Fahmida Miller

Fahmida Miller

Africa

South Africa's ANC launches election manifesto

The manifesto included free university education for students with low-income backgrounds and a more inclusive economy.

South Africa's ANC launches election manifesto

Africa

South Africa: Ruling ANC launches campaign for 2019 election

The ANC has suffered a decline in popularity under Jacob Zuma, who was removed in February 2018.

South Africa: Ruling ANC launches campaign for 2019 election

Europe

People of Reunion Island blame Paris for inflation, poverty

Despite French government backing down on fuel tax rise, why islanders remain upset?

People of Reunion Island blame Paris for inflation, poverty

Africa

World AIDS awareness day march in Cape Town

Around 7.5 million South Africans live with HIV – one of the highest rates in the world.

World AIDS awareness day march in Cape Town

Africa

South Africa: Students look for alternatives to unusable toilets

Here is why some students in the African nation are skipping school.

South Africa: Students look for alternatives to unusable toilets

Madagascar

Madagascar election: Women struggle for place in politics

Out of 36 candidates vying for president’s office in Madagascar, only five are women.

Madagascar election: Women struggle for place in politics

Africa

Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

With no laws to limit campaign spending, the presidential election is expected to cost more than it did five years ago.

Madagascar election: Expenses soar amid extreme poverty

Africa

Back in business: 'Largest' tea farm gets a new lease of life

Stretching over 1,800 hectares, it is said to be the largest operating tea farm in the southern hemisphere.

Back in business: 'Largest' tea farm gets a new lease of life

Africa

South Africa bank heist: Can VBS Mutual Bank be saved?

It is being termed as the biggest bank fraud in South Africa's history, but it is the poor who are paying the price.

South Africa bank heist: Can VBS Mutual Bank be saved?

Africa

South Africa's youth unemployment rate at record high

South Africa's government says it's tackling the unemployment crisis. Critics say they've heard it all before.

South Africa's youth unemployment rate at record high

Africa

South Africans want a bigger crackdown on narcotics

Increased policing has failed to curb drug gangs' operations and many communities suffer from addiction epidemics.

South Africans want a bigger crackdown on narcotics

Africa

South Africans highly divided over relaxed cannabis laws

A victory for South Africa's Rastafarian community as the top court rules it's no longer illegal to smoke cannabis, in private.

South Africans highly divided over relaxed cannabis laws