Renowned Ugandan feminist and queer rights advocate Dr. Stella Nyanzi has released her second poetry book. The racy title preempts 147 poems, ten cartoons by East Africa’s best satirists, and two essays by leading Ugandan literati involved in the liberation struggle.
The “SHE SOARS” project is advocating for the adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights of female school dropouts in Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia. The end of the project may bring about accountable and equitable adolescent SRHR policies, legal frameworks, and services in the respective countries.
Should we bridge local understanding of Artificial intelligence by creating technological terms that make current scientific developments accessible, or do we teach and help computers understand local languages? The answer is both.
Tropical storm Dumako hit Madagascar last week shortly after Cyclone Batsirai damaged over 124,000 homes and killed multiple people. The island nation is going through storm season and another cyclone, Emnati, is forecast to hit close to the same area affected by Batsirai.
The EU has blocked proposals by the AU that would allow the generic production of COVID-19 vaccines, tests, and treatments and is now set to throw away 55 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines that could have been donated.
“Is it because I am a foreigner?” is a question that aptly describes the barriers to healthcare in South Africa for asylum seekers and migrants. But the Sonke Gender Justice’s (SGJ) #UnderTheBlankets campaign is working to change that.
Despite Africans agitating for the return of looted artefacts, 90% of Africa’s cultural heritage is ‘housed’ in the West. This week marks the 125th anniversary of the British punitive expedition that destroyed Benin city and started Europe’s ‘discovery’ of African art.
25-year-old Tunisian Ons Jabeur, the highest-ranked Arab woman in tennis history, knocked out China’s Wang Qiang to become the first Arab woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.
Joana Chilengue, Lina Maria dos Santos and Fatucha Rosemary are the first Anglican women clergy to be ordained in Mozambique. The presiding Bishop said the ordination of the three transitional deacons was a “very big milestone” for the diocese as it made plain the church’s appreciation of women’s ministry