World Press Freedom Day is commemorated every year on 3 May to remind countries and people all around the world, that freedom of the press and freedom of speech and expression are fundamental human rights
Addis Ababa is growing fast and set to expand further, pitting the government against Oromo activists, seeking to protect their rights
With only a few days to go before Election Day in South Africa, political parties are as active on social media platforms as they are on the streets. How big a role will social media play in these elections, and is this the future of political campaigning?
Burkina Faso’s high court on Wednesday said it lacked jurisdiction to rule on a request for the body of former president Thomas Sankara to be exhumed for forensic analysis
Funerals used to be about mourning our loss and paying our respects to the deceased. Now they are opportunities to put on extravagant shows of wealth, with some turning into 3-day parties costing a year’s salary. People are incurring debts just to put on a good show.
Thomas Mapfumo, Zimbabwe’s 69-year old chimurenga music star, performed in Cape Town last Friday night, but besides a small segment of the city’s Zimbabwean diaspora hardly anybody knew about it.
Most people’s impressions of South Sudan are likely to have been formed by the pictures of anonymous rebels, soldiers and refugees they keep seeing in the news. The crisis is real, but there’s more to the South Sudanese than that. Here’s one man’s story.
The bust of former president Nelson Mandela unveiled at Parliament on Monday shows how far South Africa’s democracy has come in a short space of time, President Jacob Zuma said as SA observed its Freedom Day holiday