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
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.
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.