Many people around the world would not expect football to be popular among women in conservative Morocco, but it is, in fact, a fast-growing phenomenon.
The time is long past that Pretoria’s admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe’s leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
On the evening of Saturday July 25, the MV (Merchant Vessel) Wakashio grounded on coral reefs in the south-east of the Indian Ocean tropical island of Mauritius.
Omar al-Bashir’s trial for seizing power in 1989 could mark a sea change in Africa’s political culture.
Africa accounts for nearly 27% of the World Trade Organisation’s membership and 35% of members from developing countries, but an African has never run it.
Artists are filling the state’s silence by revisiting history so that it can be discussed.
Nigerian writer Kemi Falodun recently launched the Police Brutality in Nigeria Project (POBIN), an initiative to archive and keep alive the memories of Nigerian citizens who have died because of police violence.
Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.
Mkapa’s presidency is particularly significant since it represents the first phase of Tanzanian multi-party democracy.