The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his successful peacemaking efforts in his region.
Less than 1 in 10 people living with a mental health condition in South Africa receive the care that they need.
Although Nigeria and South Africa are often cast as rivals they have a strong bilateral relationship.
Infant commodification and human trafficking are on the rise in many African countries. One avenue for human trafficking of this kind are ‘baby factories’ where women of childbearing-age are forced into pregnancy for purposes of selling their children. This type of internment subjects the mother and the child to unspeakable trauma, violence and abuse.
A BBC documentary titled ‘Sex for Grades’ has exposed the extent of systematic sexual abuse against female students in West African universities. Although cases have been reported they are almost always dismissed due to lack of evidence causing an endemic that has left students vulnerable and unprotected.
Foreign intervention has brought drones, cyber-attacks and social media propaganda that foreshadow the future of armed conflict.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari who was on a state visit to South Africa described the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa as an “embarrassment to the continent”. President Buhari addressed the Nigerian community in South Africa in a town-hall meeting.
Do Africans know the truth about the intention of the West in Libya? Why did Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have to go? Moussa Ibrahim, Gaddafi’s former spokesman answers these questions.
Rwanda’s government has taken concerted, deliberate steps over the past 25 years to build a strong health system.