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Anna Collard: Deepfakes a worrying trend in the run-up to elections

More than four billion people worldwide will take part in elections this year, including in the US, UK, India, and South Africa. However, the increasing...

NJ Ayuk: Remembering the legacy of President Hage Geingob, a true African giant

On Monday morning, February 4, many of us woke to the news of the tragic passing of Namibian President Hage Geingob. The death of this...

D. Kumbungu: Corneille Nangaa, the revolutionary courage for development in DRC?

His political radicalization and his determination to draw on all available means to oust Félix Tshisekedi from power in Kinshasa seem to have found...

Burkina Faso: Amnesty Interational calls for the release of human rights defender Daouda Diallo, and end discriminatory conscription of independent voices

More than fifty days since Dr. Daouda Diallo, Secretary-General of the Collective Against Impunity and Community Stigmatization (CISC), forcibly disappeared, Amnesty International today calls...

Guinea: UNHCR concerned about media repression, urges prompt change of course

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk today expressed concern about increased repression of media freedom in the Republic of Guinea and urged...

Tunisia: Cybercrime rule used against critics

Tunisian authorities have sentenced two political opposition activists to prison terms for criticizing the government under a 2022 cybercrime decree, Human Rights Watch said...

South Sudan: UNMISS seeks to entrench women participation in politics

Traditionally, across South Sudan, women and girls have been disproportionately affected by conflict. Add to this, cultural norms, such as early or forced marriages,...

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights adresses the situation in the Gaza Strip

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (the Commission), meeting on the occasion of its 77th Ordinary Session, held in Arusha, United Republic...

Rapidly shrinking civic space and decline in freedoms in Zimbabwe 43 years after independence

Zimbabweans are marking forty-three years of independence from colonial rule amid the reality of a rapidly shrinking civic space, including criminalisation of dissent and...

Women and displaced persons in Jonglei believe that a permanent constitution will positively impact their status

The world’s youngest nation has begun the process of drafting a permanent constitution, a critical opportunity for the South Sudanese to agree to the...

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Jeffrey Okoro: As Kenya’s medical workers strike a community health crisis unfolds in the shadows

Kenya’s healthcare system is grappling with a crisis threatening the lives of its most vulnerable citizens, yet their stories have been hidden in the...

TotalEnergies to champion multi-energy investment strategy at Invest in African Energy 2024

Affirming TotalEnergies’ long-standing commitment to Africa’s energy development, senior vice president for Africa Mike Sangster will deliver an opening keynote at Invest in African...

Call for application: The 2024 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition invite applicants to showcase ventures

The 2024 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition invites agrifood entrepreneurs from across Africa to showcase their startup business ventures. Judges will be looking for innovative...

Andre Russell joins African SAP User Group board of directors as SAP representative

The African SAP User Group (AFSUG) proudly announces the appointment of Andre Russell as the newest addition to its Board of Directors, representing SAP....

Ghana’s Zeepay raises equity from leading institutions to support its expansion

Africa50 and Oikocredit lead equity investment in Ghanaian fintech Zeepay to support Africa expansion; The investment will support the expansion of Zeepay’s cross-border remittances and mobile...
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