Category : Culture

How the internet came together for a Somali mother

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Not all news is bad news! Here is some feel-good news to remind us that …

Why do Nigerians have the power to dictate what African watches?

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Nigeria often self-describes as the “giant of Africa.” Now, it seems the giant of Africa …

Will you hold a placard for work?

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Jobseekers in South Africa and Nigeria are taking to the streets in search for work. …

Atheists in Kenya challenge the status quo

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Despite the incredible growth of Pentecostalism across Africa, there is a slow growth of people …

A quick guide to the #blessed and the #antiblessers

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The verb “bless” and derivatives have taken on a new meaning in South Africa. What …

Seychelles changes law on homosexuality

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Last year, Mozambique decriminalized homosexuality, showing that the “homosexuality is unAfrican” script isn’t the set …

Abstinence focused program not working in Africa

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Last week, a published health study revealed that the money spent pushing abstinence as foremost …

Destination: Kigali

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This week, all eyes have been on Rwanda. The country just rounded up its first …

Against all odds: How philanthropist, Saya Doe-Sio, renews hope for women and children in Liberia

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Annie T. Doe always wanted a child she could name after her mother.  In 1974, …

Say hello to the first Miss Africa

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Her name is Rebecca Asamoah, and she is from Ghana. Asamoah was recently voted Miss …