Far from the myth of the omnipotent father of the nation, big man or dictator, the Kenyan presidential system was built on divisions and uncertainty.
Her new book “This Mournable Body” was announced as a Booker Prize contender just days before her arrest for protesting against a government clampdown.
Kenya has sometimes been described as a “hustler nation”. More than 80% of the population work in the informal economy, deriving incomes from hawking goods, fixing cars and working on construction sites.
Was it South Africa’s political opposition, rather than the plight of Zimbabweans, that pushed Pretoria to respond?
Many carnivores are ambush predators. Being seen by their prey can lead to them abandoning the hunt. In a new study we describe how painting eyes on the backsides of livestock can protect them from attack.
African countries need to make a concerted effort to establish a continental two-term policy.
Many people around the world would not expect football to be popular among women in conservative Morocco, but it is, in fact, a fast-growing phenomenon.
The time is long past that Pretoria’s admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe’s leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
On the evening of Saturday July 25, the MV (Merchant Vessel) Wakashio grounded on coral reefs in the south-east of the Indian Ocean tropical island of Mauritius.