The African Union celebrates its 50th anniversary this week. But how did the preeminent network uniting 54 African states begin? A better question might be with whom did it begin.
In this edition of Africa in
Thirty-year-old Cynthia Jadot is the woman behind Valancy. The store in Goma, in the DRC province of North Kivu, has done well, appealing to men and women with a penchant for quality clothes imported from
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!
30 June marks the worldwide cessation of refugee status for Rwandan nationals, as designated by United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). But the looming date has Rwandan refugees in the DRC worried.
By Taylor Toeka Kakala, Goma
In this 13th clip from the Surprising Europe video series, we encounter undocumented migrant Ssuuna Golooba once again. The Ugandan journalist discovers that in the Netherlands pets have some privileges that foreigners do not.