Colonial policies relating to land ownership remain little changed in Kenya, but a recent report concluded that there is a close link between land injustices and ethnic violence in the country. Addressing the land issue could be painful process.
“I believe it’s a reflection of the deterioration of the system. Some years back Nigeria was at the forefront of research” Dr. Idris, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, talks to TIA contributing author Asar Alkebulan about combating Ebola.
The Ebola outbreak has revealed the under-funding and inadequacies of many of our health systems. The VIP wing of the Nigerian president’s clinic gets more funds than two federal teaching hospitals combined. Why can’t more African countries follow Rwanda’s lead?
South Africa is in shock at what appears to be yet another case of “corrective rape” and murder. Gift Makau, 18 years old, was killed simply for being a lesbian. Before another black lesbian woman is murdered in South Africa, what are we going to do?
Chadian soldiers have reportedly freed some of the hostages captured on Aug. 10, but there is little concrete information available about the whereabouts of the schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok. Boko Haram seems to be one step ahead of Nigerian security forces.
The Chinese have always looked at Africa from an eclectic perspective of infinite possibilities, and they are here for business, not to make friends. Do you know how to do business with the Chinese?