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One of Africa's Longest-Serving Presidents Is Planning to Step Down (Maybe)

Following a bustling year for African leaders sticking on to energy and defying tenure boundary to find re-election, one of a continent’s longest-serving boss claims he skeleton to step down as head of state in a subsequent dual years. President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has led Angola given 1979. Now 73, he announced on Thursday that he will […]

What Africa will demeanour like in 100 years

Lydia – a immature lady innate and lifted in a slum, who asked The Telegraph to secrete her surname – now lives in a residence on a border. The amicable worker, who now works with American sell students, remembers how she began to see a limitations. Initially, there was comfort in Kibera’s clever clarity of […]

Talking complicated Africa: A review on Africa Salon 2016

“Africa Salon,” Yale University’s annual festival of contemporary African humanities and culture, earnings to campus Mar 28 by Apr 3. Organized by The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies during Yale, Africa Salon 2016 will pierce cutting-edge artists, musicians, dancers, and thinkers to Yale and New Haven to benefaction their work, […]

Miracle grow | The Economist

Miracle grow | The Economist

SOMETIMES it seems as yet Adam’s curse, that promises humankind a collect of thorns and thistles, relates usually to African farmers. The southern partial of a continent is in a teeth of a drought, that has been blamed on El Niño. The continue has been even worse in northern Ethiopia, where crops are shrivelling and […]

Record Number of Rhinos Slaughtered Last Year in Africa

Poachers slaughtered a record series of rhinos final year in Africa as direct for their horns skyrockets in Asia. At slightest 1,338 rhinos were killed final year, a largest series given a poaching predicament strong scarcely a decade ago, according to information gathered by an ubiquitous group. The series of rhinos killed has left adult […]

Chris Hani's torpedo Janusz Walus given release in South Africa

Chris Hani's torpedo Janusz Walus given release in South Africa

Image copyright AFP Image caption Chris Hani was shot as he picked adult a morning newspapers during his home A probity in South Africa has ruled that a torpedo of anti-apartheid favourite Chris Hani should be liberated on recover after some-more than 22 years in prison. Hani’s widow, Limpho cursed a white judge’s preference to […]

Einstein forum aims to branch Africa mind drain

Africa’s tip scientists, policymakers and start-ups have collected for a landmark discussion directed during stemming a continent’s mind empty and enlivening governments to maintain investigate in fields from virology to maths. The organisers of a initial Next Einstein Forum (NEF), final on Thursday nearby Senegal’s capital, Dakar, wish to retreat a conditions in that Africa’s […]

LiveAfrica Live: Killer of South African favourite to be freed, Kenyan cartoonist sacked

The South African lady convicted of snatching a baby in 1997 and lifting a child as her possess has been refused bail by a decider in Cape Town and has been taken true to prison. Here are some quotes from a settlement handed down by Judge John Hlophe during a Western Cape High Court, as reported […]

Number of rhinos slaughtered in Africa final year sets record

South Africa showed some alleviation after assertive anti-poaching efforts, though a altogether series of rhinos killed increasing in other nations. Of a sum series of rhinos killed in a continent final year, about 1,175 were in South Africa. The series is 40 reduction than rhinos killed in that nation a year before. “This is testimony […]

Nigeria v South Africa: The conflict for African supremacy

Nigeria v South Africa: The conflict for African supremacy

Image copyright EPA Image caption We can work it out? This week South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria and stressed that Africa’s dual mercantile giants could work together. Relations have been fraught, not helped by South African deaths in a Nigerian pastor’s building and a $5bn Nigerian excellent for a South African phone company. […]

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