Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.
It remains to be seen how much longer the ‘old men syndrome’ will persist in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless.
Faced with the same problem, South Africa is turning to the familiar toolkit to explain a recurrent problem.
South Africa and Nigeria need to lead policy debates on long term measures to address migration in Africa.
It’s time for a new approach as it becomes increasingly clear that protests won’t topple the Zanu-PF government.
Visitors to these sites had one particular religious ritual that may strike some as strange: they carved graffiti in important and sacred places.
Yes, there are more fires in Africa than Brazil. But unlike the Amazon, Africa’s savannah has evolved to grow back quickly.
The Mnangagwa regime’s coercive acts are a continuation of the violence and brutality of the Mugabe era, while he seeks global re-engagement and selective national dialogue.
The NATO-led military intervention in Libya has just fuelled more violence.