Royal women play important roles in succession disputes, such as the naming of King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu’s heir.
African historical and cultural records were damaged and erased by colonisation, but even after independence, Africans have not invested adequately in restoring and safeguarding cultural and historical heritage.
Even though men are solely responsible for 20-30 percent of all infertility cases and contribute to 50 percent of cases overall, infertility is still viewed as a woman’s burden, while male infertility remains invisible, enjoying socially sanctioned silence to avoid upsetting hegemonic masculinity.
In 2016, Kenya’s premier public high school, Alliance High School (AHS) popularly known as “Bush” infamously made headlines — the bullying of form ones by older boys. Subsequent scandals have exposed some of the school’s traditional excesses casting a shadow on a major positive incident to come out the school in recent times: The transition of power from one head to another, the smoothest in as many years.
Often, as soon as male relatives die, single or widowed Kenyan women are accused of witchcraft and killed by conspiring people who then take the land on which their victims lived.
A tribute and reminder on the imperative need to study and internalise the analysis Fanon shared with the oppressed majority of the earth.
Discussions about the films on social media and online forums show that African queer lives are complex and don’t tell a single story.
Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
It is important that procedures surrounding funerals are developed by public health officials alongside traditional and religious authorities.