A significant number of Rwanda’s LGBT community experience hostility. This includes at work and when trying to access health services.
The Congolese advocate for LGBTQIA+ rights has been living in fear after spurious charges of ‘promoting homosexuality’ led the police to her door.
LGBTI refugees from other countries expect Kenya to be safer but are quickly disillusioned.
Ten of the new language additions on Google translate are African languages including Lingala, Twi, and Tigrinya. There are now 133 languages supported by a technology that is breaking language barriers and connecting communities around the world.
Queercide may seem far removed from heterosexual and heteronormative people but a society that does not strictly uphold the right to life and equal protection, under the law, for all people is dangerous for everyone.
Equal parenting is a concept that is gaining traction as more men push for active roles in child-rearing and more women call for a shift in normative parenting roles. In many African countries, this concept could help overturn paternal absenteeism.
Where the Heart Is, Andrew Chatora’s second offering, paints the picture of a broken tribe. However, the tribe Chatora explores is the tribe of Zimbabweans who left the country in the early 2000s to seek greener pastures in the United Kingdom.
Queer rights activists push for more inclusive surveys as Statistics South Africa comes under fire for conflating gender and sex in the major census it conducts every 10 years.
Should we bridge local understanding of Artificial intelligence by creating technological terms that make current scientific developments accessible, or do we teach and help computers understand local languages? The answer is both.