The rising number of terror attacks and other incidents of insecurity in Kenya have resulted in an increased demand for private security. Steady economic growth and the discovery of natural resources have further attracted more private security companies (PSCs)
Sex for women often comes down to marriage and reproduction, with the central idea being that you must give your vagina to your husband and then birth a child. Notions of masturbation and women’s pleasure are often taboo however more women need to start touching themselves and discovering pleasure as a principle that is integral to sex
Renowned scientist and biologist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was last week endorsed by the Mauritian Parliament to be the first female president of the African island
The Wodaabe or Bororoare people are proud traditionally nomadic cattle-herders and traders from a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group who are scattered across the sub-Saharan Sahelian steppe in Niger, West Africa
Is the green economy the most sensible way forward for Africa?
In my life and work, I have been lucky to meet numerous young women who are active in social justice movements, have founded organisations that have gone on to make a huge difference in the lives of countless individuals. Through their very existence, and the way in which they choose to live their lives, they are an inspiration to many
Ugandan families have been subjected to bribery, trickery, and coercion for them to give up their children to United States citizens and other foreigners for adoption. This is according to a Thomas Reuters Foundation report released last week
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta is, despite expectations of alliance to the West, known for his marked anti-Western rhetoric, but that rhetoric may be more opportunistic than realistic or manifest.
In Northern Ghana, the children of accused witches are often implicated and isolated along with their mothers in Ghana’s witch camps and witch sanctuaries.