From Nairobi to Addis Ababa, Lusaka to Abidjan, African cities are quickly becoming toxic miasmas. But things may be changing, writes Azad Essa.
The fight against abuse of women is the good fight; see to it boys and men, that you treat them with respect at all times, writes Kabelo Chabalala.
Africa must unite to overcome problems of joblessness and poverty, says Senegal's candidate for AU commission chairperson.
SA needs to make sustained effort to dismantle its patriarchal structure or this problem will continue to prevail, writes Patience Mungwari Mpani
Despite gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, 5 700 people are infected daily, and millions still need treatment, writes Azad Essa.
For more than six weeks, Myanmar's army has been engaged in a brutal offensive in Rakhine State targeting the Rohingya, writes Azad Essa.
Peter Hain proposes replacing current student funding models with a graduate tax payable over an extended period of time.
When you stop listening to people they will pick the candidate that speaks to their concerns, even in sound bites, writes Azad Essa.
Carnage continues as Muslim Seleka and Christian anti-Balaka militias clash months after presidential polls brought hope ...
Pravin Gordhan's refusal to sign a blank cheque makes him a target, write Melita Steele, Robyn Hugo, Bobby Peek and Dominique Doyle
By failing to appreciate gains that would flow from free education, we miss the opportunity to address imbalances of the past, says Frank Lekaba.
Hunger is often the consequence of a political decision not to prioritise feeding a population, writes Azad Essa.
The availability of funds for teaching will always be finite, writes Christof Heyns.
Does the position of UN Secretary-General allow for the incumbent to wield real power, or is he just a stooge of Security Council members?
Azad Essa was rather baffled by President Barack Obama's choice of words for Shimon Peres at his funeral last week.