Kenya’s High Court has postponed the ruling on the historic case (#Repeal162 ruling”, which activists had petitioned for the repealing of section 162 of the penal code. A positive ruling will ensure sexual minorities in Kenya will have the right and freedom to exist, and it will be a huge step towards inclusion.
Acclaimed Zimbabwean novelist Charles Mungoshi died on 16 February 2019 after a 10-year fight with a neurological condition. Fellow writers and publishers share their encounters with the African literary giant whose many accomplishments included works of translation, breaking the colonial chokehold on education and co-founding the Zimbabwe International Book Fair.
Samuel Tefera from Ethiopia has set the running world alight by breaking the 1 500m indoor world record set by Hicham El Guerrouj 22 years ago.
Recent comments made by Uganda’s Minister for Tourism, when he described curvy women as potential tourist attractions, have brought the debate around the objectification of women back into the spotlight.
A community-based organisation has installed Talking Boxes at primary schools in Africa’s largest informal settlement, Kibera, in Kenya, to encourage schoolgirls to speak out about their problems.
Ode to a literary icon, pre-eminent Zimbabwean writer and poet Charles Mungoshi. In celebration of a life well lived. Highly honoured to have lived amongst greatness. Reflections.
Cultural icons like Achebe, Fela and Saro-Wiwa were among those who highlighted Nigeria’s failings.
Women are drastically under-represented in the science, technology, engineering and maths fields.
We celebrate the news that South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir clinched yet another Grammy Award. The Choir received the award for the Best World Music Album for their album ‘Freedom’. Congratulations on the award.