Despite an increase in the number of people at risk for malaria, mortality rates have dropped dramatically since 2000 through the use of a handful of tools that global health advocates hope to supplement with a
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
The more freely Africans can speak their minds, the more confident they are in the performance of their governments, says the recently published report The Partnership of Free Speech & Good Governance in Africa.
A ritual not unlike exorcism has become widespread among many so-called ‘born again’ churches across Goma, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. During kuchunda, a person supposedly possessed by evil spirits is roughed up.