As African heads of state celebrate the African Union's achievements and forge plans for the next 50 years, it's time for them to be practical. This op-ed urges the AU to invest in civil and vital registration
RNW recently spoke to Fatou Bensouda, the Gambian chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Here she answers a question posed by one of our readers about the case of former Ivory Coast
The riskiest country in the world to be a new mother is the Democratic Republic of Congo. That's according to Save the Children's 2013 State of the World's Mothers report.
By Nadia Samie-Jacobs as published by our partner allAfrica
In this 14th clip from the Surprising Europe video series, we meet Senegalese singer-songwriter Papy. Now living in Rome, he urges fellow African immigrants to tell folks back home about the hard realities of life in Europe.
Nearly two decades after the genocide, Rwanda has enacted laws that guarantee freedom of information and the media's self-regulation. But, asks our blogger, where does this leave the country’s careful and considered journalists?
Dumisani Muleya, the editor of the Zimbabwe Independent, reporter Owen Gagare and company lawyer Nqobile Ndlovu were arrested Tuesday for publishing a story claiming Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party was “engaged in sensi
Mollin Siyanda, 46, a single mother of three from Harare’s low-income suburb of Hatcliffe, fears being arrested by the council police as she sells fruit, vegetables and second-hand clothes in the city centre without a permit.
This week, Ikenna 'sells' predator drones in Africa. He presents an experiment in Uganda involving a bag left in a public space. And he highlights a song from Zimbabwe. It's politically and socially engaged. But it's actually good!