Africa, South Africa, Human Rights, Politics, World
Africa, Business, Life
Many of us have heard about the dichotomy between terrorist and freedom fighter; and it is often the subject of intense debate.
Africa, Nigeria, Politics
If you thought McDonald’s and Coca-Cola would dominate, you thought wrong…
Africa, Chad, Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria, Human Rights, Editor's Choice
Escalating numbers of dead bodies, severe hunger, constant protests, the heavily armed Boko Haram, and a very shaky administration; is Nigeria stumbling to the ground? Well, this is a question that still remains unanswered!
Africa, Asia-Pacific, Human Rights, Editor's Choice
In the first world, we generally understand our privilege when compared to many other countries. We know that there’s more terrorism in the Middle East, less government stability in Venezuela, and the Maldives is disappearing due to climate change.
Africa, Nigeria, Human Rights
“Amidst all the campaigns for alleviation of crimes and the progress of our defenses, the abduction of women around the world to be forced to marrying their captors remains unstopped.”
Africa, DR Congo, Politics, Editor's Choice
Nowadays, LGBTQ rights in Nigeria are being strongly restricted. Most of the population of Nigeria (97%) think that a relationship between two women or two men is amoral and against the rules of society.
Africa, DR Congo, Business, Politics
The president of the DRC, Joseph Kabila, is one of the leaders in Africa who have shown intentions of clinging to power, through unconstitutional means. The ruling party and other supporting coalitions in the DRC, have delayed the national elections that were to be held in 2016. This clearly indicates Kabila’s quest for more power beyond his final term.
Africa, Ethiopia, Human Rights
Editor’s note: D.R Congo refers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known as Zaire between 1971-1997. The Republic of the Congo (sometimes called Congo-Brazzaville) is a different country, and is not to be confused with the DR Congo.
Africa, Zimbabwe, Politics
Recently a wave of anti-government protests has created unrest throughout Ethiopia. Thousands of people including men, women, children, youngsters even senior citizens are crossing their forearms above their heads as a signature of protest against the corruption of the Ethiopian Government. The protests started in the Oromo Region before spreading all over the country.
Zimbabwe is no stranger to turmoil as Robert Mugabe’s tenure runs into its 36th year, with his iron-fisted rule has becoming synonymous with financial mismanagement, deprivation of civil liberties and brain drain, yet a fresh wave of demonstrations has tested the ruler more so than ever.