Why African lives don’t matter

A complex combination of internal and external perceptions and beliefs has led to the devaluing of Black African lives, says Onyekachi Wambu

Ethiopia: The ethnic tinderbox

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reform agenda has won praise, but his shaking up of government in Ethiopia risks exacerbating long-simmering ethnic rivalries. James Jeffries reports

In Uganda, do African lives matter?

Why has the Black Lives Matter movement bypassed most of Africa? Epajjar Ojulu investigates the situation in Uganda and comes up with some disturbing answers

Magufuli defies Covid-19

Has the Tanzanian government’s laissez-faire approach to Covid-19 sacrificed lives in favour of popularity? Helen Jones reports

Zizou the incredible

As a player, Zinedine Zidane was one of the greatest. So how does he fare as a manager? Michael Renouf provides the answers

African lives also matter

As the Black Lives Matter movement gains traction across the world, we must not forget that many African governments are guilty of disregarding African lives, says New African editor Anver Versi