Citizens of the Comoros have endorsed a new constitution that will streamline the Indian Ocean island state's complex and top-heavy governance system, which currently costs about 80% of gross domestic product.
Earlier this month South Africa announced that it would allow
neighbouring Zimbabweans free, unfettered access to its border and
allow Zimbabweans to stay in the county without a visa requirement for
The University of Cape Town's infectious disease unit has launched an immunisation advocacy programme called Vaccines for Africa, with the ultimate goal of eradicating vaccine-preventable disease on the continent.
The final stages of planning are underway for the construction of the Grand Inga Dam hydroelectric project, a massive undertaking that may be able to supply power to the entire African continent, with enough left over to sell to
Still stuck on the image of Ethiopia as a land of war and famine? Think again. The country has shown steady economic improvement in the last decade, including in
the tourism sector, and is one of the world’s least-explored gems.