Meet a Naija incarnation of the blackface character ever-present in the Dutch story of Sinterklaas. But this Zwarte Piet is more than just a fleeting holiday figure. He’s Africa’s answer to hassle-free migration to Europe...
A new report on corruption in Uganda names President Yoweri Museveni as one of those responsible for what it calls widespread "bribery, nepotism, and misuse of official positions and resources" in the country.
No less than 35 percent of the newly elected MPs in Zimbabwe are women, thanks to a special electoral quota system to increase women’s representation in Parliament. At age 29, Tionei Melody Dziva is the youngest of them.
I’m engaged. Not out of love, not because I have to, but because I need to get to the other side of the Democratic Republic of Congo: from the capital Kinshasa in the west to Goma in the far east of the country.
This year – and for the fourth time – the yearly Mo Ibrahim Prize for African leadership has not been awarded. Surely, French President François Hollande would like to win it… but one of the requirements to wi