Despite its claims, the United States is not “leading” the global response to COVID-19. If it were, its approach to the pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the region most vulnerable to the economic impact of the virus, would be much different.
The book is a departure from despair and crippling homophobia. It records the experiences of people who refuse to be hopeless victims.
For Nollywood to fully compete at the global level, it should adopt a smart, proactive approach.
Tanzanians are increasingly alarmed at their government’s unscientific approach to the coronavirus pandemic.
Predominant public sentiment remains largely anti-homosexual and overshadows constitutionally guaranteed rights in Africa.
Phones sometimes serve as a ‘digital leash’ to check women’s whereabouts – a growing feature of many relationships and conflicts.
The United States’ failing coronavirus response experiment holds some important lessons for Africa.
There are about one million domestic workers in South Africa according to Stats SA. Many are without an income since the lockdown. Unions propose amnesty for all employers who have not registered with Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).
Some of the worst health performers in recent weeks have been ‘First World’.