Governments across the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source of frustration. Some are now referring to this fake news phenomenon as a ‘disinfodemic’.
Viewing Nigerian movies is seen as a trip down memory lane, a virtual journey back home and group therapy for Africans in the diaspora.
There are significant economic and social pull factors behind the popularity of used clothing.
During epidemics, the measures taken to protect populations and to keep health systems afloat leave women and girls vulnerable to violence.
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.