KENYA

Sex crimes, evangelism and the collective guilt of American intervention in Africa

Mathew Lane Durham's sexual abuse of orphans in Kenya exposes a deeper disfunction with American voluntourism and Christian outreach in Africa

Kenya’s finance minister pleads not guilty to graft charges

Henry Rotich handed himself over to police on Monday after the country's top prosecutor ordered he and 27 other officials be arrested

Kenya’s finance minister arrested on graft charges

Top prosecutor Noordin Haji had ordered the arrest and prosecution of the minister Henry Rotich and 27 other officials on charges of fraud

Discard the odd and publish in Africa

As we continue using the same blueprint, we will continue mourning the high illiteracy rates and low returns in the book market

Blind to the matatu

The future of Kenya's matatu sector is all but absent in the government's neoliberal vision for urban planning

Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in historic judgment

‘The state cannot be the sheriff in people’s bedrooms’

Botswana to rule on scrapping anti-gay laws

Homosexual acts are outlawed in Botswana — one of Africa's most stable, democratic nations — under the country's penal code of 1965

This country has upheld its ban on gay sex. Here’s why it could be deadly.

“The failure to decriminalise consensual same-sex relations will undermine Kenya’s aim of reaching universal health coverage,” UNAids says.

​How to write about Binyavanga

Writing about Binyavanga, as is writing about Africa, is about what is left off the page

​Kenya high court will not repeal anti-LGBT law

The three-judge bench ruled that the laws do not in any way violate the rights of LGBT Kenyans

A life spent rewriting Africa

Binyavanga Wainaina was an exceptional writer, activist and human being

Where Kenya leads on queer rights, the rest of Africa must follow

Friday’s ruling could be a new landmark in the fight for queer rights on the continent

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it