The African Union celebrates its 50th anniversary this week. But how did the preeminent network uniting 54 African states begin? A better question might be with whom did it begin.
In this edition of Africa in
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While former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) employees went to the Labour Court in Harare last week hoping for a ruling in favour of the finalization of their retrenchment packages, the country’s public and private sectors continu
Approximately 66 percent of births in sub-Saharan Africa go unregistered, reports UNICEF. In Ivory Coast, however, mobile technology is offering an innovative way to bring that statistic down and make every birth count.
When the government took their land and leased it to an international company, farmers in Njombe, a small town in Cameroon’s coastal Littoral Region, learned a life lesson of making lemonade out of lemons – or rather, dried frui
As war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda appears today at the International Criminal Court, fighters still loyal to him seek asylum in the DR Congo.
By Taylor Toeka Kakala, Goma, with additional reporting by Aimable Twahirwa, Kigali