Dangote donates $20m to The African Center to help change global narratives about Africa
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Arts and Culture Dangote donates $20m to The African Center to help change global narratives about Africa

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote donated $20 million to help change narratives about Africa in the world. The donation was made to The Africa Center in New York, towards reversing the trend of negative news on Africa. Funding is the greatest challenge for media startups in the Global South, and there is need for local and international donors to invest in sustaining and growing media organisations in their work.

Kenya: Litigation as a tool for Rastafari female liberation
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African identities Kenya: Litigation as a tool for Rastafari female liberation

As an entry point for advocacy, litigation shapes public discourse. Importantly, it addresses violations and mitigates future violations. In Kenya, the High Court upheld the rights of a female Rastafari learner. She was expelled from school because of her dreadlocks. The court pronounced that “the rule that she cuts her hair is intrusive to her religion and not justifiable in a democratic country”.