[African Arguments] Over a hundred African writers call on the AU and SADC to end their silence and suspend Zimbabwe.
[African Arguments] For three months, a few colleagues and I travelled across West Africa discovering the many things that bind us together… alongside Jollof Rice.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Marline Oluchi is a Nigerian-Cameroonian writer and the creative director of Kemjey Creatives. As the communications officer for WISE, a pan-African feminist LGBT+ organization in Nigeria, she is part of the Pride Afrique team, the first virtual pan-African Pride event on the continent
[African Arguments] ‘People were expected to go from one end of the spectrum to the other; from washing the bodies by hand, dressing them, and holding elaborate ceremonies, to having a corpse in a body bag and no goodbye.’- Fiona McLysaght, Sierra Leone country director for the humanitarian organisation Concern Worldwide during the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone in 2015.
[SAnews.gov.za] After a rapid rise in COVID-19 infections over the last two months, the daily increase in infections appears to be stabilising, particularly in the Western Cape, Gauteng and Eastern Cape.
[Leadership] The campaign between supporters of Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu took a violent dimension as two persons identified as Oguma Ojo and Friday Yaya were shot on Friday night by an unknown person now said to be on the run, in Ward II in Igarra, Akoko-Edo local government area of the state.
[Leadership] Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday ordered reopening of worship centres in the state with effect from the 7th of August, saying positivity cases of the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced in the state.
[Premium Times] Nigeria’s political space was abuzz last week with the renewed debate on zoning of presidential power in the country ahead of the 2023 elections following an interview President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura, granted BBC Hausa Service.
[Ethiopian Herald] The African Development Bank approved grants worth about 41.16 million USD to Djibouti to bolster the national budget in support of government efforts to mitigate national and regional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Africa Development Bank.
[New Republic] MONROVIA, August 1-The Chairman of the Collaborating Political Parties-CPP and head of the Alternative National Congress-ANC, Mr.