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1 December – World AIDS Day and National HIV Awareness Campaign Maybe it’s because it fell on a Sunday, but World AIDS Day came...

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Innovations, many pioneered in Africa, are making mental health treatment more possible and affordable, but more needs to be done. In tackling mental health...

Somalia: President Farmaajo’s stacks the deck to secure a second term

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Africa Insiders: Calm as Guinea Bissau awaits poll results

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Child sexual exploitation is on the rise. When will governments act?

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Ethiopia must stop hate speech, not free speech

Tackling disinformation requires a subtle balance between different sets of values, not vaguely defined punitive laws. Jawar Mohammed meeting with supporters in October 2019....

Funmi Iyanda has a bold new movie out. But don’t call it a comeback. 

She never left. Funmi Iyanda. Credit: Oya Media In 2004, when Bisi Alimi took the radical decision to come out on national television, he chose...

An interesting election in Namibia, at last

A 62-year-old dentist and Icelandic corruption scandal have injected some unpredictability into a usually predictable contest. Panduleni Itula, a presidential contender in the Namibia...

Sudan needs a lifeline now

Now is not the time to wait and see. Sudan’s new government needs the support of its international allies, particularly in Africa, immediately. The...

Africa Insiders: Uganda’s distracting LGBTQ crackdown

Marching in solidarity with Uganda’s LGBTI community. Credit: Alisdare Hickson The essentials: Despite a raft of ludicrous denials, it’s clear that Ugandan officials are...

Zambia: The plan to remove President Lungu, from within his own party

Some in the ruling Patriotic Front have rallied behind the president. Others have developed a four-point plan to get rid of him. President Edgar...

A German association called for fixes for Africa’s problems. It’s one of them.

Where is the ‘African’ in African Studies? Not in the African Studies Association of Germany. The University in Marburg, where the African Studies Association Germany...

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