[Deutsche Welle] On May 23, 1949, Germany’s Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution.
[ISS] The ambitious African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which technically enters into force on 30 May could be the game changer for Africa’s hitherto lackluster economy. Driven by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, the process of reaching this point may well have broken all African records. African Union member states launched negotiations to create this huge market of 1.2 billion...
Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent.
A selection of photos from across Africa this week.
The Pan African Parliament votes against investigating sexual harassment allegations against its president
Authorities in Zimbabwe have charged five human rights campaigners arrested earlier this week with plotting to overthrow the government.
Ten people have been kidnapped by an armed group in the Beni region of eastern DR Congo, local sources say.
Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers and protesters on the transition to civilian rule remain deadlocked.
27-year-old Ankiti Bose is on course to become India’s first female unicorn founder with her near-$1 billion fashion start-up Zilingo.
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Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the DRC stop.
Britain routed in UN vote on Chagos
A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda’s border regions has pleaded guilty to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali.
With over 30 million Africans living outside of their home countries, migration will play a big role in shaping Africa’s future. This is how it can be used to its advantage.
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Friday’s ruling could be a new landmark in the fight for queer rights on the continent
Stefan Muller, CEO of the German Institute for Asset and Equity Allocation and Valuation, discusses the outlook for Deutsche Bank as the lender holds its annual general meeting….
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Dr. Moustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister of Egypt, has hailed the UAE's contribution to improving his country's government performance as part of the long-standing partnership between the two countries.
This came as the Egyptian premier received a UAE government delegation led b
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A planned $10 billion port project in Tanzania backed by China has hit an impasse,
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Ailing Zimbabwe liberation war hero and intelligence supremo Dumiso Dabengwa has died. He was 79.
[SciDev.Net] Nairobi -Drug-resistant tuberculosis deaths cost the global and African economies at least US$17.8 billion and US$2 billion a year respectively, representing losses of future goods produced and services provided, a report says.