Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from February, 2024
Reporters Without Borders notes that many media outlets are either owned by politicians or influenced by them, compromising editorial independence and leading to biased coverage.
By unilaterally and without any legal basis ending the electoral process three weeks early, Macky Sall has plunged Senegal into an unprecedented institutional crisis
Many view the withdrawal as a reaction to the heavy sanctions imposed by ECOWAS on the three military-led countries.
Amid this worsening economic crisis, there has been a rise in the numbers of kidnappings for money across the country.
Officially, Togo has two national languages: Éwé and Kabyé. But neither of those is the language that's most widely spoken in the country.
Persons with disabilities explain why they have launched a new national disability campaign in Zimbabwe.
With much of the developed world facing ageing populations and slowing population growth, Africa is expected to play a central role in the global labour market.
As emphasized in a report by Environmental Justice Foundation( EJF), destructive fishing (IUU fishing) threatens marine environments and the people who rely on them.
A statement urging an end to internet shutdowns in Sudan. These shutdowns violate international law, exacerbating humanitarian crises, hindering emergency assistance, and impeding communication with loved ones.
"The constant violence has pushed some Mbororos to fight as militias alongside government forces against armed separatist fighters, commonly referred to as Amba Boys."
A year after borders reopened between Burundi and Rwanda, diplomatic relations between these two east African countries are yet again deteriorating
Alexis Kagame, the first and last Rwandan intellectual with direct access to the original sources of the country's history, contributed significantly to preserving oral history, and the indigenous language, Kinyarwanda.
"Despite strong laws and policies against gender-based violence, activists argue that government policies are ineffective and the justice system is slow and corrupt, leaving many perpetrators unpunished."
Provisional results from the January 14 elections indicate the re-election of the Comorian president for a 3rd term, sparking demonstrations by young people as the opposition challenges the results.