Africans are involved at all levels of management and operation of the Commonwealth Games, and African athletes are expected to dominate the track at the August event.
Africa’s unique sounds and musical traditions have been attracting global attention and love since the 1930s but seem to be scaling new heights this century. Gail Collins surveys the scene.
Following a phenomenally successful 2021 for African writers, this year is also shaping up as another bumper harvest. Gail Collins reviews works from seasoned pens as well as those fresh to publication.
As a society, we need to discard narratives and socialisation that are sending young Black men to their graves, says Kelebogile Motswatswa.
An extraordinary vet in Uganda has come up with a scheme that not only helps endangered gorilla populations, but also coffee farmers and local communities.
Will Nigeria’s 2023 elections help deepen the nation’s democratic roots, or will they tug just a little more at national cohesion, threatening to loosen the ties?
Perhaps the most important lesson for Africa to draw from the conflict in the Ukraine is the danger of being dependent on others for our essentials, says Ivor Ichikowitz.
Ethiopia is at the forefront of a military trend in Africa that sees armed drones becoming an increasingly sought-after military option across the continent.
As people of African descent renegotiate their status within the Atlantic space, it is vital that Africa’s new role with the emerging Afro-Asiatic world is also tackled head-on, writes Onyekachi Wambu.
Despite the degrading and abusive treatment African students faced in Ukraine, some wanted to remain there, in spite of the war. Why do we Africans return to our abuser time and time again? asks Moky Makura.