Tag: Central Africa

South Africa:#LandExpropriation – ANC’s Magashule Warns Mbeki to Respect Party Decisions

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has taken a jibe at former president Thabo Mbeki, saying that, as a "loyal member of the ANC", he should respect, abide by and toe the line on the party's decisions on land.

Nigeria:Mixed Feelings Over Kaduna’s Free Education for Girls

Kaduna -Renovated building at Government Girls Senior Secondary School Soba, Kaduna Photo via facebook: The Governor of Kaduna State

Plot, Poison, or Curse? Ebola Rumours Spread in Congo

Dakar -Some think the disease is a plot to kill off opposition voters. Others believe it is a money-making scheme by foreign groups.

Who Is Running for the Presidency?

The DR Congo plans to go to the polls in just a few months. The opposition needs a consensus candidate if it wants to have a chance at the presidency, experts say. This looks highly unlikely.

The Weaponization of Sex in Congo

In most African societies, sexually assaulted people are often accused of complicity in acts perpetrated against them.  Consequently, they keep silent to avoid social rejection, forced marriage with their abuser, incarceration, further abuse, or even murder. The general attitude of the community is likely to affect the victim's approach to...

Ebola Control in Butembo – Africa CDC Supports the Local Coordination Prevention Commission

Butembo -In order to support the Congolese Government's efforts in the response to this tenth Ebola epidemic, the African Union, through the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), is contributing to this effort by providing professionals with proven skills who are actively involved in the control and...

Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But…

Cape Town -The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in the past three decades, according to a United Nations report published today.

Africa:Yes, Neighbourly South Africa Helps Keep Zimbabwe’s Lights On


Nigeria:Borno Governor Dissolves Cabinet

The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday, announced the dissolution of his cabinet.

South Sudan:Surgeon Awarded Prestigious UNHCR Refugee Prize

The UNHCR's 2018 Nansen Refugee Award was presented to Dr Evan Atar Adaha for his committed service at a hospital in war-torn South Sudan. He spoke to DW about his work and the current situation in the fragile region.