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By Lenah Bosibori The Chinese government has completely closed down its domestic ivory market leading to the rise of African elephants in the wild. In Kenya, – for instance-, the Chinese government has provided state of the art equipment like night goggles and, - camouflage gear, funding, vehicles for patrolling and...
By Maynard Manyowa One does not necessarily need to like some characters within the unit to appreciate that their message, tactic, and endowments will benefit the entire democratic movement that aims to put an end to 36 years of pain Zimbabwe is in a full blown crisis. Conditions in the country...
By Rayanne Prince Chidzvondo My heroes don’t wear caps or camouflage Don’t snipe or hide behind mirages Don’t shoot hoops in Nike shoes Or praise Jesus while supporting corporate issues, condoning humanity My heroes hold hands on picket lines and tear gassed streets Wear blood red wounds from aggressive police Sigh and cry for the innocent Try and...
Voters queue to cast their ballots during presidential and parliamentary elections in 2013. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya By Sekou Toure Otondi, University of Nairobi In the last few weeks Kenya has seen an increase in intra-party political violence following the start of its political party primaries that began on April 13th and are scheduled...
President Robert Mugabe says there is need to follow party structures and hierarchy without going to the press or engaging in demonstrations. The President was speaking at a special belated birthday present presentation ceremony organised by cabinet ministers at State House this Monday morning. Addressing cabinet ministers at the presentation ceremony,...
The Adult education sector in Africa, remains underfunded and non-mainstream. And this has been to the detriment of millions of Africans who need to be properly educated if they stand any chance at escaping poverty. Many Africa governments continue to fail their uneducated and undereducated citizens as little funding is made...
Pretoria – Deputy President David Mabuza has laid criminal charges of Crimen Injuria against Bishop Hangwi Maumela, an ANC member who was filmed calling the former a murderer and alleging that he is “sleeping around”. A sworn affidavit signed by Mabuza, which Khuluma Afrika has seen, says Mabuza was shown...
Dear Comrade Makhosi Khoza Recently you asked those “in favour of a new political home” to comment “Yes” on your Facebook status. You have also stated that many people have been urging you to establish a new political party since resigning from the African National Congress. I suspect that you...
By Abednico Siambombe The mantra of this piece is to highlight the major challenges faced by children living with disabilities in schools and at their homes. The fight against stereotyping and segregation of children living with disability in the rural schools need more attention when compared to what is happening...
The public in Sierra Leone was proactive in reporting suspected Ebola cases. Reuters/Luc Gnago By Eric Osoro, Washington State University It’s 18 months since Sierra Leone was declared Ebola free after a two-year outbreak that left 4,000 people dead. While the outbreak might be over, its effects will persist...
By Professor Ken Mufuka The problems in Zimbabwe are man made. To be honest, they made by foolish men. The men that created these crisis are incapable of change. That is the biggest problem in Zimbabwe right now. We are governed by foolish men. I SET foot on Zimbabwe soil only...