From combining African traditional spirituality with Western clinical psychology, to almost becoming a Christian pastor to reckoning with his own sexuality, psychologist Anele Siswana is truly an exceptional human being. He tells Nozibele Qamngana Mayaba how he got to where he is, and where his journey is taking him.
13 Mar 2022
The growing exodus of Western firms has upset Russian consumers, while authorities are weighing up the possibility of temporarily taking over firms with large shares of foreign ownership. We take a closer look. Also, the IMF warns that rising commodity prices due to the war in Ukraine could hurt developing nations in particular, and investors grapple with market volatility.
15 Feb 2022
He is the most famous Chinese dissident and one of the best-known contemporary artists in the world. Ai Weiwei was harassed by the Chinese authorities, who bulldozed his Shanghai studio, sent him to jail without charge and drove him out of his country. After the February 2 publication of the French translation of his memoir, "1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows", the artist sat with Eve Jackson to talk about the moment in a Chinese prison when he decided to write his life’s story for his son and what he learned growing up in a labour camp with his persecuted father, the poet Ai Qing.
16 Nov 2021
"Russia doesn't threaten anyone," the government spokesperson has said in a bid to calm concerns raised by Ukraine, the European Union and the US.
31 May 2021
Authorities called for the massive rally after the United States imposed restrictions on aid over the northern Tigray conflict. Protesters also voiced support for the controversial Nile dam.
26 May 2021
The Belarusian leader said "ill-wishers" are "trying to strangle Belarus" in his first speech since a commercial flight was intercepted and a critical blogger arrested.
7 May 2021
The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Jason Gbassa, has described the visit of the Portugal Naval Ship (PNS) SETUBAL as aimed at increasing maritime security in the region.
Ethiopia won't wait on Western approval over human rights, says Ethiopian government minister Zadig Abraha
27 Dec 2020
The war in Tigray "is over" and rebuilding has begun, the Ethiopian minister for democratization tells DW's Conflict Zone. But a humanitarian crisis is growing on the watch of the country's Nobel-winning prime minister.