Jackson Mthembu’s death drives home the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The gap between predictions of COVID-19 deaths in Africa and what has actually happened is staggering.
Religion has often been a key motivation for philanthropy and economic fairness. Africans in the diaspora champion this.
Most educators have no experience nor did they receive preparation during their training on how to deal with teaching in a crisis.
Sixty years after political independence, it is clear that Nigeria has not fulfilled its huge potential, but with a supportive public culture it can transform that into success.
Ghana’s museums can improve visitor numbers by paying attention to customer satisfaction.
Some insights into previous outbreaks of human coronaviruses may be useful in explaining the comparatively ‘low’ numbers of COVID-19 infections and mortality in people with HIV in South Africa.
For all of the shortcomings of Nyerere’s regime, his ideas continue to inspire Tanzanians fighting for a more equal and democratic future, over 20 years after his death.
Although a commited veteran of the ANC, Mlangeni was no party apparatchik. He was outspoken against endemic corruption in government.