Greetings Africa from the world’s 172nd most populous county, Cape Verde. Located about 500km off West Africa, it comprises 10 diverse islands, nine of which are inhabited.
Built 10km south of Windhoek, the Heroes’ Acre is an official war memorial of the Republic of Namibia. The monument is a symbol of the spirit of patriotism and nationalism.
Good Morning Africa from one of the world’s absolute monarchies, Swaziland. The landlocked country is ranked 159 in the world in terms of the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries.
In 1994 the world wasn’t there for Rwanda in its hour of need, not even the African Union. In 2017, Rwanda is offering to take in migrants from Libya and has shown itself as a truly Pan-African nation by opening its doors to fellow Africans, moving beyond the rhetoric.
Suicide is a potentially preventable public health problem but studies show that men take their lives at a substantially higher rate than women and we look at why and what to look for.
Good morning Africa from the country with the smallest population of any sovereign African country. Seychelles is home to diverse people, culture and history.
The Organisation of the African Unity (OAU) founding fathers gallery is hard to miss immediately upon entering the African Union complex in Addis Ababa. The gallery includes portraits of 38 heads of states. The OAU was founded by 32 countries. 23 countries have joined the Africa Union over the years which replaced the OAU in 2001.
Global citizens, prepare to pack your bags to visit Rwanda. The country has announced that effective from 01 January 2018, nationals of all countries will get visa upon arrival without prior application, as part of the establishment of a new visa regime.
Whether we are being told that we are too fat or too thin, women are expected to want to change their bodies to meet society’s standards of beauty. But as Lineo Segoete writes, body-positivity is one way of taking a stand against discrimination, objectification, fetishisation and other attempts at patriarchal control.