Africa

Why African Elites Need Honorary Medals for Corruption

Without a doubt, Africa’s political history has indeed documented that power collapses, absolute power collapses absolutely. The worst scenario is political power fraught with deep-seated corruption, lack of transparency, and lack of public accountability. This has been the case, over…

The scourge of human trafficking in Ghana

It seems like only yesterday that Cissy, 25, was lured by a man claiming to be a travel agent who promised her the opportunity of a high-paying job. “Because I am a young woman who comes from a normal family…

Mali’s Military Ejects France but Faces Serious Challenges

On May 2, 2022, a statement was made by Mali’s military spokesperson Colonel Abdoulaye Maïga on the country’s national television, where he said that Mali was ending the defense accords it had with France, effectively making the presence of French…

Russia Dealing with Neo-Colonialism in Africa

The United States, European Union and their Pacific allies’ sanctions are truely fast-driving Russia towards Africa. As the sanctions bite, Russia continues stepping up to realign with Africa, steadily stemming its policy with mountainous pledges of helping with sustainable development,…

In the face of renewed fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, East African Community urges rebel factions to peace talks

At a meeting in the Kenyan capital, the governments of five of the seven countries belonging to the East African Community launched a plan to prevent the outbreak of a new armed conflict in the North Kivu region in the…

South Sudanese villagers asked to hand in their weapons

Authorities in the central state of Warrap, South Sudan, today reiterated their call for civilians to turn in hundreds of weapons in their possession, in order to reduce communal violence in the territory. The appeal by the state governor, General…

Yemen: ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ as first nationwide truce in six years continues

A UN brokered two-month renewable truce between the warring parties in Yemen is holding, Special Envoy Hans Grundberg told the Security Council on Thursday, providing “light at the end of the tunnel”, and the possibility of a lasting peace. The first…

Democratic Republic of Congo: The genocide of the Batwa

The Kahuzi-Biega National Park, located in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a destination for many tourists to see the subspecies of gorilla Gorilla Gorilla beringei graueri, known as the eastern lowland gorilla and which only lives…

Sergey Lavrov meets with League of Arab States on Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Over the years, Russia’s participation in the meeting of League of Arab States (LAS), that consists of a host of Middle Eastern and North African countries, the discussions focused on their regional conflicts, its implications and impact on development. It…

Bamboo: an alternative against climate change in Uganda

Divine Bamboo is the name of the Ugandan company that produces bamboo briquettes. “I wanted to do something that encompassed both my passion for nature and also helped in the fight against climate change and deforestation,” says the company’s founder…

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