The under-representation of women’s achievements in the mainstream media is a serious problem, which perpetuates gender inequality. Social media can help to address this problem by highlighting women’s contributions, and achievements to break barriers and inspire young girls #AfricanWomenInAviation #WomenInAviation
Mike Zhang, a Chinese businessman, and leader in the community in northern Nigeria has been installed as chief in a bid to improve relations between locals and the growing Chinese community.
The creative sector can play a major role in boosting the African economy but greater transparency in the criteria of funding institutions like HEVA is needed.
Firebrand Ugandan legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine is currently under house arrest. Bobi Wine has built a wide and popular platform and following defined by youth. He has been arrested several times before by President Yoweri Museveni’s government for his politics and activism.
Egypt’s parliament overwhelmingly backed constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to remain in power until 2030. Some opponents have criticised the amendments as a step backwards for democracy.
We celebrate an African icon Julius Nyerere born on this day in 1922. We remember Baba wa Taifa, “Mwalimu” Nyerere and pay homage to this African hero, widely respected for his sweeping vision of education and African unity. Here’s our selection of Mwalimu’s quotes.
The ability of multilingual children to learn and advance academically from pre-primary has little to do with their English proficiency.
East Africa has become a fixture on the calendar of festival tourists from across the globe. While this is to be welcomed, it also offers challenges and opportunities to African curators of such events.
Born with deformed legs, Blessing Fire started using a wheelchair at a young age, with little hope of ever walking. His fighting spirit and determination pushed him to defy the odds, challenging himself to walk and dance – using his arms and hands. This is Africa caught up with this inspirational man to hear his story.