We mourn the death of award-winning South African rapper Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado (34), known by his stage name Riky Rick. The death of Makhado has South Africans reflecting on depression and mental health.
Belgium’s Princess Esmeralda says the country should “apologize” for colonial atrocities but said: “We are not responsible for our ancestors.” As if she and her country are not directly benefiting from the crimes of her ancestors in the present day.
Robots might overthrow humans but at least they’ll save the earth. A poignant take on humanity’s unrelenting destruction of nature and the premise behind 2021’s winning Ecoexistence Game Jam prototype.
This Is Africa spoke to Cameroonian climate justice activist and development architect Emily Miki about the co-creation of adaptation solutions, public participation, and climate-specific capacity building.
This Is Africa spoke to Kenyan climate activist, Wanjũhĩ Njoroge about grassroots activism, the implications of complacency, and how gender bias encroaches on even the most valiant collective effort.
As singles flooded dating sites to find lockdown love last year, the pandemic heightened the stress points of modern dating and presented sobering revelations in equal measure. Let’s discuss how.
Two Nigerian entrepreneurs are launching a range of sun protection creams specifically targeted at black people. Sisters Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa have created a community-driven beauty line, called Bolden made with Shea nuts produced from Burkina Faso. Kudos to the inspirational entrepreneurs on the remarkable initiative.