The battle lines were once clear: European Have-Everything on one side and African Have-Nothing on the other. Now, in an economic system that depends on over-exploitation of the African Have-Nots, skin colour does not matter. And the middle class is unconscious.
African photography is on the rise. Following decades of photographic misrepresentation by observers from outside the continent, African photographers are now showing the world what they see through their lens. TIA spotlights them in a fortnightly series.
Despite his advanced age and the southern African country’s deep economic problems, President Robert Mugabe is not leaving Zimbabwe’s top office, according to his close ally in Zanu PF, Didymus Mutasa
As expected on 7 May, the ANC – as the only viable party to run the country – was handed another five years in government by the electorate. But its grip on the public imagination has slipped. The question now: will President Zuma see out his second term?
In political, academic and other analyses of Africa, the North is often either removed from the continent or treated as fundamentally different from “black” aka “real” Africa. The separation is not only false, but also damaging to African identity and unity.
As presidential candidates enter the last leg of campaigns for Malawi’s top job, a survey has revealed that the election outcomes are too close to predict at this stage, Nyasa Times reported
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar signed a ceasefire deal on Friday after coming under growing international pressure to end ethnic fighting that has raised fears of genocide, the Mail & Guardian reported
What does it mean to be Nigerian at a time of so much uncertainty? Am I grateful to be a Nigerian? Yes. Would I wish to be anything else? No. Do I love my country? Well, it’s complicated. And here’s why.
In some rural areas in southeast Madagascar, if a woman gives birth to twins, she is expected to abandon them as they bring an evil curse on her family and the surrounding community