A series of major students protests are rippling through some of South Africa’s eminent universities, forcing the country’s tertiary education structures into a time of serious introspection
The government of Tanzania has denounced a documentary about violent attacks on albinos in the country, claiming the film is sensational, inaccurate and ignores the efforts taken to counteract this phenomenon
The Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi constitute a site embracing almost 30 ha of hillside within Kampala district. It is a major example of an architectural achievement in organic materials. The site’s main significance lies, however, in its intangible values of belief, spirituality, continuity and identity.
Two months ago, five albino children from Tanzania were in the US to receive free surgery and prosthetic limbs after being disjointed in brutal, witchcraft-related attacks in their home country. Here is a poignant series of photographs showing different stages of their poignant journey towards healing
South Africa celebrates Heritage Day today, the day used to be known as Shaka Day in commemoration of one of the most famous African warriors and king to ever grace South Africa
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has lambasted NATO for undermining security in Africa and triggering the current migrant crisis that now faces Europe
A group of students of Uganda’s Makerere University have created a mobile app that detects vaginal bacteria
This Is Africa, Open Book Cape Town and #cocreateSA hosted four acclaimed authors for a Meet and Greet evening on Friday. Guests were treated to book presentations, Q&As, readings and spoken word poetry
The closing two days of the annual Open Book Festival in Cape Town, South Africa brought together leading literary voices on sexuality, creativity and, of course, books!