Young men and women from Matabeleland in southern Zimbabwe are shunning recruitment in the army, largely because of bitterness over past military atrocities. The so-called Gukurahundi in the early 1980s claimed
As with many conflicts and other humanitarian emergencies around the world, those who suffer the most are women, young girls and children. The current terrible crisis in South Sudan offers no exception.
In many cities in Africa, if you’re out with your better half, you may want to keep your affection for each other hidden from everyone else. Things such as kissing, hugging or petting - even between married couples – aren&r
Effectively-managed cities can help provide jobs for South Africa's millions of unemployed young people, suggests a new report from one of the country's development think tanks.
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Ugandan AIDS bodies and campaigners have warned that the “ugly clauses” of an HIV bill passed by Parliament late Tuesday, which includes the criminalisation of the “wilful and intentional” transmission of the disease
The residents of Goma in eastern DRC don’t take much interest in local artists and their work. Buying art remains a luxury only tourists can afford. But Congolese artists are determined to make their work accessible for all.
In South Sudan, the 11.7 million cattle, 12.4 million goats and 12.1 sheep easily outnumber the 13 million human population. Experts say the large numbers of livestock are posing a threat to the environment.