#BlueforSudan: Global awareness of the horrific violence and oppression currently happening in Sudan is gaining traction. Social media users the world over have been mobilized to change their profile pictures to a specific shade of blue in solidarity. What more is there to do? Here’s a list of ways you can take your support past Sudan blue.
Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi celebrates her 45th birthday in jail. She has been in prison since November 2, 2018, where she has been detained for allegedly insulting President Yoweri Museveni. We share with you her three poems written from her prison cell.
The world – and fellow Africans – are ignoring the suffering of the people of Sudan and Cameroon, as was the case with the genocide in Rwanda.
The Kenyan High Court has ruled that rape survivors have the right to an abortion and ordered authorities to pay almost US$30 000 in damages to the mother of a teenage victim who died after a botched abortion. This was as a result of a directive by the Ministry of Health to withdraw national standard guidelines for the procedure.
June 12 is widely regarded as the most important day in Nigeria’s post-independence political history.
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.
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.
In celebration of this year’s Africa Day, the African Union honoured African soldiers, “heroes and heroines” from its member states who lost their lives in the quest for peace and stability in Africa, by erecting a memorial wall. The memorial is at the Julius Nyerere Peace and Security Building at AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.