Africa: Over 6.2 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

Africa: Over 6.2 Million Covid-19 Vaccinations Administered Across Continent

As of March 27, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,164,880 while over 6,230,004 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 111,537 and 3,756,434 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,543,079 – and 52,602 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (…

Tanzania: Magufuli Plans Alive

Tanzania: Magufuli Plans Alive

PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan on Friday reiterated the government’s commitment to put into action the vision and plans of the late former President John Magufuli as she led Tanzanians in the burial of the departed Head of State. In a moving speech during a well-attended burial ceremony for her predecessor whom she referred to as…

Seychelles: Seychellois Elected to African Football’s Executive Committee Expects Sports to Restart Soon

Seychelles: Seychellois Elected to African Football’s Executive Committee Expects Sports to Restart Soon

Seychellois Elvis Chetty, the president of the Seychelles Football Federation, has been elected to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee as an ordinary member. Chetty, a barrister at law, won the election with 40 out of 50 votes during the annual general meeting of the Confederation of African Football in Rabat, Morocco on…

Africa: What Do Policymakers in the Horn of Africa Need to Know About Peace?

Africa: What Do Policymakers in the Horn of Africa Need to Know About Peace?

Debating Ideas is a new section that aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments book series, publishing engaged, often radical, scholarship, original and activist writing from within the African continent and beyond. It will offer debates and engagements, contexts and controversies, and reviews and responses flowing from the African Arguments…