BREAKING: Ex-president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

The ex-president of Zimbabwe, , has passed away at the age of 95 in Singapore where he had been seeking treatment for a long...

South Africa’s ruthlessly efficient fight against coronavirus

One week into South Africa's nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and it is tempting - dangerously tempting - to breathe a...

“What did I do to you?” – Last words of Libya’s...

Fallen Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, entered the world in 1942, near Sirte. A son of an itinerant Bedouin farmer, Gaddafi was brilliant in School...

Africa’s Long-term Growth Prospects Remain Intact as Economies Display Their Resilience

Many African economies are proving their resilience in the face of the humanitarian and economic crisis brought on by Covid-19. The World Bank expects the...

Congo president’s $19m seized in San Marino after ‘spending more than...

One of Africa’s longest-serving presidents has been accused of laundering €19million (about 20 million dollars), using shell accounts in Europe. The republic of San Marino,...

11 Nigerian Christians Executed by ISIS on Christmas

Terrorist attacks have long beleaguered Christians in northern Nigeria, including this Catholic church in Kano (photographed in 2019) back in 2014. Martyrdoms by Boko Haram...

WorldViews MAP: The U.S. military currently has troops in these African...

President Obama's announcement that United States has deployed 80 troops to Chad came as a surprise to many. But as my colleague Craig Whitlock points...

The West’s never ending quest to ‘de-radicalise’ dissent

The brutal tactics used to contain the Mau Mau uprising in colonial Kenya are now guiding the global war on terror. An investigation by Declassified...

‘Racist’ shampoo advertisement sparks protests in South Africa

Protesters have gathered outside several pharmacy chain stores in South Africa in reaction to a shampoo advertisement slammed by the critics as "racist". The advertisement,...

The US Military Is All Over Africa Despite Not Being at...

There are currently roughly 7,500 US military personnel, including 1,000 contractors, deployed in Africa. For comparison, that figure was only 6,000 just a year...