Uganda’s Women’s Protest Working Group is calling for support to end violence against women. The group is holding the One Million Women’s march on Saturday June 30th 2018, at Centenary Park. #WomensMarchUg Women Lives Matter:
Ocean Sole is a community based organization that is taking on marine conservation by diverting an environmental disaster for the marine ecosystem, and local communities on Kenya’s coast line from flip flop pollution. “We make fun art so people, companies and charities remember that the Ocean needs our help.”
The eSwatini High Court is hearing a test case that could set precedent for whether employers should accept sick notes and medical reports from traditional healers.
The current turmoil in Cameroon is dire and stems from the Anglophone minority which makes up roughly 20% of the country’s population protesting their forced assimilation into the dominant Francophone society contrary to agreements that date back to the 1960s. The Francophone majority has been trying to quell the minority group’s public show of discontent.
Just a week after main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration was trying to assassinate him, an explosion went off in Bulawayo, an opposition stronghold, at a Mnangagwa campaign rally, killing two people.
Mozambique locals are probably the only people unsurprised by the discovery of a hidden rainforest inside Mount Lico that has remained hidden and protected by the volcano’s high walls. This is the second undisturbed rainforest that scientists have recently found in Mozambique thanks to Google Earth.
A musical adaptation of the Kenyan-British children’s animation classic Tinga Tinga Tales, a show that educates children about African folk tales, will make history when it debuts on the Broadway stage in October 2018.
With the “intention of widening political space”, Ethiopia’s government is freeing thousands of prisoners accused of a variety of charges, such as terrorism or incitement to topple the government. This includes several senior opposition leaders and members of Ginbot 7, which is among five groups blacklisted under the government’s unreformed anti-terror legislation.
The Evora Africa festival hosted at the historic Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval in Portugal aimed to celebrate the ever-expanding wealth of Africa’s cultural heritage and uncover the many faces of a contemporary Africa, the continent of the future, where sacred rituals of the past merge with urban art of a vibrant, modern and changing world.