The digital platform Love Matters Africa already has an audience of 1.4 million young people in Kenya and Rwanda. Now it is growing its users in Nigeria.
Botswana’s High Court could finally decriminilise same-sex relations.
US district Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the New York federal court has dismissed a lawsuit by Namibia’s Herero and Nama tribes seeking reparations from Germany for the genocide of their ancestors.
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.
Women with albinism are making a strong and growing contribution to changing perceptions and seeing all People with Albinism (PWA) and other marginalised groups being integrated into society more fully.
Bob Marley’s culturally powerful, spiritual and socially conscious music has continued to unite and inspire people from across the world. Marley’ songs of African unity, Pan-Africanism, struggle for survival, love, peace, and protest remain relevant and powerful. Here’s our selection of Tuff Gong’s most powerful songs loved across Africa.
Angola has changed the “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct, and made discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation punishable by law.
Dignity After Death: The New York Times has come under heavy criticism for publishing gory pictures of black bodies strewn haphazardly after the terror attack in Kenya. The debate has raised ethical, moral and philosophical questions on protecting the dignity of human remains in general, and black bodies in particular after death.
Rwanda has followed Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa in cracking down on skin bleaching products that contain chemicals like hydroquinone and mercury, which have been linked to skin cancer and kidney and liver damage.