Op-Ed: Africa urgently needs a shared identity for its $3trn free trade club to work, could music be a unifier?
The recent xenophobic violence in South Africa and the reprisal attacks in other African countries targeting South Africa makes African integration hang in the balance.
Tunisia’s voters took to the polls on Sunday, September 15, in the first round of the second democratic direct presidential election in the country’s history.
Old Mutual could have avoided its costly legal battle with sacked CEO Peter Moyo if it had explored more options to manage the conflict of interest with Moyo and his company NMT Capital – the issue at the heart of the dismissal.
In recent years there has been significant improvements towards empowering women in Africa and the Middle East (AME). Despite these steps towards inclusion, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Gender Gap index, it will take more than 150 years to close the gender gap between men and women in Africa and the Middle East.
For three consecutive weeks leading up to 19 August 2017, police or intelligence agents allegedly followed opposition chief whip, and perennial thorn in the president’s side, Tundu Lissu wherever he went.
Food and nutrition insecurity is a chronic problem for Africa. Despite decades of humanitarian and development efforts, one in five Africans remain undernourished and a third of Africa’s children are stunted.
At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of almost empty stadiums is a powerful narrative. But not the kind that African sports, African football, or corporate sponsors deserve.