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How do we understand sexuality in South Africa?
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Politics and Society How do we understand sexuality in South Africa?

South Africa has a complex and diverse history regarding LGBT+ rights. Their legal and social status has been influenced by a combination of traditional South African culture, colonialism and the lingering effects of apartheid. South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution was the first in the world to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation. Writer Kgabo Chuene interrogates how far we have really come.

Young literary bloggers of Sudan
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Politics and Society Young literary bloggers of Sudan

Blogging has become a phenomenon across the world, providing an informal platform that creates access to differing human experiences in numerous contexts. In our interests, we hardly ever look to the north of Africa to see the wealth of literary content that is pouring out of there. Here is a list of young Sudanese literary bloggers and writers who will serve as an introduction to the range of talent to be found in Sudan.

Kerma: 7 Cool Facts
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African identities Kerma: 7 Cool Facts

Did you know: Kerma (also known as Dukki Gel) was the capital city of the Kingdom of Kerma which existed 5,500 years ago and was located in present day Sudan. Producing decades of research and excavations, Kerma is one of the largest archaeological sites in ancient Nubia. Here are 7 cool facts on Kerma from Professor Charles Bonnet.

Women can build the nation
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Politics and Society Women can build the nation

Women are known for their ability to shoulder responsibilities in their homes; those same traits that enable them to do so can be used to participate in nation building. I’m not going to list what makes women so resilient; instead, I’ll discuss how some traits can affect the community in both negative and positive ways, says Athiek Abraham.