[The Conversation Africa] Poor people in South Africa often feel that the only way they can be heard is to protest.
LITTLE OVER a year ago, Kenya seemed to be teetering. Swathes of the country refused to recognise Uhuru Kenyatta (pictured, left) as their president. Nearly 100 people had died in political violence after he was declared winner of a brace of elections in late 2017
[Daily News] CHADEMA National Chairman, Freeman Mbowe and Tarime Urban Member of Parliament, Ester Matiko yesterday got much needed relief when the High Court restored their bail which was canceled by Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam three months ago for violating bond conditions.
THE BESPECTACLED young woman from Kano, northern Nigeria’s largest city, laughs shyly before she speaks. But scars above her eyebrow and on her forearm hint at a dark past.
[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni has praised his guards, Special Forces Command (SFC) for ‘not being cowards’ and engaging opposition MPs and their supporters in Arua two weeks ago.
[African Arguments] In one of the world’s most homophobic countries, a new generation of writers are writing queer people into existence.
[The Conversation Africa] It is no coincidence that two of Aretha Franklin’s celebrated contemporaries who travelled to Detroit to see the singer in the last stages of her illness were Stevie Wonder and Jesse Jackson. It is hard to overestimate Franklin’s importance to both music and the civil rights movement — and the presence of one of music’s greatest figures alongside Martin Luther King Jr’s right-hand man at her bedside in the final days of her life is a fitting tribute to one of the true greats o
[Deutsche Welle] Almost a week after elections, Zimbabweans have begun mourning the dead and praying for peace as they brace themselves for more political wrangling in the week to come.
[This Day] Maiduguri -Barely a week after heavily armed Boko Haram fighters entered Maiduguri, with suicide bombers in their company, killing nine people in Jiddari Polo and High Court areas, four suicide bombers have again attacked two villages in Borno State.
[Guardian] Katsina -President Muhammad Buhari yesterday evening arrived Katsina State for a private visit to his hometown, Daura, ahead of today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress.