Being South African, it felt like walking into another apartheid ambush. We witnessed violations of the international human rights law and the international humanitarian law on so many levels.
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Booming construction, a burgeoning middle-class, gleaming shopping malls. Ghana's oil-driven economic expansion is transforming the country, but many are being outpaced, slipping further into poverty.
Ottawa has announced that it will slash approximately $380 million in its foreign aid budget, cuts that will have a direct impact on many African countries.
The "Green Morocco Plan" was created to ensure the development of a secure agriculture sector in Morocco. It hasn't turned out that way though.
The specter of genetically modified organisms has loomed large in Europe and North America and is now being faced in Africa.
The women of Equatorial New Guinea have much to celebrate following the ratification of the AU Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa.
Most newspapers are not publishing, leaving Zimbabwe’s independent media in an anemic state.
Sudan-appointed special prosecutor for Darfur has acknowledged that efforts to serve justice in the war-torn western region have been overshadowed by the political situation in the region.
From Dakar to Cairo to Cape Town, Africa's large cities are in trouble, wracked by a host of problems from a lack of clean water and sanitation to bad government and high unemployment.
Foreign land acquisition in Africa undermines the principle of nations' self-determination; support for sustainable local farming to ensure food security needs to be a priority.