On World No Tobacco Day, the focus is usually on the health risks of cigarettes. But what about the way Big Tobacco exploits impoverished farmers in Malawi?
Race still plays a big part in South African society. Sport is no exception.
Political ethics and sports don’t match well. The recent deal between Rwanda and Arsenal is potentially a case in point.
Reports of profligacy by the leaders of the Pan African Parliament could further diminish its legitimacy, which is already being questioned.
Philip Tabane was unlike any other musician. His music was intimately woven into his cosmology and spirituality.
Social media presents a powerful platform for creating multiple stories about Africa.
Survey shows Zimbabwean policy makers need not fear a public backlash if they choose to abolition of the death penalty.
The medicinal plants that chimpanzees feed on in the wild could hold the key in dealing with common diseases. Africa has its own store of medicinal plants, such as those used in Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Scientists are finding new ways to exploit these plants for medicinal purposes.
As Addis Ababa develops into a modern city, beggars are increasingly being treated like public nuisances and criminals.