South African schools will teach Kiswahili alongside languages such as Mandarin, French and German. Should other African countries follow suit to incorporate Kiswahili into their school curriculum?
Twenty-nine years after the world-famous Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga’s first novel, Nervous Conditions, comes the last book of her thrilling trilogy. In ‘This Mournable Body’, fans will once again encounter the protagonist Tambudzai Sigauke, but this time as an adult struggling to survive.
The pidgins spoken in the region are unique, showing that they have come to stay no matter what some say or feel about them.
Sheillah Sheldone Charles is a nine-year-old Kenyan artist and designer who, even at such a tender age, knows that her talent is her lifelong path
Sherri Silver, the Rwandan-born, YouTube sensation and choreographer for the video of Childish Gambino’s iconic song “This is America”, received Childish Gambino’s awards on his behalf at the MTV Video Music Awards
A Black cis bisexual femme shares her experiences with anxiety disorder, and antidepressant medication, and how the treatment has impacted on her sex life. The medication has had side effects including a lack of sexual desire, orgasmic dysfunction (anorgasmia) and sexual frustration.
The South African Police Service can no longer be allowed to close ranks to protect itself.
The mighty baobab tree is a significant African marker that generations have utilised for food, clothing, medicine and other useful products. The rest of the world is catching up to the benefits of its fruit, with health food companies calling it the newest “superfood”.
It is important to understand that African diaspora constitute complex and multiplicitous identities.