WEST African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home.
THE Trump administration plans to sell military planes to Nigeria despite concerns over rights abuses and a botched air strike that killed scores of civilians in January, US media say.
Abraham Mudefi Focus on environmental issues This week we want to explore the role that a green curriculum can play in environmental conservation (EC). A green curriculum is a course of study in schools that mainstreams Environmental Management (EM) principles across all school activities.
FUNERALS have been held in Alexandria for victims of one of the two bomb attacks on Coptic churches in Egypt by so-called Islamic State (IS).
THE immediate impact of South Africa’s ratings downgrade by Standard & Poor’s is largely seen on the screens of financial traders.
CITIES need new ways to create energy and cut down on waste, and some of the most innovative and low-tech — solutions may well be found in the parts of town the city authorities are least likely to talk about.
Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the opposition party Renamo, recently announced a further two-month extension of the truce his forces have been observing since late December.
IT was a scheme as bold and eccentric as any to emerge from China’s 21st-century sprint towards urbanisation: to build and populate a dazzling metropolis of one million inhabitants deep in the country’s barren western hinterlands.