democratic republic of congo
Former child soldier turns his story into a graphic novel
Children's rights activist Michel Chikwanine was kidnapped as a five-year-old and used as a child soldier in Democratic Republic of Congo. Now he has turned his story into a graphic novel. It is aimed at children from 10 years old and up. He wants to educate that age group about the issue.
South Africa and DRC to collaborate on economy projects
The NBA comes to Africa
In a leap forward for basketball in South Africa and the continent, the NBA's first game in Africa will be played in August. The captains have been announced for the Team Africa versus Team World play off, with the African side led by Luol Deng.
Great Lakes leaders recommit to ending conflicts
SA backs African rapid response force
SA-DRC pact paves way for Grand Inga
Boost for polio campaign in Angola
Angola’s government has enlisted a host of powerful partners, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in renewed efforts to eradicate polio in the country.
• Nigeria winning war against polio
Football feast for local fans
The legacy of the 2010 Fifa World Cup will stand South Africa in good stead when the country stages yet another spectacular football tournament, this time the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
• Millions to boost SA2010 legacy
African cinema on the big screen
Africa will be the main attraction at the Africa in Motion film festival, which runs from 21 October to 5 November in Edinburgh, Scotland.
• SA short film makes festival finals
SA, Angola strengthen ties
South African President Jacob Zuma’s recent visit to Angola, his first state visit to an African country since his inauguration in May 2009, has borne much fruit for the two countries.