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Doubts about fire that destroyed Sierra Leone opposition’s party offices

Sierra Leone opposition leader has seen his party office go up in flames, been arrested on several occasions and charged in court.

Rwanda police arrest presidential critic Diane Shima Rwigara for forgery, tax evasion

Rwanda police justified the arrest of the former presidential hopeful, saying Diane Shima Rwigara had failed to respond to previous summonses.

UN names first victims’ rights official to combat sexual abuse by soldiers

UN head Antonio Guterres has tapped Jane Connors to put victims first as she works to eliminate sexual exploitation committed by peacekeeping troops.

Kenya elections: Three women make political history

Under the shadow of an ongoing tallying dispute in Kenya’s presidential election, three women are set to become governors.

UN warns of genocide in Central African Republic

The UN's aid chief has alerted member states of the "early warning signs of genocide" amid increasing violence.

Kenyan police end deadly siege at home of deputy president

A 20-hour siege at Kenyan Deputy President Ruto's home has ended with the death of the suspected assailant

Burundi robotics team goes missing from US competition

Six Burundian teenagers have vanished after taking part in a robotics tournament in Washington DC.

The Gambia’s post-election blues

Seldom has an election given rise to so much hope on the African continent as the one that placed Adama Barrow at the helm of the Gambia.

Meet one of the women credited with Emmanuel Macron’s success: Sibeth Ndiaye

Sibeth Ndiaye has been recognised as a key component of Macron's success, and is even considered a role model to young women

Kabila names new DRC government despite agreement on elections

The president's list followed last month's naming of a former opposition leader as his prime minister.

ANC ‘must end corruption’ to win back voters

The ruling party has published a policy paper calling for an end to internal squabbles, poor governance and corruption.

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!