Articles about 'Africa'

“I’m so bloody glad I get to call myself a woman”

Huma Munshi talks to playwright Theresa Ikoko about her new play, Girls, and is inspired by her evident need to create a different and better world

Huma Munshi // 15 September 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Increased opportunities for women in Africa through improved water and sanitation

Homeless International's year-long project to improve water and sanitation for poor communities in Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe has brought improved water and toilet facilities to over 10,000 people.

Helen G // 26 January 2012

Categories: Blog

Nobel Peace Prize winners announced today

It was announced today that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been jointly awarded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman in recognition of “their non-violent struggle for...

Holly Combe // 7 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Malawi: Breaking news – Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga pardoned

Further to my recent post about the sentencing of a couple to 14 years hard labour merely for getting engaged, BBC News (and others) are reporting that Steven Monjeza and...

Helen G // 29 May 2010

Categories: Blog

Malawi: Couple sentenced to 14 years in prison with hard labour for getting engaged

Today, Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, whom the media calls “Malawi’s first openly gay couple” even though Tiwonge identifies as a woman and her partner as her husband, were given...

Helen G // 20 May 2010

Categories: Blog

Charity Porn

They've sent some porn actresses to Kenya, and filmed them having sex with impoverished local Africans for their Naked Continent series. The production company, Natural High, has proudly proclaimed that the director made an $11,000 donation to a local charity, and will donate another $10 for the purchase of every DVD of that particular film.

sokari // 11 December 2008

Categories: Blog

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