When the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) signed agreements with the football federations of Burkina Faso, Gambia, Rwanda and Burundi back in 2015 , few would have guessed that this was the start of an era of football diplomacy that will result in the transformation of the beautiful game on the continent.
Morocco made history on Sunday when they became the first team to win CHAN back-to-back after beating Mali 2-0 in the final played in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Giving money to support local production of COVID-19 vaccines is a step in the right direction if it will help in resuscitating Nigeria’s vaccine production laboratory.
The increased migration of Africans and the global growth of hip hop culture has seen a dynamic new generation of Pan Africanism emerge.
Trump’s last-minute decision to recognise Morocco’s claim to Western Sahara presents the new US president with a dilemma.
South Africa’s famous toyi-toyi was adopted from Zimbabwean troops, who learned it in Algeria – showing the interconnected nature of Africa’s liberation struggles.
She was a vocalist who sang in every style – from Carmen to UShaka – with equal mastery, popularising classical forms and epitomising ‘the new South Africa’.
The more President Mnangagwa’s government fails to engage democratically with its own citizens, the more it will negate any prospect of re-engagement with the West.
The search for a vaccine has re-ignited debates on the role of big pharmaceutical companies (Big Pharma) in addressing the health needs of developing countries.