The replacement of English with Swahili as the medium of instruction in both primary and secondary schools will be key to Tanzania’s educational development, writes Kelechukwu Iruoma
Our WCW today is an activist from Zimbabwe. Talent Jumo describes herself as a dynamic and passionate feminist activist. She is the founder and Director of Katswe Sistahood, a young women’s organisation based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She has more than 13 years experience working on women and health programmes, particularly on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), HIV and AIDS.
Some great news this morning!
Win yourself a pair of tickets to the Open Book Festival in Cape Town, South Africa to be held from the 6th to the 10th of September 2017. This is Africa in partnership with the Open Book will be giving away 10 tickets to five separate events!!!
Simply answer correctly any ONE out of these five questions.
Eating human flesh is considered odious and repugnant, seen as gross, inhumane and tantamount to ‘witchcraft’ across the world and more so in Africa. This is why the recent revelations by an estimated hundreds of South Africans that they have devoured human meat are making headlines and causing panic and raising questions.
Art has always been a part Munya Chidakwa’s life. He says it is way of trying to understand the world and is the medium he uses to communicate what’s inside of him. A son to a former Minister in Zimbabwe, Munya has known struggle and triumph- sleeping at a cemetery at one point and travelling the world to feed his passion. Meet Munya.
Amagugu International Heritage Centre in Zimbabwe, hosted the Matobo Heritage Festival, an unforgettable music, dance and drumming experience in the Matobo Hills. Today we bring you some of the pictures taken by This is Africa during the festival.
The first-ever panel discussion to be held in Hausa awoke the politics of language at KABAFEST 2017.