As President Obiang heads for another implausible 90%+ win, what value is there in bland election observer reports?
A number of African conflicts are being fueled by competition for dwindling natural resources. At a state level, Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan have been engaged in a continuing dispute over fresh water in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Similar issues are playing out across every level of society.
The erasure of indigenous people living in Windhoek before the German colonisers arrived has angered activists.
The Nigerian government should enact policies and laws against discrimination and stigmatisation for chronic illnesses like vitiligo.
Kenyan politician Raila Odinga has accused President William Ruto of getting too cosy with the West. Odinga said the newly-elected Ruto is a puppet of the West, putting the interests of foreign powers above that of Kenyans.
Black Panther and its sequel are more than just good movies: they can be used as teaching tools.
The World Bank announced at COP27 that it is pioneering a ‘Blue Economy for Resilient Africa’ Program. The program will work to protect and develop Africa’s ‘blue’ resources and coastal resilience for sustainable stewardship and economic growth.
The G20 is more representative, and African Union membership would provide direct access to the world’s largest players.
A small but vocal lobby – some aided by US conservatives – have drawn battle lines around unisex bathrooms and gender pronouns.