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AFRICA

Archaeologists in Ethiopia uncover ancient city in Harlaa

  A forgotten city thought to date back as far as the 10th century AD has been uncovered by a team of archaeol...

Ghanaian movie ‘John vs John’ is word for word rip off of ‘SKEEM’ says South African director

South African film director Tim Greene has posted on Facebook that he has discovered a Ghanaian film which has copi...

NIGERIA

Nigeria apologises for selling 200 tonnes Saudi dates meant as Ramadan gifts

Nigeria has apologised to Saudi Arabia after 200 tonnes of dates that were a Ramadan gift were found on sale in loc...

Osinbajo: Nigerians work harder praying and fasting is not enough

  'Work harder' Nigerian civil servants told Nigeria's acting President Yemi Osinbajo has extolled the virtues...

SOUTH AFRICA

Ghanaian movie ‘John vs John’ is word for word rip off of ‘SKEEM’ says South African director

South African film director Tim Greene has posted on Facebook that he has discovered a Ghanaian film which has copi...

South African opposition leader to go to Zambia in solidarity

  South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane is travelling to Zambia in solidarity wit...

CAMEROON

Racism Row: Russians parade in blackface ahead of Cameroon-Germany match

People in blackface and carrying bananas marched in an official parade in Sochi less than a month before the city h...

In Cameroon – success has no face – it is masked.

  HOW THEY KILLED TALENT: They will like you when you are poor - they will come to your aid - they will want t...

KENYA

Eight police officers killed by bomb blasts in Kenya

Eight Kenyan police officers were killed when their vehicles ran over improvised bombs in two separate incidents ne...

Kenya election 2017: How important will ethnicity be?

    -- How important is ethnicity in the election? Kenya's political leaders have always relied on the ba...

USA & CANADA

In Brussels, leaders wait defiantly and nervously for Trump

Richard Maher, European University Institute President Donald Trump meets in Brussels today with leaders from the E...

Barack Obama in Berlin: ‘We can’t hide behind a wall’

Former US president and Angela Merkel discuss democracy amid tight security in front of Brandenburg Gate  The forme...

UNITED KINGDOM

FRANCE

GERMANY

RUSSIA

ASIA PACIFIC

China to build Congo’s new €50Million  Parliament for free

The Republic of Congo’s new parliament will be built by the Chinese at an estimated cost of €50m, which the Ch...

LATIN AMERICA

Thousands flee violence and hunger in Venezuela, seeking asylum in the United States

Emilio Osorio Alvarez, Universidad Central de Venezuela This article (originally published with the title “‘Ar...

MIDDLE EAST

Nigeria apologises for selling 200 tonnes Saudi dates meant as Ramadan gifts

Nigeria has apologised to Saudi Arabia after 200 tonnes of dates that were a Ramadan gift were found on sale in loc...

Africa and the Gulf crisis: the peril of picking sides

Decisions by African states to take sides in the Gulf rift could have long-term impact on their citizens, analysts...

CARIBBEANS

ACADEMIC MEDIA

The success of post-conflict peace studies rests with teaching teachers

Line Kuppens, Katholiek Universiteit of Leuven and Arnim Langer, University of Leuven In recent years, it has becom...

A history of American lynchings

A soil collection project is commemorating the forgotten victims of lynching and helping to tell their stories. Rut...

FRANCAIS

Création d’emplois: Kribi tient déjà ses promesses

Plus de 4000 postes immédiats sont à pourvoir dans les entreprises qui s’installent dans la ville. Et les dema...

PORTUGUES

ESPANOL

SWAHILI

Ujerumani yamgusia Waziri wa Uingereza

Ujerumani imesema kuchaguliwa kwa Boris Johnson kuwa Waziri wa Mambo ya Nje wa Uingereza ni msimamo wa nchi hi...

SCOLARSHIPS

SPORTS

BUSINESS

The Mystery of Capital

  By Hernando De Soto Black Swan edition published 2001 Why does capitalism thrive in the west but not in many...

Wake up, start now, and make things happen.

The Orapa diamond mine of Botswana has an estimated diamond reserve of 151.4 million carats of Diamond. It has the...

TECHNOLOGY

2017 Preview: Cyber power presents new prospects and perils

Cyber power presents new risks to global politics, security, and commerce. Analyzing the emerging cyber-threat envi...

Why did humans evolve big penises but small testicles?

Mark Maslin, UCL Humans have a much longer and wider penis than the other great apes. Even the largest of gorillas,...

AGRICULTURE

Why African countries banning imports of fruit and veg is a blunt tool

Calestous Juma, Harvard University Zambia’s government has just banned the imports of some farm produce as a way of...

UK East Africa Humanitarian Appeal: Act now to help starving children in East Africa

Sir Mo Farah has said it "breaks his heart" to hear how families are facing starvation in East Africa as he backed...

ENVIRONMENT

Technology and big data are helping Cameroonians protect their forests

Arend de Haas, University of Buea Deforestation is still increasing exponentially in tropical regions. Some of the...

Ethiopia’s inhospitable Danakil Depression gives us clues about life on Mars

Barbara Cavalazzi, University of Bologna The Danakil Depression, including the Dallol volcanic area is one of the m...

HEALTH

Tedros Ghebreyesus elected as first ever African director-general of WHO

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO)....

WHO declares outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least on...

WOMEN

Diane Abbott: I fought racism and misogyny to become an MP. The fight is getting harder

Diane Abbott In 30 years I’ve never complained about abuse. I’m speaking out now because I fear the politics of per...

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash skull with bricks

-- Mother of 23-year-old victim who was killed in attack north of Delhi had alerted authorities about one of the ac...

FASHION

FAMILY & PARENTING

Parenting: why one size doesn’t fit all

Nicola Dawson, University of the Witwatersrand There are a few established “rules” for being a good parent. Praise...

Why dads can’t be the dads they want to be: Do social institutions get in the way of dads being dads?

-- It’s about more than gender dynamics: Do social institutions get in the way of dads being dads? Kevin Shafer, Br...

RELATIONSHIPS

Catholic Sister confesses to wanting only sex from her married lover

  -- “I Won’t Break His Marriage, All I Want Is Sex’ – Catholic Sister Drops Shocking Confession A 38-year-old...

Boyfriend charged in South Africa court for the murder of Karabo Mokoena

The man believed to be the boyfriend of a 22-year-old woman, whose killing has shocked South Africa, has been charg...

KIDZTEENS

How do children use the internet? We asked thousands of kids around the world

Sonia Livingstone, London School of Economics and Political Science and Mariya Stoilova, London School of Economics...

Boredom, alienation and anxiety in the maths classroom? Here’s why

Brian Hudson, University of Sussex The quest for appropriate teaching and learning practices for children and young...

TEENSHIP PEBBLES

Sam Oni: The African Who Desegregated a University in the Southern United States

  By Arnelle Konde   Mercer University was founded on January 14, 1833 as Mercer Institute with 39 studen...

How do children use the internet? We asked thousands of kids around the world

Sonia Livingstone, London School of Economics and Political Science and Mariya Stoilova, London School of Economics...

ENTERTAINMENT

Sir Roger Moore ”James Bond” dies age 89 after battle with cancer

Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer. Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for p...

Man records hilarious text exchange he has with a mother who refuses to believe he isn’t her daughter

A man has shared the hilarious text exchange he had with a stranger after she refused to believe he wasn't her daug...

SIZZLING BIZZ

White Arkansas father calls his teen daughter a ‘f***in wh***’ for taking her ‘subhuman’ black friend to prom in vitriolic racist rant

Anna Hayes, a high school senior from Lake Village, Arkansas attended prom last week with her close friend, Phillip...

BABYSITTER TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER INSERTING A BABY IN HER VAGINA

Cincinnati, Ohio | A 31-year old woman was admitted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center yesterday after...

CULTURE

Ghanaian movie ‘John vs John’ is word for word rip off of ‘SKEEM’ says South African director

South African film director Tim Greene has posted on Facebook that he has discovered a Ghanaian film which has copi...

The Mystery of Capital

  By Hernando De Soto Black Swan edition published 2001 Why does capitalism thrive in the west but not in many...

RELIGION

EU court allows companies to ban headscarves. What will be the impact on Muslim women?

Z. Fareen Parvez, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) that interp...

Freedom of religion under threat across Europe after EU court rules employers can ban headscarves

Sara Silvestri, City, University of London Employers across Europe have been given the green light to ban staff fro...

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Sept destinations pour découvrir l’Afrique grandeur nature

Martinette Kruger, North-West University et Armand Viljoen, North-West University Si je vous dis « Afrique », vous...

Hrithik Roshan: Indian Actor Shares Pictures of Sons on Vacation in Africa

 The images on Facebook and Instagram show the Bollywood actor's children learning archery and jumping on a mattres...

BLOGS

Whiteness, our own

Vito Laterza's Blog Struggling to openly name race and racism from a privileged white perspective is a symptom of t...

The dangers of the myth of Trump’s white working class support

Vito Laterza's Blog The myth of the white working class support for Trump is animating post-election debates at ala...

OPINION

Tell it as it is

Prince Mashela from the Sowetan Times .. In the midst of the political confusion that has gripped our country many...

WHAT IS YOUR MINDSET?

  The awkward moment when you are on a seminar-break, and a white guy walks up to you and like..... "Hey, hope...

CAREER

Wake up, start now, and make things happen.

The Orapa diamond mine of Botswana has an estimated diamond reserve of 151.4 million carats of Diamond. It has the...

PERCEPTION CAREERS, JOBS AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES

INFORMATION AND ADVICE TO HELP YOU GET ON IN, YOUR CHOSEN CAREER, WORK AND LIFE We aim to provide a lot of informat...

Business

Development