China has lessons worth learning, but governance without elections and choice of ruling party isn’t one of them.
Zambia’ s High Court recently passed a decade and a half long jail term to two men for engaging in sexual relations “against the order of nature”. The move was highly criticised by the U.S Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote, who said he was ‘horrified’ by the ‘oppressive’ decision.
For the first time since independence, Namibia’s ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
In a bid to provide safe and drinkable water a non-governmental organization in Kenya has built a large-scale solar-powered desalination plant on the Eastern coast of the country. Such desalination projects address the rise in water scarcity due to climate change and contamination.
25-year-old Nigerian Fabrication engineer and chief executive officer of Bennie Technologies LTD, Jerry Mallo, has unveiled the country’s first locally manufactured carbon fibre sports car.
African literary prizes are slowly becoming more relevant and richer, thanks to writers organising on the continent.
27-year-old Ofentse Pitse is the first black South African woman to conduct and own an all-black orchestra. Her 40-piece symphony orchestra contributes to shedding light on African composers and propelling young black youth to excellence.
Nigeria’s federal government launched its first national sexual offenders register, which is a database of persons convicted for sexual violence in the country since 2015. The register will be available online to assist the public, state bodies and police identify repeat offenders.
The euphoria that accompanied João Lourenço’s new presidency has ebbed away amid the stark realities of a profoundly dysfunctional political economy.