South Africa Cannabis Ruling Leads to Pot-Themed Products

Marijuana is getting its time in South Africa’s spotlight after being decriminalized in September.

The landmark constitutional court ruling, which still needs to be translated into law, allows South Africans to legally grow and consume their own cannabis at home.…

Nigerian Millennials Fuel Domestic Tourism

Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and other travelers as they explored the forest’s pools and streams.

She is one of a growing number of Nigerian holiday-makers keen to explore …

Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the 7th EU-South Africa summit

First of all, let me thank President Ramaphosa for being here today, for our good summit and for your commitment, dear President, to the EU-South Africa Strategic Partnership.

Our talks today demonstrate that, from climate change and migration to trade …

African Leaders Meet for ‘Last Push’ on AU Reforms

African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.

The changes seek to streamline and empower the African Union � an ambitious call for an organization often …

Calls Mount to Stop Orphanages Exploiting Poor Children to Lure Money, Tourists

Six years after Australian lawyer Kate van Doore set up an orphanage in Nepal she was astounded to find that the children she thought she was helping were not orphans at all.

They were “paper orphans” – children given fake …

UN Bemoans Lack of Funding for African Anti-Jihadist Force

International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to contain West African jihadists, hampering its efforts as insecurity spreads across the region, a United Nations report said.

A February conference of …