Businessman and hip-hop artist Akon says his ‘ambitious’ Lighting Africa’ project is bearing fruits with roots in 14 countries
In a world where countless studies have been conducted on women’s sexual pleasure and in which female ejaculation is no longer seen as a myth, some bad ideas about sex still abound. Some men still think that ‘no’ really means ‘yes’, or that demolishing a lady’s bits means they are good in bed. These ideas came to the fore last month when the #Mollis clip did the rounds on Kenyan Twitter.
South Africans took to twitter to make fun of the weakening rand which tumbled to an all-time low on Monday
The condom remains a scarce commodity in Zanzibar owing to the island’s conservative religious beliefs
While some in the Western world undergo expensive surgeries to ‘beautify’ their vaginas by labia reduction, some Rwandan women engage in the age-old practice of labia elongation and may be reaping the rewards
Having your period is no picnic and the way in which society treats the process makes it even worse. We are wildly horrified by the idea of menstruation as it takes away from the idea of the perfect and sexually desirable woman. One, however, should not be shy to say ‘hey I am on my period’ because there is nothing wrong with it.
In the third part of the Made in Africa series, Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire talks to Dzekashu MacViban, a freelance journalist and writer whose work focuses on the intersection between culture and technology. His work has featured and is forthcoming in The Ann Arbor Review of Books, The Africa Report, Kwani?, Wasafiri, and Goethe.de/Kamerun. He is the founder of Bakwa magazine.
There are many reasons people shy away from masturbation, growing hairs on your palms and the fact that God is watching you being just two of the reasons. However, heightened sexual awareness and also the ability to further your sense of satisfaction (and that of your partners) could be reasons to do it.
Umlilo is the Xhosa word for fire. It’s also the stage name of Siya Ncobo, one of South Africa’s freshest electronic musicians. He / she is queer, outrageous and blazing a new trail. This Is Africa got the scoop on gender stereotypes, African Excellence and standing out to be heard.