The NATO-led military intervention in Libya has just fuelled more violence.
Africans across the continent and the Diaspora are celebrating Africa Day. As we celebrate this important day we emphasise the need to solve the growing burden of forcibly displaced, and African leaders and pan African institutions need to find lasting solutions to forced displacement.
The world is reacting to the International Association of Athletics Federation’s controversial rule regulating testosterone levels in female athletes, which will come into effect on 8 May. This comes after the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled in the federation’s favour in a landmark case filed by Caster Semenya, the South African 800m Olympic champion.
The awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad should strengthen efforts against the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
Even with the end of the war in central Africa, continuing instability in the region has triggered an epidemic of rape.
It has been nearly three years since the Anglophone crisis began in Cameroon. The conflict has been vicious and it’s time for world leaders to act not just talk.
The current turmoil in Cameroon is dire and stems from the Anglophone minority which makes up roughly 20% of the country’s population protesting their forced assimilation into the dominant Francophone society contrary to agreements that date back to the 1960s. The Francophone majority has been trying to quell the minority group’s public show of discontent.
South Sudan’s chiefs wield real power, administering customary laws to resolve local disputes. But they often reinforce gender inequalities – could the new chief change this?
Questions are being raised about the Kenyatta and Odinga relationship.