The African Development Bank (Banque Africaine de Développement in French, or BAD) returns to the Ivorian economic capital Abidjan after 11 years of absence, during which period it was located in Tunis
Since last night it’s all over for the African squads in the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil. According to AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said, Nigeria had their chances against France in their second round encounter.
While Africa celebrates the success of Nigeria and Algeria, the number of African teams in the knockout stage of the football World Cup could have been greater, argues AllAfrica football analyst Nick Said.
Never show a snoozing president on television. NTV, a Ugandan TV station learned that lesson the hard way, when it was banned from covering presidential events which it said showed Uganda President Yoweri Museveni dozing off in parliament.
When the Tokwe-Mukosi dam wall in the Chivi basin region in Zimbabwe breached in early January of this year, the government had found a perfect excuse to expel 18,000 people who had been living there since they were born.
Domestic violence is something that happens all over the world, but in many societies in Africa it’s just swept under the carpet. Should police or neighbors intervene? Or is it a private matter between two individuals?