[East African] The World Bank has applauded Somalia’s economic resurgence, but said that high levels of illiteracy pose a threat to long-term growth.
[allAfrica] A veteran African diplomat is taking center stage this week at the United Nations as the 74th session of the General Assembly (UNGA) gets underway.
ROBERT MUGABE had been out of power for nearly two years when he died on September 6th (see Obituary). He had been far away and sick since April, so you might think his death would not rattle his successor as president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa. But bones have a way of making themselves felt.
[New Frame] Capitalist platitudes rise to the surface in South Africa’s Heritage Month. In the wake of the xenophobic attacks, as citizens we must have conversations about our migrant culture.
[Africa Check] Video can be easily manipulated, misrepresented and created. This is a guide to spotting three types of misleading videos.
[The Herald] China stands with Africa in calling for the “immediate and unconditional” removal of all illegal sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by Western countries, Beijing’s Ambassador to Harare Mr Guo Shaochun has said.
[Nation] Kenyans are less troubled about the security of personal data posted on internet, a global survey shows, implying they could be an easy target for cyber criminals.
[This Day] Augustine Oboh writes that the Oshiomhole-led party should do everything to win the state
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] In an unusually strong statement, seven NGOs meeting in Pemba on 23 August blamed the insurgency in Cabo Delgado on poverty, lack of development, and government backing of big mining and gas companies instead of local people. “Widespread poverty coexists with the emergence of high but frustrated social expectations that generate conflict.”
[IPS] Addis Ababa -African leaders have been asked to walk the talk, and lead from the front, in order to build resilience and adaptation to the adverse impacts of climate change on the continent.