Simone Gbagbo, the wife of the former president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, is on trial in her home country. She is charged not only with acts prejudicial to the security of the state, but also with
Islamic insurgent groups such as Boko Haram use the Qur’an to justify their actions. This has led many non-Muslims to see Muslims – especially those with full beards and dressed in hijab – as terrorists.
In Zimbabwe, where at least 450 people become unemployed every week, finding a formal job proves to be impossible for many youths. Some have resorted to smuggling second-hand clothes from Mozambique to make a living.
What’s in a name? What’s in a language? When I was growing up, I was very proud of my name. Shaun is a good-sounding name I think; very international, and it fits into the Anglo-Saxon tradition quite well.
Africa, with all its diverse cultures, boasts more than 2000 languages, which is almost one third of the world’s native languages according to the United Nations. But these languages are gradually becoming extinct. How do yo