In 1986 Julius Okello was forced into Uganda’s Bush War as a child soldier. Tenacity and hope delivered him through a personal wilderness to his PhD.
The University of South Africa (UNISA) has appointed Professor Puleng LenkaBula as the new Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University. Prof LenkaBula becomes the first female to be the VC and Principal since the establishment of the university 148 years ago.
Two University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers have been selected as finalists for the esteemed Newton Prize 2020.
A pulsating, multi-layered, engaging narrative, endowed with that infectious Zimbabwean sensibility, with a mix of mbira music playing in the background; interspersed with the familiar high-rise Harare buildings iconography, the dusty streets of Budiriro high density suburb, Cook Off feels authentic to the Zimbabwean experience.
Trade and investment can help reduce poverty, promote women’s empowerment, and support children’s rights. It can also do the opposite.
Nigerian Afro-fusion star Burna Boy has received his first-ever Grammy nomination for his acclaimed album African Giant. Other Africans with a chance to win a Grammy include three-time Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo, and South African comedian Trevor Noah, nominated in the Best Comedy Album category.
How do you sense your city in relation to taste, smell, sight, touch and hearing? African Crossroads 2019 seeks to explore the various experiences Africans have of their cities.
There has been a warm response to the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) election of Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe as the university’s sixth chancellor, a position that she will take up from 1 January 2020. She will be the second black woman to hold the position and will take the reins from Graça Machel.
A complex set of factors influence how African footballers make financial decisions about the money they earn abroad.