A long-running state of insecurity has recently intensified in Unity State – one of South Sudan’s 10 states – resulting in many innocent lives being lost.Read more
Thousands of South African Zulus celebrated the coronation of their new king in a rural part of the KwaZulu-Natal province on Saturday. Misuzulu ka Zwelithini was crowned a year and a half after his father Goodwill Zwelithini passed away from Covid-19.Read more
As Kenyans prepare to go to general elections on August 9, 2022, they are faced with a decision to choose between those who are tried and tested vis a vis political newbie. Some aspirants carry the burden of corruption allegations and have ongoing court cases, others claim to be self-made and yet others are being backed by the state.
Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last of the giants of 20th century African nationalism. He was also one of the few to depart with his reputation still intact. But perhaps more than any of his contemporaries, the standing of the man who ruled over Zambia for 27 years is clouded with ambiguity.
General Idriss Déby Itno, a military powerhouse and one of Africa's longest-serving leaders was born in 1952 into a family of herders of the Zaghawa ethnic group in northeastern Chad.
Tanzania’s leadership faced calls for a smooth succession on Thursday after president John Magufuli, Africa’s most vehement coronavirus sceptic, died from heart disease following an 18-day absence from public life that drew speculation about his health.
In the archaeology storerooms of the KwaZulu-Natal Museum in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, lie two boxes filled with seashells.Read more