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Culture wars dividing the West

One of the major world events during the Covid-19 pandemic was the eight minutes in which Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck. A harrowing eight minutes that was blasted across social media and crept into conversations…

Uganda's lethal lockdown exposed

Uganda’s lethal response to Covid-19 has led to an epidemic of violence, poverty and hunger, reports Zachary Ochieng. As the world continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, human rights watchdogs have criticized the Ugandan security forces for using excess force…

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’
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