May 13, marks one year since Akachi Chukwuemeka died by suicide, aged 21. Neke and I found and carried him to the UNNMedicalCentre that morning. I wrote this as a reference for how to discuss suicide, how schools should help. I still haven’t mourned him.
Swift positions taken by the AU could be stymied by ongoing conflicts, funding shortfalls and border closures.
Governments across the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source of frustration. Some are now referring to this fake news phenomenon as a ‘disinfodemic’.
Becoming, review: Michelle Obama’s inspirational and poignant Netflix documentary — Becoming shows us at close quarters the minutiae traits of an exceptional woman. The eclectic film tells us her story and underlines Michelle’s charisma, and ability to connect with diverse people, regardless of race, class, gender or differing backstories.
Viewing Nigerian movies is seen as a trip down memory lane, a virtual journey back home and group therapy for Africans in the diaspora.
There are significant economic and social pull factors behind the popularity of used clothing.
During epidemics, the measures taken to protect populations and to keep health systems afloat leave women and girls vulnerable to violence.
The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.
Uganda’s COVID-19 task force would do well to embrace pop music in its public health communications.