Is an obsession with gas profits leading African countries to neglect the security of local populations?
OitentaNoventa is facilitating monthly conversations between writers born in the 1980s and 1990s with writers and industry actors they look up to from older generations. Founders and award-winning writers David Bene and Mélio Tinga share their progress with This Is Africa’s Onai Mushava.
South Africa and other countries that have abstained from voting against Russia at the United Nations General Assembly in response to the war in Ukraine face intense international criticism.
Hundreds of Africa’s heritage sites are exposed to sea-level rise and coastal erosion in the future.
Moving communities at risk is better than dealing with emergencies, but relocations have a fraught political history in Africa.
The region desperately needs climate adaptation funds but loses out to countries with strong institutional capacity and competitive markets.
Frelimo, which governs Mozambique, has squandered the enormous political capital it enjoyed at independence. It now remains in power through violence, intimidation, harassment, and threats.
Southern African countries have been slow in embracing solar energy but this is changing.
Why doesn’t SADC intervene in dire political situations in the same way leaders in West Africa do?