Biographies Southern Africa 

Ode to Honorable John ZU Tembo, not a henchman (September 14, 1932 – September 27, 2023)

11 So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure… Read More
The Karegeya Children Biographies Central Africa Rwanda 

The Karegeya Children: His living message of hope and love

Every year the Karegeya family gather with family and friends to remember the life and loss of their patriarch, Patrick Karegeya. Patrick lived a complicated life of politics and security. In the end, he was away from his family for many years due to the dangerousness of his situation. Patrick’s wife, Leah Karegeya lives in the United States along with… Read More
Vincent Murekezi Biographies Central Africa 

Rwanda Government demands Malawi extradite Vincent Murekezi accused of Genocide

LILONGWE: Barely a day after Malawi government through the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security cleared a Malawian of Rwandan origin Vincent Murekezi of having a no hand in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, authorities in Rwanda have declared that the man is indeed a genocide suspect hunted by the government. The Rwandan National Prosecutor, Fautsin Nkusi, confirmed to Malawi’s… Read More

Why does the media focus on reporting bad news from Africa and what impact does it have? asks Simon Birch

Disaster, disease and disorder: for decades now our TVs and newspapers have been flled with the latest unfolding debacle in Africa. How many times have we watched grim-faced reporters broadcast live from equally grim, fy-infested refugee camps?The trouble is that whilst there’s nothing made up about the horrors of Darfur, the reality is that they’re not happening everywhere in Africa,... Read More

My list of great men every African should know about

That’s bein’ a man,” Socco said. “Pain in your heart and your dreams – that’s the test of a man. If you can live life day after day with men treatin’ you like a dog but you never bark or howl, cower or beg – if you can be a human being when they want you to be an animal... Read More

Zambia’s Michael Sata – Biography

  Michael Chilufya Sata (born 1937) is a Zambian politician who has been the fifth President of Zambia since 23 September 2011. He leads the Patriotic Front (PF), a major political party in Zambia. Under President Frederick Chiluba, Sata was a minister during the 1990s as part of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) government; he went into opposition in... Read More