Citizens are using unorthodox ways to ensure their voices are being heard.
Sarah Chan is the first African woman to be the Manager, Africa Scouting for an NBA franchise. The inspirational South-Sudanese women rights activist is currently the African Scouting Manager for the current (2019) NBA champions Toronto Raptors.
Gabonese airlines have been removed from the European Union Air Safety blacklist after 11 years. The country was withdrawn from the list following its “improvements in aviation safety”.
The president is denying his people recourse to the African Court at a time they need it most.
For migrants, prejudice can be a life and death matter. Research in India and South Africa shows life is considerably harder if migrants have a darker skin and come from a poorer country.
Could joining the Common Monetary Area rand zone be the most promising option?
Bobi Wine in Uganda does it; so do the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary. Its power lies in a symbolism that combines art and politics.
As Algerians go to the polls today, a majority are not voting. Algerians have been protesting for 42 weeks, demanding a change in government. For now, many Algerians stand against the current government, which they consider corrupt and still an extension of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Tweets that get more Replies than RT’s are extremely rare which is why the “O jewa ke eng?” tweet became a global phenomenon despite being in an African indigenous language.