Dust and traffic pollution add to the health hazard posed by some cooking fuels.
It reads powerfully in the Shona language, and is one of two of her books newly translated into it.
Sex is all over the internet, and girls engage with it in many different ways. They shouldn’t be judged for it.
Hage Geingob’s legacy as a moderniser will live on despite contradictions and unfulfilled promises.
Ending discrimination against the Osu has been difficult because identifying an Osu is relatively straightforward for Igbos.
The judgment will also benefit spouses in Muslim marriages, which were legally recognised in a 2022 Constitutional Court judgment.
Any state policy looking to increase women’s representation must take into account formal and informal political practices.
Adolescent girls are more at risk during childbirth. Stigma and abuse by healthcare workers makes them less likely to seek medical care, putting their lives further in danger.
World famous pastor offered ordinary Nigerians a spiritual explanation for their predicaments: economic hardship made them vulnerable to his power.
The solo journey of a queer, black woman across the continent makes fascinating reading.
Few film-makers imagined Black women as a primary audience. This has changed over time.
She reveals a range of African experiences: from traders to martial arts champions, visa overstayers to heart surgeons.
Anna “Kakurukaze” Mungunda became the most widely acknowledged face of the resistance to the apartheid policy of forced removal.
Driven by social justice, he showed that all people are capable of both good and evil.
The philosophy of ubuntu means that good health is for everybody and disability is not regarded as a difference.
The government at national and state levels as well as private proprietors should appoint women as universities’ vice-chancellors.
Some children of HIV-positive parents drop out of school to look after their mothers and fathers. Others skip class to earn cash for the family by selling goods.
Online discourse about female victims of sexual harassment in Nigeria shows negative attitudes towards the victims.
Married couple Woppa Diallo and Mame Bougouma Diene won for their powerful short story A Soul of Small Places.
Costume, hair and dance allow her to modernise Tsonga culture – and help shape youth identity.