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.
The government of Uganda has announced that sports betting is now banned in the country, saying that “sports betting companies have diverted the attention of the youth from hard work” and causes cash to flow out of the country.
#10yearchallenge as harmless and innocent information sharing perhaps it’s time to reconsider.
A tiny blood drop-shaped emoji will soon be on your phones, signifying among other things, menstruation. The blood drop emoji is seen by many as a step in the right direction to debunk and break stigma about menstruation.
“The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” is the story of a Malawian boy who puts his education and science to work to build a wind turbine, saving his village from famine. The film, set to debut on Netflix, was shot in Malawi despite investor concerns.