Uganda’s government has dismissed sanction placed on them by the US for their tough anti-gay laws and denied reports that the legislation had led to an increase in homophobic attacks
The editor of a Zimbabwean state-owned newspaper was arrested in a police raid on Thursday evening, with police saying it was for “publications that he did”, Zimbabwe’s The Herald reported
Rights groups and journalists have expressed concern that media freedom in Nigeria has fallen worryingly below international standards after nationwide seizures of newspapers and restrictions on live political programming were enforced by the government, Independent Online reported
It’s a common misconception that Africans tended to go barefoot before the Europeans kindly turned up with shoes. This is far from the truth, and is another microcosm of prejudices about life on the continent before colonialism…
There are quite a few reasons I’ve stopped attending church services, especially in South-Eastern Nigeria. These reasons include the preposterous and stifling rules imposed on women that define what they should and shouldn’t do, as well as the money-centric turn many sermons have taken.
Peter Mutharika, Malawi’s new president has promised to end corruption in his regime, after a major scandal marred the presidency of his predecessor, Joyce Banda, and led to a suspension of $150 million in international aid to the country
With the African continent home to the majority of the world’s fastest-growing economies, urban consumer markets and a wealth of natural resources, it’s perhaps not surprising that some of the world’s largest corporations, from Monsanto to Unilever, are rushing to get a slice of the action.
The resurgence of HIV/Aids in Uganda has pushed the country to implement a less conventional and non-surgical method of circumcision to help in the reduction of the rate of infection
Black, white, colored, slightly brown, Chinese – Rainbow Nation, a beautiful dream that keeps us united and fills us with pride. Yet we keep tripping over our tongue when we communicate across colour lines. This brief guide might help.