Some things just never seem to change. That is what voters stuck in the groundhog day of endless presidencies may have felt early this year.
- Monday, 25 July 2016 11:15
- The Africa Report
The Committee to Protect Journalists' 2016 edition of Attacks on the Press focuses on gender-based attacks on journalists, a problem compounded by fear of discrimination in the workplace if the victims speak out.
- Friday, 22 July 2016 16:45
- Pavithra Rao
Drones are being used in Africa today to track poachers, to gather vital agricultural information to help farmers with their crops, and as an intelligence tool to help the military anticipate and prepare against danger.
- Friday, 22 July 2016 15:30
- George Turner, Director, Finance Uncovered, United Kingdom
The Panama Papers have put the spotlight on tax avoidance once again. This is, of course, not a new issue. Before that, we had Swiss Leaks and BVI Leaks. You may be asking: how does tax avoidance work and why have policymakers struggled to rein it in?
- Wednesday, 20 July 2016 14:47
- Vava Tampa
Popular singer Papa Wemba woke the world up to the urban sounds of Kinshasa and spawned the flamboyant dress style known as 'la sape'. The story of Papa Wemba's journey to superstardom reads like something from a work of fiction.
- Tuesday, 19 July 2016 09:18
Debt issuance in sub-Saharan Africa fell by 10% in the first half of 2016, data from Thomson Reuters showed on Monday, as sinking currencies and faltering economies forced borrowers to take a breather.