On Thursday morning, a group of topless women temporarily interrupted traffic on a San Francisco street during rush hour to protest against violence on black women and girls
Ghanaian scientist, Dr Thomas O. Mensah, is known globally as one of the great minds of the 21st century. He was recently admitted into the American Academy of Inventors, the first African to receive this honour
History has seen many instances of the siphoning off of Africa’s riches, however, present-day culprits are not only from outside of the continent, but include unaccountable African officials and corporations. Foreign organisations collaborate with illegal transnational networks that facilitate the illicit flows of extractives from impoverished countries. The result is the persistence of grinding poverty in areas that appear to be blessed with plentiful resources.
Plans for a united, integrated African continent are often so lost in official rhetoric, or buried in documents and decisions, that it is difficult to believe any progress is being made.
Under the changing climate no stone need to be left unturned. A liberalized African commercial airspace and developed airports represent an authentic, relatively affordable under exploited route for enhancing transport connectivity in the region, growing domestic and international trade, including trade in agriculture and affordable transportation in the continent, thus contributing toward inclusive socio-economic development for Africa
As the world today observes World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, ‘cultural diversity’ of language in a country like South Africa is becoming more and more meaningless
Some corrupt politicians may choose to flee Nigeria while Mr. Buhari remains the sheriff-in-chief, returning once a more permissive president takes over. If that happens, Nigeria should file extradition requests with the countries harboring the fugitives. And if we cannot get them back, why, we should try them in absentia
Vendors and informal traders in Zimbabwe are not a problem, let alone THE problem. They are citizens exercising their right to earn a living even though they still barely manage to make ends meet. And in this case they are ‘workers’ because they are working to send their children to school, try and get them the best possible healthcare, pay other bills and at least make an honest living. It will be hard to find someone in government or some of the increasingly monopolistic companies doing the same
New documents have emerged which confirm long-held suspicions that Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe was the chief architect of the 1980s Matebeleland massacres