Thursday, April 24, 2014
At a recent event, Rwanda's president Paul Kagame suggested he might change the constitution to allow him to run for a third term in 2017.
Evidence suggests that Mozambique is becoming a popular transit point for traffickers.
Nigeria is not winning in the battle against Boko Haram, but neither are the Islamist militants.
Robert Mugabe is living proof that power corrupts and that a cult of personality can devastate a country brimming with potential.
An Interview with NUMSA’s General Secretary Irvin Jim.
Is Nkurunziza Tightening his Grip Ahead of 2015 Elections?
Women’s status has been greatly enhanced by their growing share of employment, but gender relations are still far from equal.
The Nigerian government's silence over Boko Haram attacks adds to its perception of ineptness.
President Jonathan's suspension of the CBN governor raises much deeper concerns.
The idea that swathes children are being forced to work 16-hour days in cocoa fields is not true.

Interviews

South African union leader Irvin Jim talks to Think Africa Press about the ANC's failures, COSATU's rifts, land reform, workers' rights and more.

Audio

Podcast: La Françafrique, Nigerians in Space, and Gay Rights in Uganda

Video

In a More Hopeful Time: An Interview with Morgan Tsvangirai

In 2011, when prime minister and hopeful for change, Morgan Tsvangirai spoke to Think Africa Press.

Experts Weekly

At current rates, it will take sub-Saharan Africa 15 years to reach its water goals and 150 years to reach its sanitation targets. A group of experts explain what needs to change.
Inside figures allege that the APRM is fraught with corruption and mismanagement, and that its integrity and independence have been undermined.
Egypt's military doesn't only control the political levers of power, but also the economic ones. And its involvement is getting even deeper.
The World Bank's Doing Business rankings reward countries who service the needs of large-scale international business, to the detriment of the majority, and punish those that don't.
There is no such thing as an objective map. This was true of cave paintings, Roman tapestries, and colonialists' charts of Africa. It is also true of Google Maps.
The G8's New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition pushes African countries to change their policies in exchange for aid money. This will help agribusiness but will it help the hungry?
Smallholder tobacco production in Zimbabwe has been a real success, but at what cost to woods and forests?
For the first time in two decades, the divisive figure Kumba Yalá is not watching over Guinea-Bissau's elections. But his legacy of corruption and unrest remains.
At current rates, it will take sub-Saharan Africa 15 years to reach its water goals and 150 years to reach its sanitation targets. A group of experts explain what needs to change.
Divisions within northern Mali's various Tuareg groups have slowed down negotiations with the government and reawakened old regional rivalries.
Africans have to reclaim their forgotten pasts as peoples who refused to hate but stood side-by-side and embraced their differences.
David Van Reybrouck's epic history of the Congo brings to life and honours the heroic lives of ordinary people as well as the extraordinary lives of the country's heroes.