South Africa to amend constitution to allow land expropriation

South Africa to amend constitution to allow land expropriation

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President Cyril Ramaphosa promised land reform on his election in February South Africa will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation, its president says. In a recorded address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the ruling ANC will “finalise a proposed amendment” allowing the move. […]

A plan for the free movement of Africans across the continent is being held up by fears of xenophobia

A plan for the free movement of Africans across the continent is being held up by fears of xenophobia

The African integration project took several major steps this year. One of them was the African Union’s adoption of a protocol on the free movement of people. The move has been widely welcomed. The free movement of Africans between African countries could unquestionably facilitate growth. Allowing freer movement would encourage trade, tourism and investment between […]

The state of infrastructure development in Africa

The state of infrastructure development in Africa

The state of infrastructure development in Africa – CNBC Africa Home Videos The state of infrastructure development in Africa This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More Source link

Mandela 100 Is Another Compelling Reason To Go To South Africa

Mandela 100 Is Another Compelling Reason To Go To South Africa

It’s hard to describe the feeling of standing on the balcony of Cape Town’s City Hall on the spot where Nelson Mandela addressed a crowd after being freed from prison in 1990. It’s even more powerful to hear a recording of  that speech which was  somewhat halting because, we didn’t know at the time, he […]

A Kenyan painter's art questions China's deepening reach in Africa

A Kenyan painter's art questions China's deepening reach in Africa

The officials in suits arrived uninvited at Michael Soi’s studio located in the fringes of the industrial area of Nairobi. They were four men and two women, Chinese, and instantly started rifling through the stacks of artwork in the space and tossing paint cans around. This was in 2015, a year during which China and […]

African Press Review 28 July 2018

African Press Review 28 July 2018

African Press Review 28 July 2018 – Africa – RFI Listen Download Podcast RFI English News flash 04h00 – 04h10 GMT Mon-Fri News bulletin 07/28 04h00 GMT Paris Live AM 04h10 – 04h30 GMT Mon-Fri Features and analysis 07/28 04h10 GMT RFI English News flash 05h00 – 05h10 GMT Mon-Fri News bulletin 07/28 05h00 GMT […]

11 African proverbs you did not know you needed

11 African proverbs you did not know you needed

Africa’s literature, both oral and written, is rich in terms of wisdom and diversity. One of the most used oral literature forms is proverbs, which could be applied to different scenarios, whether serious or fun. The proverbs are also full of imageries and language styles that would leave many impressed and amazed. The trick with the […]

Reality Check: Why some African countries don't want charity clothes

Reality Check: Why some African countries don't want charity clothes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rwanda is planning to ban the import of second-hand clothes Claim: Donating second-hand clothes has had a negative effect on textile industries in African countries. The Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, has said: “We are put in a situation where we have to choose – you choose to be a recipient […]

Hundreds storm border fence into Spain's north Africa enclave of Ceuta

Hundreds storm border fence into Spain's north Africa enclave of Ceuta

About 800 people have tried to enter Europe by storming a border fence that separates Morocco from Spain’s north African enclave of Ceuta, according to Spanish police. The incident on Thursday morning followed renewed warnings about Spain’s ability to cope with the rising number of migrants and refugees who have been arriving on its southern […]