April 29, 2017

African middle class seeking private education

Follow Us By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Private education is gaining serious appeal on the African continent’s wealthy. Economic research highlighting that the rapid growth of the African middle class has led to an increase of private universities and private schools across the continent. And that an increasingly number of parents are seeking a quality education for their […]

Draft AU Transitional Justice Policy to be adopted in May

Follow Us By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa At a two-day validation workshop on the draft African Union Transitional Justice Policy (AUTJP) in Lusaka, Zambia at the end of last month a way forward was created. The workshop was organised by the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), African Union Commission (AUC), with support from the Center for the Study […]

Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s authoritarian president of 22 years- OUT!!!

Follow Us By Mike Ozu Yahya Jammeh is out as the dictator President of Gambia.  Mr. Jammeh’s regime has finally met his match. Yahya was  a president who came to power in a coup in 1994. His ambition led to 22 years as President of the small country. His opponent, Adama Barrow, is an outsider […]


Follow Us     H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini Zuma is an undisputable trailblazer in the upliftment and empowerment of women across the African continent. Her career as a struggle activist and politician is testimony to her indestructible and courageous spirit. She was born on 27 January 1949 in KwaZulu-Natal, a time when black women’s […]

Dr. Dlamini-Zuma, AUC Chairperson, Exercise Your Mandate: CLEAN HOUSE

Follow Us Dear Madam Chairperson, I arrived in Addis Ababa last night, Friday, despite seriously man-made obstacles, which doesn’t form the essence of this letter to you, well if I may call it a letter rather than an article.  I am here, of course, at your invitation to attend the Communications Strategic Workshop.  Thank you.  […]

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea: A Hidden Oasis of Confidence, Beauty and Tranquility

Follow Us Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 24  –  When in February, 2012, the Corporate Council on Africa – the major organization representing more 200 corporations doing business in Africa – blasted out a e-news on the African Union Commission having authorized the African Sun Times, Africa’s No.1 newspaper in America, to produce the Global Africa […]

Are African Men A Dying Breed at the African Union?

Follow Us Not really, however if you hearkened to the contentious battle that raged over the nomination and eventual triumph of the new African Union Commission chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, you would think so.  But that would obviously not be true.  The bigger question though is the great stride that the women of Africa are […]

Three Words Could Derail Dlamini-Zuma’s Chances of Winning the AUC Chair

Follow Us Two people are locked in a battle to see who emerges victorious after the African Union leaders vote either on July 15th or 16th as to who becomes the Chairperson of the African Union Commission during the 19th session of the African Heads of State and Governments Summit, which started on the 9th […]

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