Feminists in Africa must step up to the challenge and redress the manner in which African women are portrayed in the digital age.
America is not safe for Black people in particular, who are constantly victimised, and killed by the police. In general, the country is not safe for everyone with a spate of domestic terrorism cases. Following two recent mass killings within 24 hours, America’s unwillingness to accept it has a grave problem with White terrorism has continued to raise eyebrows.
Women were able to pursue an impressive feminist agenda as South Africa made its transition to democracy. But 25 years later there’s not a lot left of the early victories.
Beyond the global headlines surrounding the precarious condition, and consequent death of ‘Sudan,’ the last male northern white rhino in existence, ‘Kifaru’ tells the moving story of Sudan’s looming death through the eyes of his primary caregivers. The feature, which has already won several illustrious film awards paints a stark picture of what it looks like when a species ceases to exist.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) aim to permanently include Africa in their professional basketball league is manifesting. The Association announced the African cities that will host the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL) when it sets off in March 2020 and other pertinent details about the tournament.
Germany praises itself for having declared a ‘special responsibility’ for Namibia since independence. But the relationship is viewed differently from Windhoek.
Rwanda has completed the 10,000-seat Kigali Arena, which is one of Africa’s largest indoor stadia. The arena could host major regional and international sports events, including the 2020 Basketball Africa League and the 2021 FIBA Africa Basketball Championships
Osmond Tshuma is a Zimbabwean award-winning artist, designer, art director, typographer and curator who specialises in African-inspired themes. Meet the young, and talented artist who developed the visual language for the Obama Foundation Africa Leaders program, and is transforming African design, one pattern at a time.
PhD student Takunda Chitaka has received the 2019 Excellence in Academia PETCO Award for her engineering approach towards tackling plastic marine pollution. This recognition highlights the need for peer-reviewed research that supports strategic interventions in the areas of recycling, waste minimisation and sustainability.