Pres Mugabe donates $1m to help finance A.U. after Zimbabwe cattle sale
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Politics and Society Pres Mugabe donates $1m to help finance A.U. after Zimbabwe cattle sale

Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, has donated 300 cows to raise money for the Africa Union (AU) Foundation to help stop dependance on foreign aid funding. President Mugabe handed a $1 million cheque to the AU after the cattle were sold in Zimbabwe. The cheque was handed to the AU at its leaders’ summit in Ethiopia and Pres Mugabe said his friends helped contribute to the noble cause.

Meet Somali trailblazer Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing model on cover of Allure magazine
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Africans rising Meet Somali trailblazer Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing model on cover of Allure magazine

Posing in a headpiece from Nike’s first hijab collection, the 19-year-old trailblazer Halima Aden looked luminescent on July’s issue cover of the top American women’s beauty magazine Allure titled: “This is American Beauty.” Somali trailblazer Halima is the first hijab-wearing model on cover of Allure magazine.

“After getting pregnant, you are done!” says President John Magufuli
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Politics and Society “After getting pregnant, you are done!” says President John Magufuli

When he took office in 2015, Tanzania’s President John Magufuli was hailed as a president unafraid to roll-up his sleeves alongside citizens. His nickname, “The Bulldozer,” was meant as a compliment for his relentless work ethic. Magufuli has however come under attack for controversial and regressive remarks that girls would not be allowed back to school if they became pregnant and gave birth.