Africa gateway

Tanzanian summit tackles ignorance of albinism

A recent three-day UN summit in Tanzania brought together experts and activists from across the continent to develop specific measures to tackle discrimination and attacks on Africans with albinism.

albinism, forum, summit forum, summit, Ikponwosa Ero, albinism

African developers showcased at Facebook conference

Creations from African developers were launched at Facebook's global developer conference, F8. The giant online social media platform believes local developers will be the ones to meet the needs of their immediate community, and it wants to support them.

Malawian chief advocates education for girls over marriage

A senior female chief in Malawi is doing all she can to fight child marriages. Theresa Kachindamoto advocates education over the marriage altar. In 2015, her efforts were rewarded when the country's law was amended raising the minimum age of marriage to 18.

More stories from this section...

Featured video



Southern African Development Community: member country profiles. >

International update

News on South Africa's foreign relations. >

ReConnect South Africa

Business, career and investment information for African professionals in the Diaspora. >