The Moroccan ministry of foreign affairs is convinced that Unesco’s division of Freedom of Expression and Media Development, headed by South ... Africa’s Guy Berger, contributed financially to the Forbidden Stories investigation, which directly implicates the Moroccan security services and its use of Pegasus spyware (a claim that Rabat denies).
Is this the calm after the storm? Nearly 24 hours after he made his shock announcements, Tunisia’s President Kaïs Saïed has sought to reassure ... the trade union partners. His initiative has been received unenthusiastically on the international scene.
Wagner, the unofficial private security company linked to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, is becoming increasingly active in the continent. ... Its story involves secret dealings, cash and local intelligence networks, is worthy of a spy novel. In the first of our two-part investigation, we delve into its tightly woven network.
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In the grips of a third Covid-19 wave, along with soaring rates of the delta variant, South Africa needs all hands on deck. But many of those ... trained hands are blocked from working as doctors in the health sector due to a quota system that was meant to undo the wrongs of the past. Only now it's creating a new wrong.
In Africa's most populous nation, a differing of opinions is a given. But when it comes views on homosexuality and queerness in the country, ... those of the elite take precedence. The colonial legacy in Nigeria has left the country, like many others, with a bias against non-heterosexual relations. And this has in turn been eaten up and spat out by the major religious institutions in the country.
Ahead of general elections in Kenya slated for 9 August 2022, a curious change is taking place in the region of Mount Kenya. For the first time, ... a fairly new party - the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) - is gaining traction under the leadership of William Ruto. But will this be enough to ensure a fourth president comes out of the region?
During the evening of 25 July, President Kaïs Saïed surprised his government with the announcement of the suspension of the activities of the ... National Assembly and the removal of the head of government, Hichem Mechichi. How did Tunisia get here?