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The Violence of Queer Misrepresentation In South African Media

The Violence of Queer Misrepresentation In South African Media

18 Jun 21
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Lethabo Mailula

An examination of the role media plays in perpetuating warped societal narratives and violence against queer people in South...

Halima Gadji Bears It All

Halima Gadji Bears It All

17 Jun 21
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Audrey Lang

The Senegalese-Algerian-Moroccan actress gets candid, discussing life before the Senegalese soap opera “Maîtresse d’un Homme...

Smiling Through Light: A Luminous Mission to Champion Solar Energy in Sierra Leone

Smiling Through Light: A Luminous Mission to Champion Solar Energy in Sierra Leone

17 Jun 21
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Ngozi Monica Cole

Mariama Kamara’s quest to ensure Sierra Leoneans have undisrupted access to clean energy is personal. Her goal is to bring...

Braids vs Twists - Which One Is Better For The Hair?

Braids vs Twists - Which One Is Better For The Hair?

10 Jun 21
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Martha Uche

We explore which protective hairstyle stretches the hair, minimises breakage and boosts hair growth. 

I am Black, Muslim and French—Don’t Touch My Hijab

I am Black, Muslim and French—Don’t Touch My Hijab

10 Jun 21
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Sanaa Carats

Hijab-wearing Black Muslim women in France discuss the lack of safe spaces to engage in the discourse about how gender, race...

Victoria Kimani Is the Blueprint

Victoria Kimani Is the Blueprint

18 Jun 21
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 Monica Kemoli-Savane

A recap of our conversation with the Kenyan songstress and an examination of her challenging, yet iconic journey in the Afropop...

Ballroom Culture: A spiritual convening for queers in South Africa

Ballroom Culture: A spiritual convening for queers in South Africa

17 Jun 21
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Lethabo Mailula

Ballroom culture has carved out a space for queer South Africans to find a place to belong.

Queen Bee: How Metsana Kojane is Creating Sustainable Food Solutions Through Beekeeping  

Queen Bee: How Metsana Kojane is Creating Sustainable Food Solutions Through Beekeeping  

10 Jun 21
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Nimrat Ahluwalia

Food insecurity remains a challenge across Africa. In South Africa, Metsana Kojane is making waves in the agriculture sector...

A History of Queer African Activism 

A History of Queer African Activism 

10 Jun 21
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Joseph Yorke-Westcott

Exploring the evolution and growth of LGBTQ+ activism across Africa.