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South Africa: Fight to Conserve Historical Traditions Encroaches on Women’s Rights

by Michelle Leung -South Africa- “Who are we as Africans?” Mazibuko Jara, a human rights activist, posed this question to the attendees of a dialogue held […]

Feature Articles, Human Rights, Indigenous Culture, Laws & Legislation, South Africa, The World, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights

Women Leaders: Africa’s Available Yet Underutilized Resource

by Susan Enuogbope Majekodunmi –USA– My maternal grandfather’s mantra was, “Educate a woman, and you feed and educate her family.” He educated his daughters when Nigerian […]

Africa, Development, Feature Articles, Nigeria, South Africa, Teaching & Learning, Women in Leadership

Director Oliver Schmitz and Actress Khomotso Manyaka on Life, Above All

by Jessica Mosby –USA– Life, Above All tells the story of 12-year-old Chanda who takes responsibility for her family after her baby sister dies and her […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, HIV/AIDS, South Africa

“South Africa Treats Zimbabwean Refugees Like Criminals”

by Grace Kwinjeh – South Africa – Last week Zimbabwe’s civil society and opposition held a commemorative vigil marking the anniversary of the gruesome torture of […]

Africa, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Political Violence, Politics & Democracy, Refugees, Robert Mugabe, South Africa, Torture, Zimbabwe

Angels in the Dust: A Glimmer of Hope in HIV/AIDS Epidemic

by Jessica Mosby – USA – 100 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa will have been infected with HIV/AIDS by the year 2010. Another 26 million children […]

Africa, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Health, HIV/AIDS, South Africa, Teaching & Learning