By Mohamed Fahmy EGYPTIAN’S poor, elderly people and some of the upper class flocked to ballot stations to approve a raft of changes aimed at spurring development of mega projects while extending incumbent President al-Sisi’s tenure till 2030. In contrast, mid-aged people from the upper class disapproved...
By Iretomiwa Akintunde-Johnson On the morning of Wednesday, 13 March 2019, pain and burning ire spread around the country with the news of the collapse of a three-storey building at No. 63 Massey Street, Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island. That unfortunate incident is now known...
By Ojo Maduekwe In the last five years, there’s been an upsurge in cybercrime in the country. The recorded fraud volume in Nigeria’s financial sector has peaked at over N25 billion, according to the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors of Nigeria (CIFIAN). Stakeholders in the telecoms...
By Lulu Brenda Harris In September 2013, Prince Bulelani Khumalo sat at the Berea Park in Johannesburg, South Africa, among over 150 Ndebele people who are Zimbabwean migrants and now living in the country regarded as Africa’s most stable economy. The event Bulelani Khumalo attended was the...
Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe now face a mammoth task of rebuilding, following a devastating cyclone, which swept through the three impoverished Southern African nations mid-March. Described as one of the worst natural disasters, to ever strike the region, Cyclone Idai developed in the Mozambican channel between Mozambique and Madagascar on the evening...