South Africa, Africa’s most industrialised country, is grappling with a serious energy shortfall. Complicating the energy issue further are political and environmental concerns about possible solutions – coal and nuclear – against the backdrop of the country’s high levels of greenhouse gas emissions. Stephen Williams unravels the complex picture from the 7th African Energy Indaba in Johannesburg.
Comesa brings together 19 African nations – spanning the Horn, north, east, central, southern and Indian Ocean African regions – to create one market with …
Digital developments are happening at such a remarkable pace in Africa that it is sometimes difficult to keep up. Sena Kpodo reports from Accra, one …
In Western countries, dating apps like Tinder attempt to create modern iterations of these signposts. In today’s social muddle, will Kenyans jump on the bandwagon?
Rugby was once seen as the ultimate “white sport” in South Africa. Now, after yearsof concerted effort, it is deracialising, with a target to be transformed by 2019.
The degeneration of a political conflict into an ethnicised civil war illustrates the failure of Security Sector Reform (SSR) in South Sudan.
From Windhoek, our correspondent Tom Mbakwe reports on how Pohamba will be remembered.
Presidents’ yes men used to fill too many of the continent’s electoral commissions. Now, thanks to growing civic awareness and transparency, some of Africa’s election arbiters are moving firmly in the right direction. But ensuring free and fair elections is one hell of a job.