Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s 2014 Index of African Governance is out. According to the findings, more Africans than ever are participating at a democratic level, while at the same time their governments are becoming less transparent and accountable.
As a black African travelling abroad you always come with more baggage than what you stowed on the flight over. But, in Thailand and Malaysia, all this irks only when you aren’t being called “Beautiful! So beautiful!” five, six and seven times a day…
A letter on employment equity written by the vice-chancellor of the revered University of Cape Town (UCT), Max Price, has sparked outrage from its black academics who feel that his opinions suggest black academics are inferior to their white counterparts
Twitter erupted with fury yesterday after two South African university students posted photos of themselves in blackface. Defenders are asking how blackface if any different from whiteface. Here’s why you can’t compare the two.
Ethiopian Airlines clinched the coveted Passenger Choice Award for “Best Airline in Africa” for the second time at the Airline Passenger Experience (APEX) EXPO, which was held from September 15-18, in California, USA
I look around and all about me is dust, it has swallowed up the giants of our infanthood. We are the men now, this is the future and history is behind us. One day this land shall look upon some for guidance and leadership.
A group of United Nations human rights experts today appealed to Ethiopia to stop manipulating anti-terrorism laws to curb freedoms of expression and association in the country, following reports that people continue to be detained arbitrarily
South Sudan’s new labour directive placing restrictions on the employment of expatriates drew criticism from many East Africans, but the directive was misinterpreted by the media, says Sieta Majok, editor of South Sudanese website Talk of Juba.
My fellow Zimbabweans are laughing and queueing up to ask silly questions because our first lady has completed her Doctorate in two months. These rude and unpatriotic people make me so very angry.