It wasn’t just the film Rafiki – a joyful lesbian love story – but also the experience of going to watch it after it was unbanned that created a new kind of freedom.
Persuading men to participate more meaningfully in transforming gender relations is essential to shifting attitudes and behaviours linked to the “patriarchal dividend”.
The Royal Moroccan Federation of Football has reached a sponsorship agreement with the telecommunication company Inwi, which will see the entity come in as the sponsor of the Bolato Pro National Championship.
In surpassing opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye, Robert Kyagulanyi has done what many Ugandans thought impossible. But can he topple Museveni?
Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
“My dreams have always kept me going. I would have been dead a long time ago if it wasn’t for them.” At 32, Mourine has already accomplished a lot. She’s written three books, acted on stage and for TV, and is mother to a 11-year-old girl. Her mission is to spur honest conversations with young girls about love and sex so that they can have the tools to make good choices in life and be truly free.
Our findings suggest that it is time to take Kenyan youth seriously as politically important actors.
When pop star D’banj signed up to help get Goodluck Jonathan elected president, fans turned on him. But a hit song turned things around.
Cyril Ramaphosa handled COVID-19 well, but more could have been done on governance, security and violent extremism.