Botswana publicised as one of Africa’s most democratic nations outlawed homosexuality under the country’s penal code since 1965 until now. The country becomes the latest African country to decriminalise same sex sexual conduct.
Money transfer platform Kaoshi was one of the technologies shortlisted for the fifth Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation is tackling the broken system of international money transfer. The shortlist, which covered six countries, included this easy and secure online platform that exchanges currencies peer to peer, instead of through banks. This cuts costs and waiting times.
Africa will be represented at the upcoming Netball World Cup by teams from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi and Uganda. For the Zimbabwe Gems, this will be their maiden appearance.
CAPS United captain and former Zimbabwe Warriors defender Hardlife Zvirekwi’s life story is one of perseverance, willpower and sheer strength that can only serve as a source of inspiration to all.
Women aged between 35 and 55, many of whom have never learned to read or write, are among those being trained as community solar engineers for a project that brings electricity to rural villages on the islands of Zanzibar.
Global attitudes to gender and sexual diversity are changing. Some embrace the diversity; others push back.
Over time, a number of additions have been made to the initial LGBT acronym. The most common being Q, signifying “queer” or “questioning” to recognize the bulk of sexual and gender identities or expressions. To demystify the longer acronym we have compiled a list of the current initials under the umbrella
An Africa led call to stand together to defend the right of the Sudanese people to a peaceful revolution and a democratic civilian system of governance.
The IAAF says it will seek a swift reversion of the Swiss court ruling, which allows South African athlete Caster Semenya to compete without taking the medication to lower her natural testosterone levels.