Tensions in both countries relating to Ethiopia’s Tigray regional state are hampering progress.
His appearance on behalf of the families of mine workers shot by the police at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry was just one of his efforts to seek justice for the poor and marginalised.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
Tired of bad governance and corruption, Mali’s citizens hope protests will bring political change.
The time is long past that Pretoria’s admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe’s leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail’s pace.
Citizens are using unorthodox ways to ensure their voices are being heard.
Rather than grandstanding, SADC should back a re-engagement process to negotiate a solution to sanctions.
Zimbabwean doctors are staging a demonstration against the alleged abduction of their union leader, Peter Magombeyi, who was kidnapped on Saturday, just days after receiving threats. The doctors have withdrawn their services, and vowed not to return to work until their colleague is found.