A US woman, Rachel Dolezal who made headlines early this year after her parents exposed her for pretending to be black has finally admitted that she was ‘biologically born white, to white parents’
Phindile Sithole-Spong was born with HIV but only found out at age 19 when she ‘was diagnosed with full-blown Aids’. She speaks about her organisation, Rebranding HIV, working to fight stigma and discrimination
The Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi constitute a site embracing almost 30 ha of hillside within Kampala district. It is a major example of an architectural achievement in organic materials. The site’s main significance lies, however, in its intangible values of belief, spirituality, continuity and identity.
Two months ago, five albino children from Tanzania were in the US to receive free surgery and prosthetic limbs after being disjointed in brutal, witchcraft-related attacks in their home country. Here is a poignant series of photographs showing different stages of their poignant journey towards healing
“I have some very vivid memories of when I was really young, say four or five years old, my grandmother would dress me in women’s clothing and say, ‘Look at my granddaughter’, but also in a playful way,’ says Sandile Ndelu, a transgender woman, who is a law student at UCT.
Pink Taxi offers a safe mode of transportation for women in #Egypt but some have asked if the initiative can indeed help curb sexual harassment in the country
Hardly a month after US President Barack Obama came out in support of gay rights in Kenya, Senegal becomes the latest country to prosecute homesexuals
On 10 August of every calendar year, Zimbabweans remember their national heroes. The Zimbabwean government rolls out the red carpet at the North Korean built National Heroes Acre and President Mugabe makes a public address that is broadcast live on television and radio
Good morning Africa from the culturally rich Rwanda, a landlocked country located in East Africa, whose green mountainous landscape has earned it the nickname “Land of a Thousand Hills”