Ghana University Row Re-Ignites Debate About Mahatma Ghandi’s Racism

[The Conversation Africa] The statue of Mahatma Ghandi is to be removed from the University of Ghana campus after a campaign by academic staff based on claims that the Indian leader was a racist. Politics and society editor Thabo Leshilo asked Suraj Ye…

[The Conversation Africa] The statue of Mahatma Ghandi is to be removed from the University of Ghana campus after a campaign by academic staff based on claims that the Indian leader was a racist. Politics and society editor Thabo Leshilo asked Suraj Yengde about the controversy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

The Country Needs to Get Out of its Petrochemicals Cul-De-Sac

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -Over the past few years South Africa has suffered because of the poor state of its electricity industry. The country has experienced rolling blackouts, huge cost overruns and long delays in the delivery of new po…

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -Over the past few years South Africa has suffered because of the poor state of its electricity industry. The country has experienced rolling blackouts, huge cost overruns and long delays in the delivery of new power stations. Finally new power stations are beginning to come on stream.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Tour of Robert Mugabe’s Early and Later Legacies

[The Conversation Africa] Robert Mugabe spoke eloquently as Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Elect in March 1980. He offered a message of hope and unity to a population ravaged by years of war. He spoke of creating a government “capable of achieving peace and…

[The Conversation Africa] Robert Mugabe spoke eloquently as Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Elect in March 1980. He offered a message of hope and unity to a population ravaged by years of war. He spoke of creating a government "capable of achieving peace and stability ... and progress."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe