Africans, among them South Africans, Nigerians, Ghanains, Congolese and Ivorians, are trying to flee into Poland and other countries neighbouring Ukraine
Mount Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro and the Rwenzori mountains are all retreating faster than the global mean
Nongovernmental organisations applying for observer status at the African Union are subjected to intense scrutiny but a non-African state merely needs the approval of the AU Commission’s chairperson
The international relations department has released a statement condemning the decision
Ramaphosa is said to be considering appointing former Gauteng health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa or Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the minister of health
As Africa mourns George Floyd, we must look in the mirror and address police brutality on our own continent
Collaborating with other universities will assist in dealing with diseases and other social issues that know no borders
It is difficult for residents of informal settlements to follow guidelines to prevent Covid-19 transmission, such as hand-washing, in the absence of access to water. It is governments’ responsibility to provide these basic services
The Covid-19 pandemic is throwing the poor governance of some African countries into sharp relief
In a leaked memo, AU staff claim that commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat is destroying the continental body
The African Union’s role in Sudan’s political crisis proves that it’s legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
A year ago Eritreans could hardly contain their joy as Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed touched down in Asmara. The city had seen nothing like it in a generation that knew war rather than peace. Men and women lined the streets and waved Ethiopian flags as Abiy arrived to seal a peace deal.PROMOTEDThere Is An Easier Way […]
An internal inquiry has implicated senior officials in sexual harassment, nepotism and fraud, but there have been no repercussions for the accused
An August 2015 peace deal collapsed almost a year after it was signed and the conflict spread, drawing in more groups around the country
Developing the youth is the African Union Commission’s top priority
Libya has been mired in chaos since the 2011 ousting of Muammar Gaddafi and a series of international efforts have so far failed to unite the country
Will Paul Kagame be able to sustain the momentum and ensure the implementation of his continental plans?
Africa has one of the largest stateless populations in the world, however governments have only recently started to recognise it as a serious problem
Leaked letter reveals deep divisions within the African Union Commission
Damning findings show that sexual harassment is rife within the African Union Commission
With the president out of the country and gravely ill, the government’s intransigence is costing its people a chance of freedom long denied
Three weeks after promising an inquiry into sexism at the AU, nothing has happened
Women staff object to ‘professional apartheid’ and routine discrimination at the AU Commission
‘She has the understanding that governance is not about ticking boxes but about its impact on people’
‘We are going to have a ballot paper at the ANC conference after 105 years for [a] president that is a female’
The front-runners for the ANC’s presidency have flimsy platitudes and little else to offer
The ANC treasurer says it would be wrong to give the losing presidential hopeful a consolation prize
The African Union Commission chairperson says countries can benefit from allowing citizens to move freely across borders.
According to leaked secret intelligence documents, Dlamini-Zuma allegedly faced "an eminent threat" to her life in Addis Ababa in 2012.
African leaders are set to discuss economic recovery for countries affected by war and the Ebola virus at the African Union summit in Adis Ababa.
Kenya’s special forces are still battling "one or two" Islamist militants holed up inside Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall.
Outgoing Prime Minister Raila Odinga, defeated in Kenya’s presidential polls by Uhuru Kenyatta, is preparing his Supreme Court appeal alleging fraud.