Journalists quiz former South African president Jacob Zuma. Relentless pressure led to his resignation.
South African investigative journalists and civil society played a crucial role in bringing a country in the clutches of patronage networks back from the brink.
US President Donald Trump after sacking Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Relations between the US and Africa are unlikely to improve while Trump remains president. But that doesn't mean the continent should remain passive.
Proper guidance, support and advice can help university students enormously.
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Formal, accessible academic advice systems can help university graduation rates.
Africa’s Free Movement Protocol will open up the continent for easy travel and big business.
Free movement in Africa might be needed but more thought is needed for successful implementation.
When paperwork, forms and bureaucracy start to dominate, universities suffer.
It's crucial to ensure that the academic project at universities is vigorously and bravely safeguarded.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Addis Ababa during his African tour.
The US secretary of state's visit to five African countries didn't have much to offer by way of investments and commerce.
Young people are the mirror image of the adult world around them.
Some young East Africans believe that there is nothing wrong with corruption -- except in Rwanda.
A fisherman at work in the White Nile. Half the river’s flow is lost to evaporation from the Sudd swamps, a large wetland.
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Nature based approaches to solving water problems originated in Europe and don't take into account Africa's huge infrastructure deficit.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma sings at the ANC National Conference in December.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma's bad behaviour damaged his image and the ANC's.
Corporates are willing to embrace corporate social responsibility initiatives. But many fail due to cultural insensitivity and misplaced communication strategies.
A vendor at the Sigida Market, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Graft is common in the way that markets in Kinshasa are run.
Harvest season on a wine farm in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The country is struggling with land redistribution.
South Africa's land policy is flailing around in the dark, with the haziest of understandings of how well or how badly land reform is doing.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in parliament.
Meeting the challenges from the opposition will strengthen the ANC's dominance. How well its new leadership copes will become clearer over the next few months.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has led social and economic transformation.
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The Chinese Communist Party's decision to remove presidential term limits could be a signal to African despots.
Universities shouldn’t ignore graduates once they leave the institution.
Universities could mine alumni databases to improve individual institutions' work - and raise funds.
In Uganda, essential medicines are not being stocked at facilities that need them most. This includes drugs to treat chronic diseases.
Work hard, read your books, and university will be a breeze…or will it?
Social class plays a huge role in people's experiences of accessing and succeeding in higher education.
A skit on China’s English language TV station CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala featuring ‘blackface’ actors has gone viral.
China's offensive 'blackface' skit intended to highlight the positive aspects of China-Africa relations, has done the opposite.
Zimbabwe’s youth are most affected by democratic processes, but they appear to be the least interested.
Youth participation in elections and governance processes in Zimbabwe is low.
Informal Head Porters carry take their babies with them in Accra’s Kantamanto Market, in Ghana.
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Adequate and quality childcare determines women’s participation in the labour force and the type of work they can take on.