Opinions

Time For West To Back Zimbabwe

By Bruce Mutsvairo SYDNEY-   If Western governments are sincere about political reforms in Zimbabwe, then they have to support President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new government. There are no two ways to it. Long-time followers of Zimbabwean politics will tell you that the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) for right or wrong reasons will struggle to […]

East African law firm predicts key growth for African countries ready to invest in gaming

Once bitten twice shy – How about this Zimbabwe Election and the processes?

The Next Africa Women's World

Yvette Twagira: A Rwandan Princess recalls meeting Harry, The Royal Prince

BY YVETTE TWAGIRAMARIYA LONDON- A lot of people have been asking me what it was like to meet Prince Harry. I always say: “The most exciting experience of my life”  and I always add “Now, I know why African women like him so much!”. I met Prince Harry on his last royal visit (as a single man) […]

A story of Kenewendo, Makhaya, Leoka: Women rise to the fore in southern Africa

Stadium violence reflects deep seated misogyny and governance issues

Northern Africa

Morocco Embassy Observes Throne Celebrations

BY STAFF WRITER PRETORIA- The Moroccan Embassy in South Africa this week hosted Throne Celebrations in Pretoria, the event was attended by diplomats and senior government official. The celebration marked the 19th anniversary of the accession of His Majesty King Mohammed VI to the Throne. The Throne Celebration in Morocco is a national occasion observed […]

UN Leads Celebration To Thank Ramadan Blood Donors

UK welcomes Libya election deal

Eastern Africa

The Arms Trade in The Horn of Africa

LONDON-EXX Africa has published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa. The trade of illegal weapons in the Horn of Africa remains highly lucrative and is comprehensively entwined with transnational terrorist groups, drug smuggling, and the conflict in nearby Yemen. The focus of the regional arms trade remains volatile Somalia […]

New Rebel Group Declares War on Rwanda’s Paul Kagame

In South Sudan, up to 2.4 million children are not attending school

Business Culture & Lifestyle Southern Africa

Gauteng Tourism eyes US market in AFROPUNK Joburg 2018 promotion drive

STAFF WRITER JOHANNESBURG- Gauteng Tourism returns to New York this weekend to promote the AFROFUNK Joburg 2018 after a similar campaign last year yielded results, with throngs of international revellers attending the inaugural edition of the festival. Team SA – comprising Gauteng Tourism, Constitution Hill, Brand SA and South African Tourism – will undertake onsite activations […]

Zimbabweans Collect Condoms To Make Floor Polish

South Africa’s Ramaphosa arrives in the DR Congo

Western Africa

United Nations expert to assess human trafficking in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria- UN Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro will assess the issue of trafficking in persons in Nigeria, during an official visit to the country from 3-10 September. “My visit is an opportunity to meet with relevant stakeholders to discuss various forms and manifestations of trafficking in persons and key human rights concerns and challenges, […]

Dangote Now the Most Valuable Brand in Nigeria

UN Chief Condemns Attack Targeting International Forces in Northern Mali

The Editor's Choice

Experts define sustainable packaging priorities for Africa

Food losses and waste are an enormous drain on natural resources. Roughly one-third of the annual food produced globally for human consumption — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — is lost or wasted. These losses are particularly unfortunate in Africa where approximately 20 per cent of the population is undernourished. Appropriate packaging has a significant impact […]

Don’t threaten us, we are only doing our job

Morgan Tsvangirai: The great river is flowing no more