In 2018, society is still obsessed with policing women instead of checking men’s behaviour towards women. Men need to introspect and reflect on their actions or passivity. How often have you overlooked the behaviour of your fellow men, when they sexually assault a woman or make sexist remarks?
How does the black man who is selfish with his body find pleasure? Where does the selfishness come from? Perhaps his destructive kind of ecstasy contributes to the toxic way he relates with other races.
The natural hair movement started as a cause for the liberation of African women and women of colour. It was a bold statement to be unashamedly yourself. But a growing consumer-led effort to move towards Afro-textured hair has shifted the economics of the hair-care industry.
Pseudo-scientific therapies that claim they can “fix” people who experience same-gender attraction have been proven to be ineffective and inhumane. Why, then, are Ghanaian members of the LGBTQI+ community still being subjected to this form of violence, with the support of organised religion and government? asks Dr Anima Adjepong.
Social media has played a central role in attracting attention to the story of Bobi Wine across the world.
Peace in Africa is not elusive and, while no one body has the final say on the blueprint for peace in the region, experiments can begin on what works and what does not; for it is only from trying that we can get the perfect picture.
Aida Muluneh is an internationally recognised photographer whose work told the story of Ethiopia long before it became a trend – and long before the tremendous changes the country has seen under the new regime
In Nigeria in the 80s and 90s, Fela Kuti was a major voice of opposition to the oppressive military regime through his music. In 2018, in Uganda, Bobi Wine, not only through his music but his activism too is fighting the same oppression and autocracy. We draw parallels between the Kalakuta President and the Ghetto President.
In an age that venerates celebrities and self-promotion in the arts and culture sector, Winston Ntshona remains a role model for his modesty.