In her first novel, the documentary filmmaker and photographer Osvalde Lewat attacks social conventions. The Pan-African Literature prize - newly ... created by the DRC’s President and the African Union’s Chairperson Félix Tshisekedi, and accompanied by $30,000 – will be awarded to her in February in Addis Ababa at the next African Union heads of state summit. I had a chance to meet her shortly before she will receive this award.
The governor of Nigeria’s Ekiti State and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum talks to The Africa Report about the country’s security ... challenges, building democracy and the importance of devolution.
The round of 16 of the 2021 African Cup of Nations saw the favourites Nigeria and Côte d'Ivoire fail to qualify, while Cameroon, Morocco and ... Senegal all qualified with difficulty. Gambia and Equatorial Guinea, for their part, eliminated Guinea and Mali.
Six years ago, Amnesty International shocked the world by exposing human rights abuses and child labour in the DRC. The report, titled ‘This ... is what we die for’ painted a grim picture of abuse, tragedy and hardship in the DRC’s artisanal cobalt mines.
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The China-Africa summit in Dakar, which was held at the end of November 2021, marked the 20th anniversary of a partnership that both Beijing ... and the continent consider solid and indispensable, as the Covid-19 crisis has once again demonstrated.
The South African group Naspers has completely transformed itself after investing early in the Chinese giant Tencent. However, in recent years, ... the latter's success has created problems. The Chinese authorities, by attacking digital players, have complicated matters.
On 24 January, a group of soldiers seized power by overthrowing President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The self-proclaimed Mouvement Patriotique ... pour la Sauvegarde et la Restauration (MPSR) has announced that 41-year-old lieutenant-colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who has an 'exemplary' record, will be taking over as the country’s leader. A profile of the coup leader.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) are to follow through with plans for a nationwide strike on Thursday 27 ... January, despite the Federal Government planning to reverse plans to cut fuel subsidy
With Ghana, Algeria and Nigeria all out of the tournament, and Senegal having stuttered unconvincingly in the group phase, Côte D’Ivoire seemed ... to be the most balanced of the bigger teams initially tipped to succeed. Much of that has to do with the midfield mix offered by Franck Kessie, Jean Michael Seri and – the least experienced of the trio – Ibrahim Sangaré.