Five African countries made the list of the top 10 major refugee-hosting countries in the world this year.
Primary school children who belong to ethnic minorities are especially vulnerable to dropping out of school early.
How Africa’s poor laboratory services are hampering disease control Laboratory services play an important role in diagnosing and monitoring diseases. They are also critical in identifying changing disease patterns that come about from changes in lifestyle, migration and population growth. These patterns often result in
Robert Mugabe’s government has threatened the public with arrest if found to be using Social Media for what the government deems to be abuse. It warns, “All sim cards in Zimbabwe are registered in the name of the user. Perpetrators can be easily identified.” Zimbabwe’s
Ghana’s school feeding scheme is slowly changing children’s lives Millions of Ghanaian children live in poverty. About one in ten – roughly 1.27 million – come from households that are so poor they can’t afford the amount and type of food that’s needed to stave
Free sanitary towels could help keep Tanzanian girls in school In the world’s poorer countries and rural areas – most particularly in Africa and Asia – girls who are menstruating usually can’t afford sanitary towels. Instead, they’ll use old rags. Worse, some will use unhygienic
On Tuesday, the hacktivist group Anonymous shut down the ZANUPF Political Party’s website after taking down the EFF’s website the same day. Anonymous [@zim4thewin] labelled the EFF party as racists, likened the EFF to the German Nazi’s and stated that Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANUPF party are
Africa is failing to close the gap on providing water and sanitation The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of ensuring access to clean water and sanitation for all by 2030 is an ambitious target for Africa. According to new research by non-partisan research network Afrobarometer,
A Senegalese court on Monday, 30 May 2016, sentenced former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to life in prison. Habré was convicted for crimes against humanity in a landmark case that rights groups say could open the door for more war crimes convictions on the continent.
Robert Mugabe is one of Africa’s longest serving president. At 92, uncle Bob still has the energy of a teenager. He has made us cry and laugh at the same time. Here are some of the funniest quotes from President Robert Mugabe. Robert Mugabe’s Famous
Why Nigeria is turning to South African mercenaries to help fight Boko Haram Caroline Varin, Regent’s University London Nigeria has drafted “hundreds of mercenaries from South Africa” in its fight against Boko Haram. South Africans have a long-standing reputation as being among the best mercenaries