The High Court’s ruling goes against the trend of greater liberalisation in a number of African countries.
Africans across the continent and the Diaspora are celebrating Africa Day. As we celebrate this important day we emphasise the need to solve the growing burden of forcibly displaced, and African leaders and pan African institutions need to find lasting solutions to forced displacement.
Africa Day presents an opportunity to discuss challenges from the perspective of opportunity, says Dr Richard Munang.
We mourn, remember and celebrate Binyavanga Wainana an influential Kenyan writer, who was also a beacon for the LGBTQI+ community. We remember Binya with these 10 quotes selected from his speeches, public talks and interviews.
South Africa’s youngest legislator ever, 21-year-old Itumeleng Ntsube of the African National Congress, was sworn into office on 23 May as a member of the National Council of Provinces, the country’s upper House of Parliament.
Kenya and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a foundation for the introduction of Kiswahili as an elective language in the South African educational system. This is South Africa’s next step in fully integrating Kiswahili as an indigenous language to promote unity and social cohesion with fellow Africans.
Binyavanga Wainana was a brilliant writer and sharp thinker, creative and unruly.
We mourn the passing of African literary force and LGBTQI+ activist Binyavanga Wainaina. The Caine prize winner has passed away at the age of 48 after suffering from a stroke.
Online age, the bane of social media platforms; 4chan, 8chan among others where public figures gets lampooned, at the click of a button. Meghan Markle has been at the receiving end of unprecedented visceral abuse, fuelled in part by racism and negative media coverage. Time to introspect and look into our global consciousness, writes Andrew Chatora.