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A survivor remembers the Westgate Mall attack

The morning of 21 September 2013 was strange. It was cold. The radio station I work for, East FM, was hosting their first ever Junior...

Pan Africanism that deifies oppressive African leaders is toxic to ordinary...

Reflecting on the cash crisis in Zimbabwe and the undeserved suffering of its people, Joyline Maenzanise is tired of black activists who idolise liberation...

From Libya to Israel, the African migrant faces a dire plight

From the shores of the continent to Europe and Israel, there is no group of people around the world who are more abused and...

Sudanese Community In Durban Marches For Peace And Justice

As atrocities in Sudan continue gaining spotlight since the June 3rd Massacre, Sudanese-South Africans marched in Durban, calling for peace, justice, and...

The Other Universals Project: exploring the body as a source of...

The Other Universals Project aims to bring together scholars from all over the world to interrogate the question of oppression and discrimination by focusing on the views...

Dividend or Disaster: UNICEF’s new report into population growth in Africa

The projected expansion in Africa's child population will necessitate an increase of more than 11 million skilled education and health personnel by 2030, if...

Film Festival Veteran Soheir Abdel Kader On Pan-African Filmmaking

Soheir Abdel Kader is an Egyptian film festival expert. Among her many career accomplishments and designations, she is the founder and president of both...

Cyclone Idai: Tough Press Laws Hinder Reporting From Mozambique

Cyclone Idai has devastated Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The cyclone hit Mozambique's second-largest port city of Beira on March 14 before...

Africa Day: Exploitation ‘Driving’ Xenophobia in Cape Town

Escalating xenophobia in South Africa is tarnishing its "Rainbow Nation''. But over the past year, the spotlight has increasingly shifted focus to...

How political parties in South Africa reacted to the Zimbabwe crisis

On Tuesday, the Zimbabwean Defence Force (ZDF) moved into Zimbabwean capital Harare, to “target criminals” aligned to President Robert Mugabe. Despite that it seems...

What’s Behind South Africa’s Messy Foreign Policy?

South Africa has come under a great deal of criticism for its response to the situations unfolding in Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of...

Here’s why the UN is calling for more women peacekeepers

The United Nations recently recommended that countries increase the number of female peacekeepers in peacekeeping missions. Last month, during the 71st UN General Assembly...

South Africa’s violent silence on Zimbabwe’s shutdown

JACQUELINE TIZORA asks why, considering our interlinked histories, South Africa has displayed through the course of #ZimShutdown2016. Recent unrest in Zimbabwe has seen police, government’s...

Kahindo Mateene: “The African Fashion Industry Needs More Investment”

Bright reds, purples, yellows, and greens characterise designer Kahindo Mateene’s collection launched at the African International Fashion (AFI). AFI is a platform...

The MDC outlines its role in the new Zimbabwe

Following a military coup last week in Zimbabwe, the president Robert Mugabe stepped down on Tuesday evening after 37 years in power, paving the...

Celebrating Africa Day During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The role of African Universities as Agents of Solidarity and Development in Post-Pandemic Africa by Cornelius Hagemeir...

Trade, Tourism and Education: China’s impact on South Africa is growing

Over the past decade, South Africa has continued to strengthen its ties with the People's Republic of China. The country could stand...

Kenya’s Save Lamu and deCOALonize campaign powers climate change resistance

Stemming from the latest conflicts around South Africa's pending nuclear power expansion programme, said to be one of the largest government tenders in post-Apartheid...

The testimonies of these rape victims in Kenya show the failure...

During Kenya’s 2007-2008 post-election violence, hundreds of women and girls were raped as part of a broad pattern of violations against communities. Sexual violence...

You need to get your hands on these comics that tell...

Comics haven’t always been the best at telling complex stories with diverse characters. For example, when Black Panther came onto the scene back in...
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