A press conference for Southern African media and stakeholders on 18 May has kickstarted the African lobby behind an independent report on racist police violence in the United States (US) by three major international legal bodies.
The Senegalese culture of discretion, called “sutura”, inhibits survivors of sexual violence from publicly denouncing perpetrators.
Can Africa avoid getting sucked into the 21st-century contest, or should it also reach for the stars?
Large Palestinian solidarity march held in Cape Town.
The suggestion that Mandela single-handedly achieved democracy is as intellectually threadbare as the charge that he was centrally responsible for the failure to transform South Africa.
Protesters demand South Africa boycott, divest and impose sanctions on Israel. About 300 people marched to Parliament on Tuesday afternoon to protest against the recent deadly Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip.
Burkina Faso is still in the throes of chaos decades after the assasination of the charismatic president.
“Extraordinary times … call for extraordinary measures”, said Katherine Tai, the US Trade Representative, last week as she announced that the Biden administration supports waiving “IP protections on Covid-19 vaccines to help end the pandemic”.
Justice Martha Koome’s ascendance to the role of Chief Justice raises hope and expectations among many for a better world for women and children.