We need to talk about this pressure on African women to have at least one male child. It devalues women, and, equally saddening, it causes mothers to devalue their own daughters.
The Ebola menace is gripping residents of Lagos. New incidents of the Ebola virus in the fastest growing city in Africa had been announced by the government. Six suspected cases, all amongst people who came in contact with the first case, Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian inter-government public servant have been quarantined
As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month, it’s about time we stopped paying lip service to the empowerment of women, writes Benedicta Dube
Tunisia has sealed its main border with Libya after thousands of stranded Egyptian and foreign nationals tried to penetrate the passage, whilst fleeing continuous conflict in Libya
The Ugandan Constitutional Court has ruled that the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act was passed without the requisite parliamentary quorum and is therefore null and void. Ironically enough, beneficiaries of this decision include the most vitriolic critics of gay rights
Uganda’s constitutional court has invalidated the controversial piece of legislation commonly known as the ‘Anti-Gay law”, saying it was not passed legally therefore was in breach of the constitution
For many Nigerians, the news of women blowing themselves up did not read stranger than other reports of Boko Haram atrocities. It was something that has been reported before. The only difference was that while other reports indicated a random […]
He was reported to have told fans, “God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.”
The current crisis and war in South Sudan has gone beyond ethnicity and conflict between the two principal actors. The question now is whether intervention will save the world’s youngest nation from total collapse.