[The Conversation Africa] A well-known South African family restaurant chain has grabbed headlines with a new breastfeeding policy that allows patrons to breastfeed freely in their venues.
[The Conversation Africa] The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 this year. It was adopted by global leaders after World War II to try and avoid future conflict on that scale. The declaration ushered in what we know and understand about human rights today. It calls for nations to “strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive...
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -A set of sophisticated tools will help financial institutions uncover profits from human trafficking – estimated at $150 billion per year – that are moving through their systems, an anti-trafficking coalition said on Thursday.
[The Conversation Africa] A number of African countries must be wondering ‘what could have been’ if they were able to field several of the players who starred for champions France and third placed Belgium at the 2018 World Cup tournament. The top talents for Belgium include Romelu Lukaku (parents from Democratic Republic of Congo), Mousa Dembélé (father from Mali) and Marouane Fellaini...
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Scientists are looking at how to breed animals that burp less and adjust their diets to reduce harmful methane emissions
[Deutsche Welle] Wikipedia contributors are few in Africa. The custodians of the free online encyclopedia and other Wiki resources are gathered in South Africa to talk about “decolonizing the internet.”
South Sudan’s Joint Monitoring and Evaluation (JMEC) has called on the country’s warring parties to embrace the spirit of compromise at the revitalisation forum.
The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, is keeping his country guessing over his political plans five months ahead of crucial elections.
Eritrea has pulled troops back from its heavily militarised border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation”, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency said.
In a state-of-the-nation speech that had sparked intense speculation of an announcement,Joseph Kabila vowed to stand by the 23 December date for the poll
A Dakar court handed the term to Makhtar Diokhane, described in court as the group’s “ringleader”.
Asylum seeker Mustafa Dawood fell to his death from a roof, now his family want answers.
Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.
The response to the global HIV pandemic is risking a resurgence of the disease, experts warn.
The Super Eagles had the best kit in this year’s World Cup. But if you want to own a replica, you may have to bend a few rules
Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila in a national address says the long-delayed December election is “a matter of sovereignty” but he still doesn’t say what role he will play.
Ethiopia has appointed an ambassador to Eritrea for the first time in 20 years, state-affiliated media has reported, the latest in a series of dizzying peace moves between the neighbours.
Banjul has condemned former president Yahya Jammeh’s pledge to come back to the West African country in a leaked phone call that went viral on social media.
They have a dream: to “cross the water” – the Mediterranean – and reach the Eldorado of Europe.
The alleged leader of a jihadist cell has been handed a 20-year term with forced labour in Senegal’s largest terror-related trial, which has also seen 14 other suspects acquitted.