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
Thirty-year-old Cynthia Jadot is the woman behind Valancy. The store in Goma, in the DRC province of North Kivu, has done well, appealing to men and women with a penchant for quality clothes imported from
WUA remakes a classic film: 'My Fair Naijaboy' starring special guest Naija Runs Girl. Watch as she uses compassion, and a whip, to transform naive Emeka Doolittle (played movingly by Ikenna Azuike) into a real Nigerian man.
Fourteen-year-old Salif has been missing since August. His mother, Amina Diallo, thinks Islamists kidnapped him on his way to the market in their hometown of Gao and recruited him as a child soldier.
By Issa Sikiti da Silva, Bamako
Our blogger has finally found the job he would like to do in Uganda. It begins with a cover letter to President Museveni.
Dear Mr. President of the Republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni:
President Robert Mugabe’s plush R200 million (16.6 million euro) mansion is nearly complete and ready for occupation, reports from South Africa suggest.
By Nomalanga Moyo, as published by our partner SW Radio Africa