George Onkoba has an accounting degree and worked at a bank for seven years. He gave it all up to pursue his real passion, painting. His family and friends shunned him, but George says he’s never been happier.
“I was born in Kibagare slum in Kangemi. My mother died when I was seven and so I was the only one able to, at the time, take care of my sister and younger brother. So, I entered the streets pretty early in my life.”
Despite same-sex relations being criminal, social media is a space to come out and speak back to homophobia for the Nigerian tweeters in the study.
The University of Cape Town (UCT), situated on land below Huri ǂoaxa (Hoerikwaggo or the mountain in the sea) that was once home to the Khoi and San, marked a milestone on its transformation journey with the launch of the Khoi and San Centre on 21 September.
Predominant public sentiment remains largely anti-homosexual and overshadows constitutionally guaranteed rights in Africa.
The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.
Desmond Tutu is by far the most high-profile African, if not global, religious leader to support lesbian and gay rights, and he has done so since the 1970s.
Inadequate public education on a new language policy has generated resistance from parents at the early childhood education level in Ghana.
Idris Elba returned to his fatherland, Sierra Leone alongside his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba. Sierra Leone’s President Julius Bio presented a diplomatic passport and citizenship to Elba who has shown interest in investing in the country’s tourism sector.