At the end of 2016, 12.6 million Africans were living in displacement
I find the word ‘peasant’ to describe a rural subsistence farmer very jarring, yet my Ugandan friends use it quite casually. What’s going on?
South Africa’s entries in the records book include those for the first heart transplant, the tree with the deepest roots, and for climbing a mountain – while walking backwards.
Swaziland’s entries reflect just how much HIV/Aids has had an impact on the country; it also features a very young king.
Some of the top African intellectuals include Wole Soyinka, Mahmood Mamdani and Ali Mazrui. But the list is far from exhaustive.