Rigging elections has been a national sport in too many of the region’s territories – will Cameroon and Congo-Brazzaville be next?
Far too many African assets are still under the control of Western powers
The charges against the Pan-African Parliament’s president are the latest in a string of alleged offences by senior African leaders
Mbah Javis’s platform provides students with academic content including flashcards, past exam questions and an AI study assistant
The body of Martinez Zogo, a critic of private and public transgressions, was found five days after he disappeared, showing signs of torture
The state and separatists alike are accused of using abduction as a weapon of war and societal control
Collapsed Cameroonian embankment kills 14 funeral attendees, including survivor’s mother, brother and best friend.
With Mané and Salah absent, the semifinals seem as remote as ever, thanks to a glaring imbalance in development systems
Europe has changed its attitude towards Ukraine refugees
The world-famous footballer ran a stunning political campaign to win the top job at Cameroon’s football federation. Does he have his sights set even higher?
Cameroonian President Paul Biya ordered an investigation into the tragedy that occurred on Monday as crowds attempted to enter the Olembe Stadium in the capital Yaounde to watch the host nation play the Comoros
Conflict hotspots, most in the Sahel region, will continue to dominate the news this year, while a number of countries will hold key elections.
The highlights of 2021 in Africa
With the main stadium unfinished and Covid-19 on the move, Africa’s football tournament has … let’s call them issues. Still, the hosts insist Afcon will go ahead
South Africa, the continent’s largest emitter, is not among several African countries that joined the UK-led coalition committing to phase out the fossil fuel
New scientific research shows the oil company understood the science before it became a public issue and spent millions to promote misinformation
Research by Afrobarometer has found that almost three in 10 respondents (28%) said they had paid a bribe in the past year
What’s been happening on the continent this week?
With Mondays enforced as off-days from work in conflict-ridden Cameroon, gathering at dog meat eateries to consume the delicacy and drink alcohol has become a weekly pastime.
Men’s national football teams have done well in junior world tournaments, but that success hasn’t been replicated on the senior global stage. What causes this and how can it be corrected?
The semifinals tip off on Saturday, with a champion to be crowned on Sunday
Franck Biya, a Cameroonian businessman is also the son of President Paul Biya. Does this mean he will be president, too?
Even when only one result is possible, elections can tell us a lot about what’s really going on
International intervention needed in Tigray region of Ethiopia and Anglophone areas of Cameroon
The invasive salvinia fern is taking over the nation’s largest lake; now all hope rests with a tiny alien bug
The African nation is hoping to use the tournament to paper over the divisions of the Anglophone crisis and the cracks made by a dictator who has ruled for almost four decades. Will it work?
A respected and robust United States — with all of our flaws, mistakes and missteps — can be good for the defence of democracy, not least in Africa
A slew of recent attacks in the country means sending your child to school can be a life or death decision
Many African countries modelled their political system on the United States. But given the flaws in the model, it may be time to reconsider
Cameroonians are caught between a vicious civil war at home and brutal detention and deportation measures in the countries they flee to
Ahead of planned protests, Cameroon’s main opposition leader argues that change is more urgent than ever
When conflict and Covid-19 disrupt schooling and devastate the economy, girls drop out, and teen pregnancies rise