The fuss about female pop artists like Nigerian Tiwa Savage posing semi-nude in their music videos or displaying their bodies in public raises some important questions: do women own their own bodies? And why do men feel the need to police female sexuality?
Black, white, colored, slightly brown, Chinese – Rainbow Nation, a beautiful dream that keeps us united and fills us with pride. Yet we keep tripping over our tongue when we communicate across colour lines. This brief guide might help.
Cost-cutting measures will see London-listed Richland Resources shed a third of its workforce, The Citizen reported
In a landmark ruling, Zimbabwe highest court declared the law of criminal defamation should be struck off the statues as it has no place in a democratic society like Zimbabwe’s
This Great Rift Valley lake is home to some prized species, sometimes for collectors, but more importantly for locals who depend on fish as a good source of protein.
“In Jesus name, please tell her to go back home and change”, he said, to which I replied, “In Jesus name, please allow me to listen to the sermon”. If I can wear trousers in the Vatican, why not in certain Nigerian churches?
South Africa is a leader on the continent in the struggle for equitable democratic representation for women on Africa’s bodies of power. But after two decades of progress, the outcome of the 2014 elections last month is somewhat disappointing.
Patriarchy is so entrenched in most African settings that trying to separate it from our humanness is unfathomable for most. Meanwhile, apologists (including women) insist gender equality is a Western notion that will never work in an African set up.
A white teacher at the Roosevelt High School in Iowa, US, has come under investigation for allegedly instructing a black student to address him ‘Yes, sir, master’, The Des Moines Register reported