[The Conversation Africa] Women are gaining ground in politics around the world. Last year, the so-called “pink wave” saw a record number of women elected to Congress in the US’s mid-term elections
[allAfrica] Cape Town -For a long time the country has been divided along tribal lines.
AFRICA’S REGIONAL institutions do not lack ambition. The African Union’s master plan promises a rich, peaceful continent criss-crossed by high-speed trains. Eventually
[Nation] The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has changed the kick off date of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) slated for Egypt.
[Nation] A new political party has been formed in the Coast, bringing to five the number of political parties from the region.
CANADA LIES far north of her intended destination, but Rahaf Muhammad is happy to be enduring its harsh winter. The 18-year-old Saudi hoped to end up in Australia after escaping her allegedly violent family
[This Day] Moody’s Investors Service has predicted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 2.3 per cent for Nigeria in 2019, slightly higher than an estimated 1.9 per cent in 2018.
[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released amended guidelines for subsequent elections.
[Afrobarometer] Libreville, Gabon -Despite massive public dissatisfaction with the status quo, Gabonese citizens strongly support democracy and reject military and one-man rule, Afrobarometer’s most recent national survey shows.
[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -In the face of country-wide public protests and calls for him to step down, Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir, while still ‘talking tough’, has hinted at his acceptance of the handover of power to the army.