Anti-retrovirals (ARVs) are supposed to be free for HIV positive people, but not in Harare, where some doctors sell the drugs on the black market
Ali Mazrui, one of the foremost African intellectuals for the last fifty years, died recently. Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire reflects on Mr. Mazrui’s five strategies for taming Western-oriented imperialism disguised as globalisation.
As the descendants of former slaves in the Caribbean face discrimination and a stripping away of their human rights and citizenship, we should all rally to their side
It has been almost 3 weeks since Burkina Faso ousted its president, Blaise Compaoré, following his intention to exceed the legislated two-term limit on a the presidency. Let’s look back at 10 key facts about Burkina Faso’s transition
Tanzania stands accused of going back on its promise not to evict Maasai pastoralists from their ancestral land in order to build a reserve for the Dubai royal family to hunt game meat
20 years after the fall of apartheid in South Africa, the government has shifted policy to attempt to “balance out the scales” from the injustices of the past. As a result, more job opportunities lean in favour towards the country’s previously disadvantaged. This has affected both white and black communities, as this video shows
Hanging a woman or stoning her to death for committing adultery are the types of prescriptions one would expect to hear nowadays from places controlled by ISIS or Boko Haram terrorists. One hardly expects to hear of such in Ghana…
On this day, in 1884, Western countries met to discuss the future of Africa in what is known as the Berlin Conference. The result of the meeting saw the countries distributing portions of the continent to come under their control
The African media is saturated with stories of ‘save our wildlife’. Save your ‘Jumbos’. Don’t kill our Big Five! Save your future! I hardly have a share in the Kenyan wildlife. Wildlife isn’t my future. And the media is only telling half the story.