Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan has rejected a presidential nomination by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Ukraine crisis is significantly increasing political stress and potential conflict throughout Africa.
Lack of implementation of mining laws has created a lacuna for foreign companies to exploit mineral resources illegally and unsustainably, violate the rights of communities, destroy the environment, and devalue Malawi’s potential for growth.
Criminal incidents in Nairobi are on the rise. The infamous dangerous, ugly and dark days of “Nairoberry” are back. With elections looming, the Jubilee government has all its guns trained on the impending tumultuous polls. An economic meltdown, an underpaid and agitated police service and the election fever — it’s a free-for-all, which has seen the city’s crimes soar to the detriment of its habitats.
Before the COVID pandemic, efforts to address the challenge of limited vaccine production on the continent yielded little success.
Anti-abortion laws do not stop abortions from happening they decrease access to safe abortions. Does the pro-life agenda of ‘saving lives’ outrightly ignore preventable maternal deaths and morbidities? And does it saddle women with the brunt of a broken education and healthcare system?
A tribute and reflection on one of the larger than life figures of the African struggle. Nkrumah is here situated within a human and humane canon of struggle for redemption whose promise and fullness finds itself expressed in his work as theoretician and ideologue of Pan Africanism.
It is likely that countries may use the US abortion ban to further restrict abortion access for fear of losing health funding.
For countries that look to the US for guidance and for funding, the consequences will go beyond abortion.