The new HIV study will evaluate whether HIV-1 preventive vaccine is safe and able to reduce HIV infection incidence in women in Sub Saharan Africa.
The impression that Intimate partner violence (IPV) only occurs in heterosexual relationships where the man is stereotypically the aggressor is a false and dated idea. Lesbian women can, in fact, be perpetrators and victims of this form of violence.
Our WCW this week is Rapelang Rabana, a technology entrepreneur and founder of Rekindle Learning. Through her company, she seeks to improve education in Africa by encouraging people to use their phones to learn.
What happens when a girl experiences sexual abuse or violence in the name of culture? What happens when a girl is forced to leave her village to work in the informal, unregulated sector to raise money to pay her school fees? What would it take to end violence, sexual assault harassment, and discrimination against girls?
Our WCW this week is Victoria Byoma, a Ugandan lawyer with a passion for arts and craft. She was recently recognised for her contribution to changing the lives of women in Uganda thanks to her business of making products from banana fibre.
The Ake Arts and Book Festival is one of Africa’s biggest literary festivals. It takes place in Abeokuta, Nigeria. The 2017 edition was themed “This F- Word” and was headlined by Ama Ata Aidoo and focused on women in various fields of the creative industry, from film to literature.
The Lives of Great Men a memoir by Frankie Edozien is Nigeria’s first book about LGBTQ Life. Edozien, a lecturer at the New York University captured the lives of gay men on the continent and the challenges they face. Edozien is the first Nigerian to write a nonfiction book on being a gay man.
Our WCW this week is Tabitha Chawinga, Malawi’s football star currently playing for Swedish side, Kvarnsveden. She emerged the best forward at the Swedish Football award on Monday.
Twenty years after his death, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti continues to live on in the hearts of fans, musicians and scholars, many of whom seize every opportunity to understand everything the Afrobeat maestro represented.