This year has seen several African governments clamping down on their citizens’ data and digital rights. Many have used the Covid-19 pandemic ... and election misinformation as reasons to infringe on these liberties, which global institutions such as the UN define as human rights.
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It's been a great year for African writing, with Tanzania's Abdulrazak Gurnah winning the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. South Africa's Damon ... Galgut lifted the Man Booker Prize for his novel, 'The Promise', and exciting prose continued to sprout.
Overthrown on 5 September by a military coup and placed under house arrest, Guinea’s former president Alpha Condé, who was once very well-connected, ... is learning the painful lesson of solitude that afflicts fallen heads of state.
Africa was ignored by professional basketball, despite producing talent. But as the NBA wakes up to the market potential of the billion-strong ... continent, things are changing. An investment by Barack Obama and Nigerian investors brought the inaugural season of BAL to the continent.