A report by Elephants Without Borders show that the poaching of elephants in Botswana has increased sharply in recent times. This follows certain changes in policy by President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s administration.
Police slogans are one of my favourite sources of reading material. Maybe it is because of their inherent contradictions – it is as if they are saying, “I do the opposite of what I say.” Let’s look at some of the police slogans from across Africa and how these fit with their actions.
As Nigeria lurches from one incompetent government to the other, why has there been no meaningful attempt to take on the entrenched political elite?
A Malawian court has given an injunction to stop the construction of the $10 million Mahatma Gandhi statue. The “Gandhi Must Fall” group gave 18 grounds against the construction of the statue.
Barack Obama was asked to give the Mandela Lecture because he represents what the global liberation struggle icon stood for. He struck the right chord.
South Africa has launched a set of limited-edition bank notes and gold coins to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth on 18 July 2018. To set the tone of the centenary, former US President Obama will pay tribute to the late anti-apartheid leader
Former U.S. President Barack Obama will speak at the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on 17th July, 2018 to an expected audience of 4000 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The lecture’s theme is titled ‘Renewing the Mandela Legacy and Promoting Active Citizenship in a Changing World.’
Tanzanian President John Magufuli inaugurated a 24km wall built around the country’s tanzanite mines to prevent the smuggling of the precious stones. Magufuli has made moves to secure and protect the mining industry. Last year the Tanzanian government seized diamonds worth $15 million because they were undervalued.
You would be hard-pressed to find a country that deported its natural-born citizens, but Kenya always finds a way to defy the odds. Such is the story of lawyer and career politician Miguna Miguna