The study reveals a consistently biased and negative depiction of sex workers by news media in Nigeria. Sex work is abhorred in many African societies. But, “Why is it that a practice so thoroughly disapproved, so widely outlawed … can yet ﬂourish so universally?”
Queer African cinema is a rich visual archive of queer existence, queer resistance, and the invisible or overt and heroic struggle surrounding queer life-building and survival. Here is a list of 5 documentaries and films you should watch.
Lumumba Hall residents are more generous and trust each other more than Livingstone Hall residents do.
Second-hand clothes carry both the individual and collective identity of their origin, that is, the fashion, style, and aesthetics. They go by different names in different parts of Africa; mitumba in Kenya, obroni wawu in Ghana, in Zimbabwe mabhero or bhero, calamidades in Mozambique, hudheey/hudeey in Somalia, abloni or sogava in Togo — these names carry the societal or cultural meanings.
The Nigerian footballer died young and in mysterious circumstances, keeping his legacy in the shadows. It’s been 10 years, though, and his skill and commitment to his country must be lauded.
The lack of racial diversity at the top end of golf is glaring in the West. In Africa, the white community has also dominated the sport for years. Zambia’s Madalitso Muthiya is the only black African to have played in the US Open, although he was never able to take his career to the dizzy heights. In this feature we talk to him about his career and why the number of black golfers only continues to fall.
The young artist’s paintings tell the story of his upbringing and his determination to create excellent, original pieces. Now the long hours and hard work are paying off.
Banned 45 years ago, and its author detained, the Gikuyu language play Ngaahika Ndeenda profoundly shaped the literary legend.
English has failed often as the main language of court in proceedings – this impacts testimony and must be addressed.