Sudan will be in the international spotlight on 17 May at a high-level conference in Paris hosted by President Emmanuel Macron in support of ... its fledgling democratic transition. This important moment is intended to signal Sudan’s reintegration into the international community, following its removal from the US list of State Sponsors of Terrorism (SST) in 2020. It is also an opportunity for Sudan to rebrand itself and tell the world that it is open for business.
General Stephen Townsend, the top commander for US forces in Africa, AFRICOM, thought it would be a good idea to re-surface the old trope that ... China is looking to build a new military outpost in Africa, this time on the West Coast.
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Scrolling through the comments made on YouTube on Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s music, one comes across remarks such as: “The greatest unknown musician ... who ever lived”, “Why isn’t Fela’s music more widely known?”, “His music beats everything I’ve ever heard before” and “Why am I so late to this?”
In an attempt to shift blame, the Eritrean government has openly implicated itself as being in violation of international laws. On 16 April, ... Sophia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the UN, sent a letter to the Security Council (UNSC). She explained Eritrea’s involvement in Ethiopia’s war in the Tigray region.
Private sector organisations are unsung heroes in healthcare delivery across Africa, and they should be recognised and celebrated. Whether formal ... or informal organisations, the private sector contributes to improving health across the continent.
Nigeria's Vice President Osinbajo blames the elite for not speaking up against what is going wrong in the country, but is this fair, considering ... he is both a part of the elite and a part of the government?