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
Why are we still putting chemicals in our hair? It’s 2014, black people have supposedly shaken off the chains of mental slavery, yet when it comes to black women’s hair we have division. Reaction in Nigeria to my natural hair: ‘Is this your hair? Chineke!’