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Tracing Nelson Mandela’s footsteps 100 years after his birth
July 12, 2018
July 18 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013. ... read more »
Deep Mourning Over Passing of Nigerian Reggae Legend
June 15, 2018
Born Ukeleke Elumelu Onwubuya, Ras Kimono, alongside his Massive Dread Band, won several awards and was prominent in the Nigerian music scene for his socially-conscious lyrics. ... read more »
South African Conservationist Tapped for U.N. Expert Panel on Biodiversity
June 7, 2018
Dr. Dziba, who studied at Utah State University and Fort Hare University in the U.S., says he’s looking forward to engaging with people worldwide in finding solutions for the sustainability of the world’s natural assets. ... read more »
South African Promise of a ‘New Dawn’ Slowed by Infighting
June 7, 2018
South Africa’s former leader Jacob Zuma is among those said to be impeding efforts by his successor, President Cyril Ramaphosa, to create a “new dawn” for citizens and foreign investors – free of corruption and cronyism which became associated with the Zuma regime. ... read more »
Did Trump Meet His Match in President of Nigeria?
May 15, 2018
By developing its own agricultural sector, Nigeria could reduce mass unemployment and an over-reliance on oil which has already left a huge scar on the local environment. ... read more »
Debate Heats Up Over South African ‘White Privilege’
May 9, 2018
Members of the opposition Democratic Alliance are reportedly squabbling over a casual remark by the head of the party, Mmusi Maimane, who observed that White privilege and Black poverty were critical issues that needed to be addressed. ... read more »
Major Unrest Tests South African President Only Three Months in Office
April 24, 2018
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa cut short his appearance at the Commonwealth leaders’ summit in London after rising citizen anger at corruption and poor public service at home exploded into violence. ... read more »
South African Women Take Prize For Anti-Nuclear Effort
April 24, 2018
This week, international judges of the prestigious Goldman Environment Prize tapped Lekalakala and McDaid as one of their winners from six continents. ... read more »
Winnie Mandela bore the scars of battle, helped heal a nation
April 12, 2018
This week, Winnie Madikizela Mandela will be laid to rest and honored at a state funeral in South Africa. To many, she was loved as the “mother of the nation” even in her final days. When the roll is called of freedom fighters who changed the world and made it better, the name Winnie Mandela will rank near the top of the list. ... read more »
Martin Luther King Jr.’s work still resonates across Africa
April 5, 2018
Streets. Schools. A bridge in Burkina Faso. The name of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. can be found across Africa, a measure of the global influence of the American civil rights leader who was shot dead 50 years ago after speaking out against injustices at home and abroad. ... read more »
New ANC President Endorses Transfer of Lands from Whites to Blacks
March 11, 2018
New ANC President Endorses Transfer of Lands from Whites to Blacks ... read more »
Former Zimbabwe Leader to Receive State-Assisted Burial in Home Village of Buhera
February 20, 2018
Former Zimbabwe Leader to Receive State-Assisted Burial in Home Village of Buhera ... read more »
Cape Town In Survival Mode As Water Supplies Are Near Zero
February 6, 2018
Cape Town In Survival Mode As Water Supplies Are Near Zero ... read more »
African National Congress To Choose Successor To Incumbant Jacob Zuma
December 13, 2017
  Ramaphosa has been linked to a string of affairs with younger women, which he denies. ... read more »
Africa Puts Drones To Work For Tourism, Health Services And E-Commerce
December 6, 2017
More like small airplanes than quadcopters – the mechanical birds fly at 100 kms an hour, about 60 miles per hour, and can reach any clinic or hospital within 75 kilometers. ... read more »
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