South Africa positions itself as a continental leader, but the domestic reality is very different with immigration policies becoming increasingly stringent. This not only sanctions xenophobia but also exacerbates the country’s skills shortage.
Under colonial rule, traditional healers were deemed backward and outlawed. Little was done to investigate the legitimacy of what these healers actually did. Today the prejudice remains, but our ancestors weren’t stupid. We need to clinically research these remedies.
The son of a camel herder, Hassan Bashir knows how tough traditional life in Kenya’s arid north is, where pastoralists rely on livestock herds surviving boom and bust cycles of drought.
Recalculated GDP figures show that highly-populated Nigeria’s economy grew to $453 billion in 2012, leapfrogging SA’s $384 billion, according to the World Bank
In an interview to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, President Paul Kagame has lambasted France for its “direct role” in the mass killings.
Everyone’s focus is on the South Sudanese conflict and we are slowly forgetting that the war on HIV/AIDS must not stop, so much that the trend of using anti-retroviral drugs instead of condoms is going unnoticed
The unstigmatised albinos in Gambia, are gearing up to hold a national awareness day they will seize to send a strong message particularly to East Africa to emulate the high degree of tolerance they enjoy in the tiny West African state.
President Mugabe’s wife, Grace, left out of EU Africa summit as EU fails to “reach consensus” on her
World Bank has approved a Sh17.5 billion ($203.5 million) loan geared towards the reconstruction of Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) arrivals terminal which was destroyed by a fire disaster in August last year. The fire left thousands of travellers […]