Africa

opinion By Job Shipululo Amupanda Mrs Rita Bankie returning from travel discovered Bankie’s body on Tuesday, 1 August Bankie was a Pan-Africanist in his own class. He would not want Pan-Africanists to fall into sentimentalism about his passing on to

interview By Laurie Goering London — With aid at risk around the world, new coalitions need to help drive large-scale action on hunger, poverty and energy access, Rockefeller chief says Aid to help developing countries fight poverty, hunger, disease and

By Ellen Wulfhorst New York — Automated techniques that may help locate children being sold for sex. A U.S. researcher says she has developed automated ways to identify links between online sex trafficking ads and the digital currency Bitcoin, techniques

By Chuks Nwanne The ongoing effort towards achieving a global status for the Nigerian film industry got a huge boost with the unveiling of the Africa Cinematography Festival of Training Workshops, Conference and Film Technology Expo in Lagos. The platform

analysis By Liesl Louw-Vaudran The African Union (AU) has marked 2018 as the year for ‘Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation’. Anti-corruption activists and organisations across the continent will be happy to hear this. It

analysis By Leanne Tory-Murphy By empowering Libyan warlords and constraining rescue missions, migrant numbers to Italy have halved. But at what cost? On 10 May, in the early European summer, a rescue vessel patrolling the Mediterranean Sea came across a

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel was pleased with the outcomes achieved at last week’s training camp in Potchefstroom and says it will guide them in the lead-up to next month’s Rugby Africa Sevens, which doubles up as the Rugby

opinion By Mohamed Yahya Africa has the youngest population in the world, and it’s growing fast. By 2055, the continent’s youth population (aged 15-24), is expected to be more than double the 2015 total of 226 million. Yet the continent

opinion By Felix Dodds New York — I realize it’s a lot easier saying this now after the film of the same name has come out and has taken over $400 million in US box office receipts. It is at

By Baher Kamal Rome — African migrants who arrive on Yemen’s shores -that’s if they are not forced into the sea to drown–risk to fall in the hands of criminal networks who hold them captive for several days to extort