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
This week, Malala Yousafza visited Nigeria in support of the school girls that were kidnapped by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram three months ago, and their parents. The name Boko Haram is often translated
From all across Rwanda, and even from parts of neighbouring Burundi, people flock to the southern town of Butare to a little shop called Inzozi Nziza: Rwanda’s first-ever ice cream store.
By Amy Fallon, Butare
Nigerians are beginning to adjust to the sad reality that they live in a country where suicide bombers and terrorists could be lurking around the next corner thanks to a ready supply of advanced weapons smuggled through the country’s
The jail sentence slapped on the editor of a Zimbabwean community newspaper signals an ongoing culture of media repression under Zanu-PF, the party of long-term President Robert Mugabe, or so says exiled journalist Tanonoka Whande.
After a week that saw a massacre inside a UN base and wide-scale ethnic-based slaughter in an oil-producing region, the international community is grappling with what, if any, options remain to save lives in South Sudan.