Something is terribly wrong when a Nigerian girl like myself grows up craving white Barbie dolls. Girls all over Africa crave the same today, and this far from harmless. Fortunately Nigerians are starting to produce dolls that look like us.
A Belgian newspaper portrays President Obama and his wife as apes and we are shocked. But this is not an isolated incident; it’s business as usual. Until we open our eyes, we will remain a long way from living in a “post-racial” world.
Foreign donors on Tuesday decided to maintain a $150 million freeze on aid to Malawi following a high-level corruption scandal that rocked Malawi last year
Two form three girls (names withheld) have been dismissed from Michiru Secondary School in Blantyre, Malawi for allegedly being found in a lesbianism act. According to Maravi Post, the two girls who last month (February 2014) were also being found […]
Some of you may already be aware of this, but if like us you’re hearing about this for the first time your jaw will drop. And it’ll probably raise the same BIG questions in your mind that it did in […]
It’s not every day that you hear a 31 year-old Kenyan woman’s name in the US’s mainstream hip hop airwaves – let alone from a rapper like Jay-Z. Lupita Nyong’o, the award-winning actress, accomplished this feat in a new track […]
As long as African leaders only challenge the West in high-sounding speeches but do nothing tangible to protect true African sovereignty, they are worse than the West they are keen to vilify. Case in point, Uganda’s President Museveni.
Thando Hopa is a legal adviser and model. She’s also an activist fighting to change perceptions of people who suffer from Albinism. Thando and photographer Justin Dingwall have put together an exhibition that explores the counter-aesthetic of Albinism.