[The Conversation Africa] Every country has its own political language. These terms and phrases that have developed over time give distinctive meanings that may not be fully understood by outsiders
[ISS] Africa’s history is laced with decades of colonial exploitation, which together with developmental assistance programmes such as the International Monetary Fund’s structural adjustment initiatives of the 1980s and 1990s, has had debilitating consequences.
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda yesterday accused Rwanda of engaging in a trade war by employing non-tax barriers to block Uganda exports and to prevent Rwandans from exporting to Uganda.
[VOA] The charity Doctors Without Borders has suspended its Ebola virus-fighting operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo after attacks on two of its treatment centers this week, raising the risk that Ebola infections in the area will increase.
[Deutsche Welle] Some of the Mozambicans and Angolans who came as contract workers to East Germany 40 years ago stayed on and witnessed German unification at firsthand. Here are two of their stories.
[New Zimbabwe] NELSON Chamisa said Sunday that he is open to being challenged at the MDC’s elective congress which is due in May and warned Zanu PF against meddling in the opposition party’s internal affairs.
[ISS] Martin Fayulu, leader of the Lamuka coalition and winner of the recent presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – but who is not the new president – wrote to Africa’s leaders gathered for last week’s African Union’s (AU) summit.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde – People fleeing war, natural disasters or violence within their own countries could be costing countries a combined $13 billion a year, a new study released on Wednesday revealed.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -For a long time the country has been divided along tribal lines.