The two-year closure of schools in Uganda has taken a heavy toll, not only on students but also on the education infrastructure. Can lost time be made up? Epajjar Ojulu reports.
The Nigerian Navy recently added to its fleet as it scales up its operations against pirates, terrorists and other criminals. Adam Sheppard reports.
As the world suffered in the grips of one virus – Covid-19 – activists across the world took up the fight against another equally virulent one – that of racism.
The last year has undoubtedly been one to celebrate for African stories and authors, with writers from across the continent sweeping up the world of literature’s most prestigious prizes.
In South Africa the poor, who are actually the majority, are often treated like criminals. This is a long way from the promise of freedom and equality that came with the end of Apartheid, says Kelebogile Motswatswa.
Lack of transport capacity has been holding back Cameroon’s mining sector, but long-delayed rail developments now in progress promise to speed up development. Neil Ford reports.
Cameroon is probably the most diverse country in Africa with landscapes that vary from dense tropical rainforests to deserts and everything in between. Gail Collins describes the wonder that is Cameroon.
Cameroon has produced a number of outstanding leaders in a variety of disciplines who have gone on to have considerable influence not only in Africa but across the world. We profile some of them here.
Cameroon’s immense hydropwer potential remains largely untapped, but projects are proceeding across the country to meet the rapidly growing demand for power.
After two years of the Covid pandemic, this is a good moment to pause and reflect on what has been happening. New African editor Anver Versi considers what he has learned from life under lockdown.