[Fahamu] This article discusses about the conceptual underpinnings of economic integration among sovereign states, countries’ motivations for seeking membership in economically integrated blocs, the necessity of economic integration, and the necessity of economic integration beyond the current and unprecedented attacks on its relevance by some countries.
[Fahamu] The extraordinary double standard that exists towards Africa whereby some European countries that have totally flawed and corrupted systems presume to lecture Africans on their systems and assume to take a superior stance is symptomatic of a mind-set that represents a very potent form of passive racism in Europe.
Three Nigerian football officials have been charged with fraud after allegedly diverting $9.5m in FIFA grants for personal use, the country’s anti-corruption unit said Thursday.
The Egyptian government is denying an accusation by the wife of a former lawmaker that her husband may have been detained by police.
[IRIN] Geneva -Protests and objections roil UK event
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.
Top Africa stories: Zimbabweans react angrily to Mnangagwa’s pic, Man kills granny over witchcraft claims
Zimbabweans have reacted angrily to a picture of President Emmerson Mnangagwa being vaccinated against cholera, and a Malawian man has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly told more than 3 000 graduates last week to create their own jobs or “risk sinking into oblivion” as formal job opportunities continued to shrink.
[Deutsche Welle] Ghanaian networker Flossy Menson champions the cause of Africa’s women. The SHEROES Foundation director is hosting the non-profit’s 2018 forum in Liberia. She tells DW about her efforts to make women more visible.
Zimbabwe’s MDC party has reportedly set a date for its 19th anniversary celebrations after they were cancelled last month due to a cholera outbreak that has killed more than 50 people in the southern African country.
Emmanuel Ibeawuchi is captain of Nigeria’s amputee national team, hoping to compete at the World Cup.
One-size-fits-all solutions cannot fix the myriad problems facing the Central African Republic
Ethiopia’s new prime minister is trying to do things differently. If he succeeds, the consequences will be felt beyond his borders
In mending the relations with Zimbabwe’s white community by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar, President Mnangagwa might just have pulled off a masterstroke, writes The Conversation.
South Sudan’s armed opposition abducted women and girls as young as 12 and lined them up so commanders could choose “wives,” and those not selected were left to be raped repeatedly by other fighters, a new UN report has said.
Flash flooding in Tunisia has killed at least five people while a further two are unaccounted for, the interior ministry has said.
Ethiopia’s reformist prime minister says a confrontation with disgruntled soldiers last week was an attempt to derail dramatic reforms and “there were some sides who regretted I was not killed.”
A new documentary on massacres by Zimbabwe’s military has led to harsh exchanges as the 1980s killings challenge a new president who preaches unity but refuses to apologise for his alleged role in one of the country’s deepest wounds.