The election will not change the government, but may change the balance of power between the two factions of the governing ANC, led by Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma.
Women in Sudan have been resisting the controls placed on them for some time – by using their smart phones and social media to trade.
Sports are segregated by sex. But what happens when athletes don’t fit neatly into sport’s definition of gender?
The great South African runner Caster Semenya may have competed in her last 800-metre race. She has been demonized for more than a decade, like many other female athletes before her.
Close to 4 million teenage girls are subjected to breast ironing worldwide. This harmful cultural practice, which is most prevalent in West and Central Africa, needs to stop.
This is the age we live in, and it is crucial that fact-checkers be in place to help media consumers guard against falsehood
The biggest threats are the concentration of media ownership and attempts to legislate the online media environment.
The question of whether heightened testosterone confers an advantage for some female athletes remains contentious.
The International Year of Indigenous Languages serves as a good impetus to start implementing policies that prioritises Africa’s own languages.