African feminists and the luxury of madness

By Nimi Princewill African culture isn't bosom friends with women's rights. Neither is religion a known admirer of ambitious women who demand equality with men....

West confuses stability and dictatorship

Commenting on what might happen in Ethiopia after the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, Mike Jennings, Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at SOAS...

No child should study in the dark

Imagine electricity was so scarce in your country, Côte d’Ivoire, children could only do their homework with the light from candles, oil lamps or...

Rwanda must help disband rebels:Hillary Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday urged Rwanda to help disarm and cut off support for the rebels who have battled government...

Kenya:Several killed in separatist attack on Malindi casino

At least seven people including one police officer were shot dead in gun battles in the early hours of Thursday after a gang attacked...

Kagame Is Building Another Mirage

Kagame has sold to the world that he transformed Rwanda into the Singapore of Africa. He is now embarking on transforming the entire African...

An Empire for the Betrayed Children

By Um'Khonde Habamenshi Imagine you grew up in Senegal and moved to France at 21 years. Imagine you pursued a career as a social worker, reuniting...

The ‘Mohamed Salah Effect’ is real – my research shows how...

Solava Ibrahim, Anglia Ruskin University "Mo Salah, Mo Salah, running down the wing … Salalalaah, the Egyptian king!" This is how fans of Liverpool FC cheer...

Eritrea:A group of soldiers have surrounded the ministry of information building...

Reports from Eritrea say a group of soldiers have surrounded the ministry of information building in the capital, Asmara. State TV has also reportedly been...

Nairobi: At least 20 people dead in shooting the Kenyan Red...

A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says. The...

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