The prevailing drought in large parts of Africa is proof that climate change is already exacerbating the chronic challenges of food insecurity, poverty and environmental degradation. Dr Richard Munang suggests strategic, operational and sustainable solutions and advocates collective effort.
Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya might be two of the most known mountains in Africa, but Uganda, often referred to as the Pearl of Africa is where the Rwenzori Mountains are located, a beauty worth exploring. The mountains are one of the most breathtaking sites in Africa.
Natasha Thahane is intelligent, beautiful and multi-talented. Known for her role as Enhle on the SABC1 youth drama television series Skeem Saam, Natasha has won the hearts of many across the continent as the sweet and unassuming Amogelang in Mzanzi Magic’s The Queen.
For the entirety of its existence, the Oscars had never had such an embarrassing gaffe until this year’s edition when the award for the Best Picture category was given to La La Land instead of Moonlight. It was an incident that left the whole social media agog. Many questions were raised and some were answered, followed with profuse apologies.
Sharon-Rose Khumalo, the Rose of Mamelodi: she’s a beauty queen, smart, beautiful, and identifies as intersex. Don’t go making her into something strange. The beauty queen is using her platform and status to raise awareness and highlight a condition generally not talked about.
It’s not a secret that women want healthy hair and skin. But for many, this usually means subjecting them to products full of chemicals. Julie Bela Wamona takes a look at one Kenyan entrepreneur who is encouraging women to ditch harsh hair and skin products by providing natural alternatives.
What is beauty? Why do we always have to conform to western preconceived notions of what beauty is?
One of Africa’s most influential writers, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, is ushered in with a prayer before proceeding to address the AKE Festival’s crowd. Ngugi is prolific in both English and Gikuyu storytelling. He belongs to a pantheon of writers whose […]
In a panel discussion, writer Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah touches on the brazen hypocracy shown towards sexuality. She expands on the cognitive bias shown by mass media and faith based organisation on such issues. As a storyteller Nana focuses on writing […]