Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s political power stemmed from the visceral connection that she was able to make between the lives of the oppressed black people, and her own.
Continental free trade area’s potential impact includes boosting intra-Africa trade, manufacturing exports, job creation and poverty alleviation.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s proposed prosecution is a welcome reaffirmation of the principle that all are equal before the law.
Voluntourists’ ability to change systems, alleviate poverty or provide support for vulnerable children is limited. They don’t have the skills and can perpetuate patronising and unhelpful ideas.
Ethiopia’s recent upheavals could potentially destabilise the entire Horn of Africa.
More than half of primary school students in Nairobi attend #privateschools. This is despite the fact that 15 years ago the government implemented a free primary education programme
Relations between the US and Africa are unlikely to improve while Trump remains president. But that doesn’t mean the continent should remain passive.
Software tools for South Africa’s Nguni languages may assist with redress and effective communication.
The central committee of the Chinese Communist Party recently proposed removal of presidential term limits. The broader implication of this announcement, critics fear, might be that it signals to African authoritarians to strengthen their grasp on executive office and push back on the need for leadership alternation.