SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings

Aaisha Dadi Patel

South Africa has dropped three places in the Press Freedom Index

This former dictator invented a fake HIV cure, but banned female genital cutting

Momodou L. Jaiteh

Having banned female genital cutting, his ousting was good for democracy, but but bad for women's bodies.

Corruption is not just an African thing


In 2015, former president Thabo Mbeki led an African Union panel that sought to determine how much the African continent was losing every year

Bank at heart of Gambian tyranny

An investigation reveals that a key Belgian institution is again involved in money-laundering

No truth for Gambia’s queer people

Josh Scheinert

Despite the demise of a dictator and a reparations process, no one will speak out