Botswana has decriminalised homosexuality. The country’s High Court overturned a colonial-era law which punished homosexual conduct by up to seven years in prison. The decriminalisation now places Botswana among a minority list of African countries where homosexuality is not punishable by law.
Africa will be represented at the upcoming Netball World Cup by teams from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Uganda. For the Zimbabwe Gems, this will be their maiden appearance.
CAPS United captain and former Zimbabwe Warriors defender Hardlife Zvirekwi’s life story is one of perseverance, willpower and sheer strength that can only serve as a source of inspiration to all.
An Africa led call to stand together to defend the right of the Sudanese people to a peaceful revolution and a democratic civilian system of governance.
The IAAF says it will seek a swift reversion of the Swiss court ruling, which allows South African athlete Caster Semenya to compete without taking the medication to lower her natural testosterone levels.
A 31-year-old South African electrical engineer has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Neo Hutiri is the first South African to win the prestigious Africa Prize.
Africans across the continent and the Diaspora are celebrating Africa Day. As we celebrate this important day we emphasise the need to solve the growing burden of forcibly displaced, and African leaders and pan African institutions need to find lasting solutions to forced displacement.
We mourn, remember and celebrate Binyavanga Wainana an influential Kenyan writer, who was also a beacon for the LGBTQI+ community. We remember Binya with these 10 quotes selected from his speeches, public talks and interviews.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) says it will appeal the recent Court of Arbitration for Sports ruling concerning Caster Semenya. Semenya recently lost her case challenging new IAAF rules, which force female athletes to regulate their levels of testosterone.