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
Social media frenzy – hype even – might be just what Zimbabwe needs to adequately prepare for the elections. Our blogger surveys what links are worth airtime as people prepare to cast their votes.
By Thomas Madhuku, Harare
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has officially launched a nationwide voter registration campaign, for elections due to be held this year. But the exercise has been overshadowed by reports of irregularities on a massive scale.
In this 12th clip from the Surprising Europe video series, we meet Sylvia from Uganda. Even after living in the Netherlands for 15 years, she still hasn't found a permanent home. The situation drove her to the verge of suicide.