can truly enjoy and benefit from e-commerce.

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