The Climate Emergency

With extreme weather events like floods and droughts already having a disastrous impact on people’s lives across a continent that has become a climate change hotspot, countries must take urgent steps to reduce their vulnerability, writes Newton Vusa Sibanda CLIMATE…

In search of universal human rights

Drawn up after World War ll, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was seized upon by Africa’s independence leaders to advance their cause. By Franck Kuwonu African countries barely existed when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human…

Rush for C'wealth gold

Africans scramble for medals as the best athletes in the Commonwealth compete in Australia’s Gold Coast for the 21st ‘Friendly Games’

African migration: an unstoppable human tide

Following Nato’s toppling of Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has become the main gateway for migrants and refugees from Africa and the Middle East attempting to get to Europe. Having created a lawless space replete with arms and trigger-happy militias, European…
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