Roman Polanski cast a shadow over France’s Cesar Awards on Friday even as he won best directing for his film “An Officer and a Spy,” with several women in the audience walking out in protest at honouring a man facing rape accusations.
Ellen Fungisai Chipango, University of Johannesburg Zimbabwe’s economic challenges are numerous, but one of the most pressing is electricity scarcity. Around 40% of the country’s population has access to electricity. The country has access to vast and diverse possible energy resources. These include about 12 billion metric tonnes of coal, hydro power potential concentrated along […]
People living in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria town of Yambio can now have access to justice, through the initiation of a mobile court in the area, which is expected to hear more than 100 cases by end of the year.
A new United Nations report has found that despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel. They are doing so not because they are fleeing danger but rather because their home countries are not able to meet their aspirations quickly enough.
The issue of policy consensus is critical to South Africa’s developmental trajectory. That is the view of the United Nations Development Programme’s newly-appointed Resident Representative to South Africa, Economist Dr Ayodele Odusola, who assumes the role later in June.
In the weeks leading up to Democratic Republic of Congo’s controversial election, those leaving power quietly passed two decrees guaranteeing themselves money and benefits that would ensure their financial security for decades to come.
Felix Tshisekedi is to be sworn in on Thursday as president of Democratic Republic of Congo, marking the country’s first-ever peaceful handover of power after chaotic and bitterly-disputed elections.
The giant solar panels mounted on the roof of Budiriro Polyclinic, a public health centre in Harare, bring a smile to the faces of patients, including 40-year-old Alen Tafirei.
Protests against Joseph Kabila staying in power in the DRC. Alexandros Michailidis/Shutterstock Marta Iñiguez, Institut Barcelona Estudis Internacionals The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been consumed by conflict and instability over the past two decades. The state is weak while unemployment is rife and good health care and education are inaccessible for most people. […]
Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday called on President Joseph Kabila to step down ahead of elections in December but ruled out boycotting the poll.