Africa

A group of Palestinian activists, academics, and civil society organisations have launched a campaign to deter African nations from partaking in the upcoming Africa-Israel summit, slated to take place in Togo in October. Several African countries, including South Africa, Morocco,

Venus Williams’ renowned activewear brand, EleVen By Venus Williams, is collaborating with leading West Africa-based creative talent agency, Temple Management Company to expand its retail business to the continent. Head of Sports for The Temple Management Company, Koye Sowemimo, said

Nairobi — Limited capacity, investment and collaboration are among the challenges facing data communities working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa’s Agenda 2063, according to the inaugural Africa Data Revolution Report (ADRR). The report was presented last month

Four out of ten international tourists in Africa come from the continent itself, according to the new UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017: Tourism for Transformative and Inclusive Growth. In sub-Saharan Africa, this number increases to two out of

The World Health Organization (WHO) has provisionally recommended the use of a new generation of insecticide-treated mosquito nets – a step forward for the prevention of malaria. Interceptor G2, developed by the German chemical company BASF, is treated with a

By Chusa Sichone The 2017 Analyse Africa (AA) report has ranked Zambia as the seventh most politically stable country on the 54-nation continent. “Zambia, unlike most of its East African neighbours, has little history in the way of political violence

Twenty million people risk dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the north-east of Nigeria, including 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations food relief agency said, spotlighting today its worldwide campaign to fight famine.

analysis By Adam Hart, University of Gloucestershire South Africa’s wildlife is thriving. One of the reasons for this is that landowners can profit from animals living on their land. Wildlife can be hunted for meat and trophies as well as

analysis By Laura Best, Miemie Struwig And Sibongile Muthwa Across the globe consumers are increasingly realising their power. In many countries this consumer consciousness, which marries consumer rights to sustainability issues, has been greatly helped by dynamic consumer protection policies.

analysis By Earl Conteh-Morgan Florida — During the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel floated the idea that African countries should be given weapons as part of development aid so that they could be more effective in combating