Talk of gender mainstreaming – the assessing of all policies, programmes, laws and interventions on the basis of their impact on both men and women at all levels – often attracts sceptical criticism. One of the most significant challenges the...
WorldRemit to kickstart uptake of Digital Money Transfers to Cameroon Digital remittance service completes series of strategic deals with Cameroon partners DOUALA, Cameroon, November 3, 2016/ -- Leading remittance service WorldRemit (Worldremit.com/en/Cameroon) is set to accelerate adoption of digital money transfers...
Nigerian President Buhari’s deplorable comments about his wife only serve as a poor reflection of his ego — they do not take anything away from women’s exemplary contribution to the continent’s history and legacy By Bashir Goth, At a time when...
African governments and civil society should have both institutional and substantive expectations of the next UN Secretary General. The institutional expectations should focus on feasible reform of the United Nations itself. This would mean African governments de-emphasising the demand for...
By Caroline Njoroge An opening session with six East African regional energy ministries represented, an inspiring “Women in African Power” lunch, a unique gathering of Future Leaders in Energy and a free exhibition with technical workshops are just some of...

The End of China Inc?

A new Al Jazeera documentary finds:  Time is fast running out for China to pay off its bad debts China has more than two billion square metres of empty residential space – that’s enough to house more...
 Hair speaks of the past, and of cultural heritage. Steve Evans/Flickr Untangling the racial politics of hair has preoccupied casual observers and social analysts for centuries. Cutting edge anthropological analyses suggest that contemporary hair styling is about “fashioning futures”, since African...
Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit reveals a $1.5 billion money laundering plot, bribery, theft and fraud in paradise: “It’s like something from a James Bond film.” Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has exposed massive corruption at the top of the Maldives government,...
Nairobi, August 31, 2016 - Tanzanian authorities should immediately lift a ban on two privately owned radio stations and allow them to resume broadcasts without further harassment or censorship, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Tanzanian Information Minister Nape...
US Senate’s ‘Torture Report’ documented 119 victims of CIA torture • Al Jazeera speaks to the former secret prisoners, including two Libyans who opposed Gaddafi “In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong. We did a...

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