Category: Africa

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South Africa: ANC to assume on destiny of Jacob Zuma

The highest decision-making body of South Africa’s ruling party, the ANC, is set to meet to decide on the fate of President Jacob Zuma on Monday. In the meeting dubbed D-Day by local media, Zuma is expected to finally resign after weeks of pressure to do so.  On Sunday, Cyril Ramaphosa, the new leader of…

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The EU’s migration hypocrisy in Africa

On a hot November evening last year, I found myself in the middle of a bizarre, otherworldly scene in the economic capital of the Ivory Coast, Abidjan. On a small stage set up at a local stadium, Ivorian football star Didier Drogba was urging hundreds of local youth to chant, “I promise I won’t migrate! I…

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Why some African People are transferring to Africa

Accra, Ghana – They have come from the big cities of San Francisco, Chicago, and New York. Thousands of them. And many refuse to return. A new wave of African-Americans is escaping the incessant racism and prejudice in the United States. From Senegal and Ghana to The Gambia, communities are emerging in defiance of conventional wisdom…