Not all rebel armies use rape and sexual violence as a weapon. Some have actually designed ways to prevent such atrocities. How and what can we learn from them?
“A large chair does not make a king.” This African proverb tells us one thing: The Paris Climate Change Agreement, now ratified by 44 countries on the continent, must amount to more than promises, says Dr Richard Munang.
There is an ongoing culture of killing twins and other infants in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area councils. Christian missionary Steven Olusola Ajayi and his wife Chinwe opened the Vine Heritage Home to shelter children deemed “evil” by their communities.
The process of institutionalisation may be patchy and uneven. But one thing is clear: Africa is not without functioning institutions.
Not all African leaders are willing to be swept by the democratic reforms of the early 2000s.
Marginalised Namibians should be encouraged to take up cameras to document their lives — on their own terms.
If the allegations are true Zimbabwe intends to prosecute Grace Mugabe for ivory and rhino horn smuggling.
A group of more than 30 Tsonga men and women have been farming parcels of unused urban municipal land on the East Rand for over a decade. “The municipality warns us when someone buys the land, then we move on”.