There’s a new COVID lineage called B.1.1.529. It has a genetic profile very different from other circulating variants.
The world needs to learn to live with the virus. And governments must follow the science and don’t distort it for political expediency.
The new novel by Nigerian icon Wole Soyinka is at once satire, political thriller and tragedy. It is the work of a great writer that marks the destruction of postcolonial reason.
Skin lighteners are being used more than ever before, especially in urban areas and among men.
Thanks to the public events and the scholarly engagement with her life and work, Charlotte Maxeke has become one of the most visible South African women from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Macron’s approach to Africa policy emulates the 1950’s strategies. Why? A big part of the answer can be found in the fact that today’s global circumstances are similar to those of post-World War II.
Afrigen will be a technology transfer and training hub: it shares technology and develops skills specifically around how to produce a safe, effective and affordable mRNA vaccine.
Ethiopia’s main religions need to take an emotional distance from politics and find a neutral space so they can get moral clarity.
He is the first writer from sub-Saharan Africa to lift the Prix Goncourt, one of the book world’s most important prizes. And his win matters.