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Photographs reveal the personal lives of the Lord’s Resistance Army

A great deal has been written about the Ugandan rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army. Under their commander, Joseph Kony, the group...

Building new cities to meet Africa’s rapid urbanisation is a risky...

By 2050 an estimated 2.5 billion more people will be added to urban areas, with 90% of this growth taking place in...

African universities battle to attract post-doctoral researchers. Here’s why

Postdoctoral training is vital for new PhD graduates. This is a period of “apprenticeship” for a newly-minted researcher to hone their skills...

Former DR Congo Health minister to be questioned for ’embezzling Ebola...

Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga was transferred to the public prosecutor's office on Tuesday, three days...

Ethiopia’s new year offers a chance to unite the country

Meskerem is the first month in Ethiopia’s unique 13-month calendar. Ethiopia celebrates its New Year on the first day of Meskerem, which...

Robert Mugabe awarded Presidential Honour in Singapore

The body of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was flown home from Singapore on Wednesday morning, five days after he died in...

Xenophobia: time for cool heads to prevail in Nigeria and South...

The latest xenophobic attacks in South Africa have ignited the long-standing tensions between the country and Nigeria. These are captured in the...

Dialogue does not mean defeat: rethinking Africa’s stance on counter-terrorism

When neither opponent can achieve the upper hand in a game of chess, it’s only a matter of time before a stalemate...

President Kenyatta mourns former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe – FULL

MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE BY H.E. HON. UHURU KENYATTA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF FORMER ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE On...

China has taken a different route to involvement in African aviation

China has been a latecomer to African aviation. Even though Ethiopian Airlines started flying to China in November 1973, there were few...

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