It might be fashionable to describe oneself as a Pan-Africanist, but 60 years after the creation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), ... the concept has been stripped of its substance and core ideals by negligent leaders and Western meddling.
The opposition candidate Bobi Wine has said that the military have raided his home, two days before the Ugandan presidential elections that pit ... the former music star turned politician against the 76-year old four term president Yoweri Museveni.
Opposition leader Bobi Wine is facing massive police brutality in Uganda as he campaigns for political change and ‘people power’. He tells ... 'The Africa Report' why no amount of intimidation will stop him pushing forward with his youth-led campaign.
French oil major Total this month begun to remove some staff from the site of its planned Mozambique liquefied natural gas (LNG) project on the ... Afungi Peninsula after Islamist insurgent attacks came close to the site.
As demand for gold skyrockets, artisanal mining and smuggling ramps up, financing conflict and corrupt politicians, risking human lives and destroying ... the environment. In the first report of our 5-part series, we look at the current state and worth of gold, amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
On Thursday 14 January, Uganda’s approximately 17.6 million voters will cast their ballots in presidential and parliamentary elections. The ... two months-long campaign of President Museveni and opposition leader Bobi Wine has taken place against a backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the conspicuous absence of long-term Museveni rival Kizza Besigye.
The rise of well-organised youth politicians is giving pause for thought to the old guard. From the dance that Bobi Wine is leading President ... Museveni in Uganda, to the trenchant opposition of Julius Malema, a new generation of leaders is being inspired to drive out the old and bring in the new.
Assoa Adou, the secretary general of the pro-Gbagbo branch of the FPI, visited Pascal Affi N'Guessan on 4 January. A sign of reconciliation between ... the former president and the man he long considered a traitor, which could manifest itself at the ballot box during the legislative elections.
In early January the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) gave the green light for a loan to support Vodafone in its bid to ... acquire a telecoms licence, though the timetable for the award process remains unclear.
The 46th president of the United States of America will lead the most diverse administration in the country’s history. And Africa won’t be ... left out of the team, with several Nigerians appointed to plum posts.