The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.
Uganda’s COVID-19 task force would do well to embrace pop music in its public health communications.
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the health, economic and social status of slum dwellers.
Framing the fight against coronavirus as a spiritual war may stem from a shared sense of discomfort about an adversary without discernible conscience; an impersonal demon.
Wearing masks is being introduced in conjunction with maintaining a physical distance of at least 1.5 metres and following hygiene measures such as hand washing.
The saxophonist and singer leaves a legacy spanning more than 60 years of musical production that will continue to echo in global sounds.
As Nigeria battles COVID-19, systemic corruption and a low level of accountability in the health sector may undermine efforts to halt the devastating effect of the virus.
African academics draw up a reading list that speaks to the vibrancy of contemporary as well as older African literature.
To refuse inclusion would prevent Africa’s researchers from being significant players in the universal fight against the virus.