In 1986 Julius Okello was forced into Uganda’s Bush War as a child soldier. Tenacity and hope delivered him through a personal wilderness to his PhD.
In this video interview, Dr Doyin Odubanjo, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Academy of Science and a public health expert, talks about keeping safe while celebrating Christmas during COVID-19.
Over nine months into COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria, there are concerns about how well the country has managed the disease pandemic and how this might affect its handling of other diseases.
The story of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement shows just how durable law enforcement institutions are – and why the road to reform goes straight uphill.
Uganda’s president is growing desperate as a young singer jeopardises his long grip on power.
President John Magufuli won a second term by a contested landslide and looks set to take even greater control of Tanzania’s democratic space.
“I’ve been to prison and you can quote me on this, this country does not care about its citizens.”
Takunda Chitaka, as an academic achiever from a young age, is no stranger to success. Equally, she is no stranger to the challenges that life can present along the way. However, it is not her failures or successes that define her life, but rather her spontaneous and positive approach, which has allowed her to grow as a researcher and a human being. She will be graduating with her PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in December 2020.
The police in Nigeria and Ghana must receive gender sensitivity training to effectively fight domestic violence.