Peter Mutharika has been sworn in as Malawi’s president after the High Court rejected a request for a recount following allegations of vote-rigging. Outgoing President Joyce Banda had alleged ballot fraud but has now admitted defeat.
According to Vice a contingent of Ugandan LGBT activists were recently denied visitor visas to attend World Pride 2014, which will be held in Toronto this summer. The move comes as a surprise given the Canadian government’s strong, condemnatory stance […]
Under the law, foreign owners of mines in Zimbabwe were given an ultimatum to surrender more than 50 percent of their shares and find local partners or risk nationalisation.
White people have benefited most from the dawn of freedom and democracy in South Africa. Nonetheless, at public events such as Freedom Day and the inauguration of the president, white people are largely absent. What makes white South Africans want to skip these events, and do they have a moral duty to attend?
Does feminism in Ghana mean that the women who get most respect are either mothers or superwomen? Who will speak up for marginalised women – the sex workers, the lesbians, the sex positive? And is there a homegrown African feminism that will embrace us all?
The silent recolonisation of Africa is happening on a mass scale. To address this issue, the first Africa Conference on Land Grabs is set to take place in South Africa on 27–30 Oct. 2014. Land is the source of life and death, but it might not always be with us.
9/11 was but a dim memory of a TV spectacle until terrorists attacked the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi and we all went crazy about ‘insecurity.’ Now it’s a fact of life. So what’s it like to live under siege? And how are we handling the Somali question?
Zimbabwe is planning to tone down a contentious equity law which compels foreign companies to give up a majority shareholding to local investors, Independent Online reported