Nigeria is facing the toughest test of its democracy after President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. There has been widespread criticism of what has been described to be an unconstitutional move by the president.
Go well Samanyanga! Fambai zvakanaka! You have left us with troubled hearts and souls. We will remember you day and night as we mourn and simultaneously celebrate a great life you lived not only for yourself but for the community at large. It’s also a painful fact that you are irreplaceable.
Angola has changed the “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct, and made discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation punishable by law.
Bus Rapid Transit has powerful supporters around the world – but shouldn’t public transport be designed in the public interest?
There are several ways to deal with discrimination, from initiating national dialogues to training teachers to identify their own biases.
Frances Tiafoe is just 21, and the rising American tennis star whose parents are from Sierra Leone is motivated to get more black people playing tennis. The fourth youngest player ranked in ATP’s top 50, Tiafoe is an inspiration to other younger people. Although he lost to Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals, at this year’s Australian Open, Tiafoe’s star is just beginning to shine brightly. #BigFoeOnTheComeUp
In a world where fake news has resulted in violence, government toppling and mass hysteria, the importance of spotting and flagging fake or inflammatory news is at an all-time high.
French-Congolese choreographer and dancer Bolewa Sabourin is the force behind Re-Creation, a project that uses dance to provide therapeutic support to female victims of rape and sexual assault in the Kivu region of eastern DRC.
Oliver Mtukudzi was the husky voice of the people, decrying social injustice and affirming the human rights of all.