Africa North Africa World 

Morocco to recall ambassador to Sweden after Quran burning row

Morocco is recalling its ambassador to Sweden. It follows the burning of a Koran at a demonstration in Stockholm. The development came at a time when Muslims were celebrating the Eid-al Adha. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rabat called the action offensive and irresponsible. The organiser of the demonstration – who’s said to be Iraqi-born Salwan Momik – is… Read More
Africa Sports World 

Sweden is not holding a ‘sex championship’

There were reports these past couple of weeks about Sweden holding a sex competition which was to take place on June 8. But it turns out not to be the case with Sweden’s sports authorities denying those reports. The Times of India, one of India’s most popular and reputable newspapers had carried a report that read that “Sweden Will Soon… Read More
Africa Sports World 

Zlatan unveils a topless sculpture of himself

Swedish great Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been honoured with a statue in his hometown of Malmo. On Tuesday afternoon, supporters flocked to Malmo’s stadium to see Ibrahimovic himself unveil the bronze statue, commissioned by the Swedish FA in honour of their all-time record goalscorer. The statue is the work of Swedish artist Peter Linde and stands at 8.9 feet tall while weighing approximately half a… Read More
Opinions Southern Africa 

Zimbabwe: Dangers of an Exclusively Religious Nation

I was born and raised in Zimbabwe and I never got to witness the struggle that brought my country independence. I grew up enchanted by stories of the liberation struggle and as a child, one of my many ambitions was to become a soldier…apart from being a superhero with super powers. Like everyone else born after independence, I was referred… Read More

Sweden freezes Rwanda aid after rebel backing

Sweden announced Monday that it was provisionally suspending aid to Rwanda pending clarification of reports that the central African nation has backed rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “We have chosen to hold off with aid to shed light on what is going on Congo and how they (the Rwandan authorities) are involved,” Cooperation Minister Gunilla Carlsson told public… Read More

Media Release: International Greens call for democracy and Green action!

Over 600 participants from 70 countries met in Dakar, Senegal, 29th March – 1st April, for the first ever Global Green Congress held in Africa ( and tackled issues such as solidarity, democracy, biodiversity, climate change, and the future of the Global Greens parties. This Global Greens gathering was preceded by the 2nd African Greens Congress on 28th and 29th… Read More