Every social media savvy Nigerian knows Linda Ikeji, or should know her, and it is almost impossible to have a conversation centred on online media in Nigeria without her name popping up, one way or another
Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader, is seen in a new video taunting the Nigerian state, the Army, people of other creeds, and some western leaders.
Moses Serubiri, a cultural critic, photographer and curator, converses with Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire about Eddy Kenzo, a Ugandan musician’s rise to international repute despite disapproval from the Ugandan middle class for his failure to speak “proper” English.
What is “race”? I was not aware of it growing up. Then I started school. “Well your dad is Ugandan so that makes you Ugandan.” “Doesn’t that make you coloured?” “You kind of look more Indian.” And so I began to define myself in opposition to others.
Adoption of children across the old apartheid categories is on the rise. There were 936 such adoptions in the last three years. Community journalism project GroundUp unpacks some of the issues the Department of Social Development calls “trans-racial” adoption.
I woke up this morning to the hum of the generators emanating from the abode of those who could afford to fuel their petrol burners all night. A brief glance at the social media informed me it was Independence Day.
US ambassador to Uganda, has urged President Yoweri Museveni’s government to crack down hard on corruption because it is turning away foreign investment and compared it to the country’s AIDS epidemic
South Africa has warned Zimbabweans resident in the country about pending deportation of those who failed to acquire permits under the 2010 Dispensation for Zimbabwe Project (DZP)
A new study reveals that religion and ideology aren’t the leading drivers of radicalisation in Somalia