South Africa has joined the fray of ball room culture; an originally American countercultural phenomenon rooted in necessity and defiance. In the late nineteenth century members of the underground LGBTQI+ community in large cities organized masquerade balls in direct defiance of laws and as a means to find community and belonging.
Beyond the global headlines surrounding the precarious condition, and consequent death of ‘Sudan,’ the last male northern white rhino in existence, ‘Kifaru’ tells the moving story of Sudan’s looming death through the eyes of his primary caregivers. The feature, which has already won several illustrious film awards paints a stark picture of what it looks like when a species ceases to exist.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) aim to permanently include Africa in their professional basketball league is manifesting. The Association announced the African cities that will host the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) when it sets off in March 2020 and other pertinent details about the tournament.
Rwanda has completed the 10,000-seat Kigali Arena, which is one of Africa’s largest indoor stadia. The arena could host major regional and international sports events, including the 2020 Basketball Africa League and the 2021 FIBA Africa Basketball Championships
The menstrual cup is currently the safest, most effective, affordable and eco-friendly method of managing menstruation. Menstrual cups can last up to a decade because they are made of medical-grade silicone or latex, why then isn’t it the go to product for all women and more so those in vulnerable situations?
We all love a beautiful story and tennis prodigy Cori “Coco” Gauff’s resurgence at Wimbledon 2019 is an alluring story of triumph, and remarkable hardwork which has touched the hearts of many and inspired the world.
Leadership is a major constraint to the development of Africa’s most popular sport.
“Under the Rainbow” is not only about the rejection and loss suffered by a lesbian woman in Nigeria. It is also a powerful story about the triumph of love.
At the 2019 BET Awards, Nigerian musical powerhouse Burna Boy won Best International Act, while South Africa’s Sho Madjozi won Best New International Act. With her win, Madjozi became the first South African female artist to win a BET award.