International

Africans fight new poaching crisis 

Across Africa, millions of donkeys are being stolen and brutally slaughtered to meet China’s insatiable demand for their skins. And, as Jill Starley-Grainger reports, it’s having a devasting effect on the people who rely on them to survive. When people talk about animal crime in Africa,…

Africa Brexit deal hits the buffers

There are just days to go before Britain finally severs ties with the EU. But with the UK in chaos, Martins Azuwike asks whether Africa’s UK trade deals will ever happen? Since Britain voted to leave the European Union in…

Malawi debates gay marriage

Malawi's new government announces possible changes to anti-sodomy legislation, including allowing gay couples to marry. Malawi made headlines last month after announcing to a UN conference that it may not only decriminalise gay sex – but it is also considering…

No respite for Libya migrants

Stuck between warring locals and a locked down Europe, African migrants are facing exploitation, harassment and murder in Libya. By Zachary Ochieng The Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing civil war in Libya have exacerbated the challenges faced by the country’s…

Nigerians react to US vote

Broadcast journalist Emeka Chigbu speaks to Nigerians about the US elections and finds out whether a Biden presidency will be better or worse for Africa.

Why are elephants dying in Botswana?

The deaths of around 350 elephants in Botswana’s swampy Okavango Delta region remain a mystery almost six months after large groups of the giant mammals started being found dead with their ivory still intact. On September 21, scientists reported to…
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