The aftershocks of Hachalu Hundessa’s murder underline the challenges facing Ethiopia’s transition to democracy.
Low-budget, grassroots video-film efforts are beginning to blossom and will shape the film industry in the long run.
There is not much information on artefacts used by Stone Age humans to make sound and music – but the first comprehensive survey is a good start.
Tired of bad governance and corruption, Mali’s citizens hope protests will bring political change.
Far from the myth of the omnipotent father of the nation, big man or dictator, the Kenyan presidential system was built on divisions and uncertainty.
Her new book “This Mournable Body” was announced as a Booker Prize contender just days before her arrest for protesting against a government clampdown.
Kenya has sometimes been described as a “hustler nation”. More than 80% of the population work in the informal economy, deriving incomes from hawking goods, fixing cars and working on construction sites.
Was it South Africa’s political opposition, rather than the plight of Zimbabweans, that pushed Pretoria to respond?
Many carnivores are ambush predators. Being seen by their prey can lead to them abandoning the hunt. In a new study we describe how painting eyes on the backsides of livestock can protect them from attack.