Only piecemeal progress combating racism against people of African descent: Report

More than two years since the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in the…

Africa drought: Some children just ‘one disease away from catastrophe’ UNICEF warns

UN Children’s Fund UNICEF warned that children in the Horn of Africa and the vast Sahel…

One year on from Haiti earthquake, time to return home

On 14 August 2021 a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, destroying, or rendering uninhabitable tens of…

Washington wants to address anti-west sentiment in Africa

Christopher Isike, University of Pretoria and Tinashe Nyamunda, University of Pretoria US Secretary of State Antony…

18 million in Africa’s Sahel on ‘the brink of starvation’

As 18 million people in Africa’s Sahel region teeter on the edge of severe hunger over…

Africa faces high food prices due to Russia’s war on Ukraine

African countries will pay higher prices for wheat and others could even face shortages in the…

Africa on track to control pandemic this year: WHO

Africa is on track to control the COVID-19 pandemic this year if current trends continue, but…