Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in Libya. A dozen Black African men were seen being sold at an auction outside of the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Some of them were auctioned off for as little as $400.
Protest is evolving and boycotts are the form of nonviolent resistance that does not end in bloodshed and loss of life. It is an ideal that every movement should aspire towards for the love of it’s supporters.
For the first time ever, Nigeria will be represented in the Winter Olympics after the women’s bobsled team qualified for the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The Nigerian Bobsled Team is the first ever African Bobsled team to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
The 2017 Africa Muzik Magazine Awards & Music Festival (AFRIMMA) honours music greats Zimbabwe’s Dr Oliver Mtukudzi and Mali’s Salif Keita in its 4th edition and numerous other African artists.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, and Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will carry Africa’s hopes and dreams. The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup is set for December 1 to determine group pairings for next summer’s football showpiece.
South African opposition Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) Leader Julius Malema has once again criticised Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe for clinging on to power again stating that, “A good leader should have produced 2nd &; 3rd layer leadership to continue the good fight against imperialism.” “Zimbabweans should remove him & reclaim their country,” Malema said.
Dr. Mumba Chalwe Zambia’s first woman in urology wants her accomplishments to inspire other women and girls, “Like I always say “iron sharpens iron” if women and girls can see fellow women as achievers outside the domestic sphere they can aim higher.”
Fondation Cartier in Paris, France pour l’art contemporain presents Mali Twist*, the largest ever solo exhibition of works by the renowned Malian photographer Malick Sidibé, known as the Eye of Bamako. Fondation Cartier is staging the largest ever exhibition of Sidibé’s work, which includes over 300 images taken from the early 1960s to 80s.
Independent female directors are making pornographic films or adult erotica to alleviate degrading and exploitative images linked to an increase in child pornography and sexual violence. Feminist pornography is a genre of film developed to encourage women and their self-beliefs of freedom through sexuality, equality and pleasure. The overall aim of feminist porn is to empower the performers who produce it and the people who view it.