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AFRICA

The EU-Africa summit is now the AU-EU summit. Why the upgrade matters

  African and European heads of government gathered last week in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, for their 5th summit...

Israel to become a member of the African Union

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed the desire for Israel to become a member of the African Uni...

NIGERIA

Nigeria to fly home stranded migrants from Libya

Image captionLibyan has increased the repatriation of Nigerians in recent months Nigerian migrants stranded in Liby...

Cake festival in Nigeria

A cake festival is being held in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, to celebrate the West African state's history and cultur...

SOUTH AFRICA

Miss South Africa wins Miss Universe

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe, making her only the second South African to...

A belated open letter to Mosiuoa Lekota on “White people didn’t steal the land, they bought it legally”

Dear Mr. Lekota I must apologise profusely for this late response to your interview and am responding today as a re...

CAMEROON

SDO of Manyu ask villagers to relocate as President Biya vows to fight Cameroon’s ‘separatist terrorism’

The SDO of Manyu division sent a communique on Friday asking villagers in the affected areas of Akwaya, Eyumojock a...

Fire engulfs Cameroon National Assembly  

The main parliament building in Cameroon's capital Yaoundé has been badly damaged by fire which ripped through four...

KENYA

Kenya president lifts travel restrictions. All Africans can get visa on arrival

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that any African can get a visa on arrival in Kenya, and will be fr...

Kenyatta sworn in for second term as Kenya’s president

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second five-year term as president of Kenya in a colourful ceremony that few...

USA & CANADA

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Test

File photo of a North Korea missile test via CBS News North Korea launched its latest ballistic missile Tuesday, th...

‘Fake news’: Libya discredits CNN slavery report

A tweet by Donald Trump accusing CNN of purveying “fake news” has been seized on by Libyan media to challenge a rep...

UNITED KINGDOM

UK sets conditions to help Zimbabwe

The UK could help Zimbabwe's new government to stabilise its currency system and could give it a bridging loan...

FRANCE

GERMANY

RUSSIA

Assad thanks Putin for saving Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad thanked his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for "saving" his country and...

ASIA PACIFIC

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Test

File photo of a North Korea missile test via CBS News North Korea launched its latest ballistic missile Tuesda...

LATIN AMERICA

Here’s a better vision for the US-Mexico border: Make the Rio Grande grand again

Gabriel Diaz Montemayor, University of Texas at Austin The United States and Mexico have shared their current...

MIDDLE EAST

Israel to become a member of the African Union

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed the desire for Israel to become a member of the African Uni...

Africa solidarity seen as ‘pillar of Palestinian struggle’

 Senior Hamas leader Musa Abu Marzouk has praised African states for the solidarity they have shown Palestinians in...

CARIBBEANS

ACADEMIC MEDIA

The concept of ‘western civilisation’ is past its use-by date in university humanities departments

Catharine Coleborne, University of Newcastle A number of NSW and ACT universities are vying for the opportunity to...

Global MBA Rankings 2018, US schools dominate top 20

Harvard sits atop the 232 schools included in the Global MBA Rankings 2018. The first-ever MBA program continues to...

FRANCAIS

«Pas à moi de réparer votre électricité»: Macron au président du Burkina qui quitte la salle

Devant les étudiants de l'université de Ougadougou, Emmanuel Macron a déclenché l'hilarité de l'assistance aux...

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

Nana Addo and Emmanuel Macron: Ghana wants trade and investment co-operations not aid

  Ghana is ready to deepen its ties with France to ensure mutual prosperity, President Nana Akufo-Addo has sai...

What needs to be done to give Africa’s smallholder farmers access to machinery

  Mechanisation of agricultural has become a priority across many African countries as the continent gears up...

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

HEALTH

How HIV became a treatable, chronic disease

  It has been almost 35 years since the world was introduced to the term AIDS. In the 1980s, researchers and p...

After decades of research, why is AIDS still rampant?

Today is World AIDS Day. More than three decades after the virus was first discovered, 5,753 people will become HIV...

WOMEN

Miss Jamaica’s Afro sends Twitter wild

Miss South Africa may have taken the crown in last night's Miss Universe pageant - but everyone on Twitter was talk...

Photo of the week: Who are these three beauties? Do they have names?

FASHION

FAMILY & PARENTING

Women in Africa who suffer from postnatal depression often go undiagnosed and untreated.

The role of group therapy in helping women cope with postnatal depression - Dixon Chibanda, University of Zimbabwe...

How hunger affects the mental health of pregnant mothers

Zulfa Abrahams, University of Cape Town and Simone Honikman, University of Cape Town The mental health of pregnant...

RELATIONSHIPS

The man with a PhD in THREESOMES: Straight men having a ménage à trois to strengthen their bromances

A British sociologist who has studied for a PhD in threesomes has revealed some strange trends in the sexual experi...

Belgian sex education website, ‘Alles over seks’ (‘Everything about sex’), for seven-year-olds is slammed for teaching advanced sex techniques

A Belgian sex education website featuring highly explicit drawings has come under fire after children as young as s...

KIDZTEENS

Immigrant children’s play can clash with mainstream cultures

Guofang Li, University of British Columbia Every child in the world is a master of play. Play is part of the basic...

Race, cyberbullying and intimate partner violence

Roderick S. Graham, Old Dominion University Over the past two decades, cyberbullying has become a major focus for p...

TEENSHIP PEBBLES

Immigrant children’s play can clash with mainstream cultures

Guofang Li, University of British Columbia Every child in the world is a master of play. Play is part of the basic...

Race, cyberbullying and intimate partner violence

Roderick S. Graham, Old Dominion University Over the past two decades, cyberbullying has become a major focus for p...

ENTERTAINMENT

BREAKING NEWS: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have today announced they are engaged. The couple, who revealed they were an item a...

Lupita Nyong’o accused Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment

. "Let’s Cut to The Chase. I Have a Room Upstairs" . Oscar-award winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has revealed...

SIZZLING BIZZ

UK: ‘I knew she was the one from the very first day’. Prince Harry to marry Megan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle said today he is 'thrilled' to be marrying the Suits star and knew she was 'the one'...

BREAKING NEWS: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have today announced they are engaged. The couple, who revealed they were an item a...

CULTURE

Lingering cultural colonialism

African journalists, Elizabeth Ohene argues that African identities remain in thrall to the continent's colonial pa...

Identity, longing, and status drives Nigerian car culture

Toward the end of Chimamanda Adichie’s best-selling novel Americanah, Ifemelu, a Nigerian woman who has just return...

RELIGION

Islam and religious imperialism

  Tola Adeniyi I was named Muhammadu Saheed on the 8th day of my birth. I was boarded in a Quran school at age...

Diwali: The festival of lights

Diwali, a national holiday in India, is also celebrated by a number of other countries around the world. Diwali, al...

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

Create a vision for your family, determine your values and lead with them.

Every new day is an opportunity to learn something new, meet new people, talk to new people, form new alliances and...

Cameroon and most of Africa has the Blues

It is clear that Cameroon and most of Africa has the blues and we can learn something from the blues people. The bl...

OPINION

Zimbabwe: The Lancaster House Agreement

The Lancaster House Agreement depended on money from the UK to purchase white settler farms so that productive land...

After coup, will Zimbabwe see democracy or dictatorship?

Steven Feldstein, Boise State University For decades, Robert Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe in a ruthless, even reckless man...

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