The UK has been humiliated by a judgment that offers hope to other nations looking to unburden themselves from the legacy of imperialism.
An impressive and ever-growing league of African women in aerospace are challenging sexist views that have limited their gender thus far. We take a look at some of these pioneers from around the continent.
32 years after his murder, Captain Thomas Isidore Sankara whose name evokes memory, pride, pain and anger has been given a fitting memorial with a 5 metre statue in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou. Former Ghanaian President and friend of Sankara, Jerry Rawlings attended the memorial.
This is Africa spoke to Ekene Odigwe, one of the makers of a film aimed at raising awareness of the fight against Female genital mutilation (FGM).
Rwanda has launched a satellite named Icyerekezo, which will bring internet connectivity to students at Nkombo Island, in Lake Kivu. Rwanda wants to bridge internet connection in rural areas around the country.
While Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari celebrates his re-election, opposition leader Atiku Abubakar has rejected the results and seeks to go to court. The question remains, will the Nigerian judicial system play its role impartially?
On the 8th of March 2019, Ethiopian Airlines will celebrate International Women’s Day by having an all-women flight from Addis Ababa to Oslo. Ethiopian Airlines’ women professionals will be in charge of all aspects of the flight from flight deck crew, safety and security to air traffic control.
Prosperity gospel in South Africa is in the news for all the wrong reasons. But for its followers, it’s not a con, just a different approach to God.
The American television series “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has unveiled its Season 11 cast – and it includes the show’s first ever Muslim drag star. “Mercedes Iman Diamond” moved from Kenya to the United States at the age of 11 but the persona was not born for another 10 years.