Discussions about the films on social media and online forums show that African queer lives are complex and don’t tell a single story.
Aliens arrive in Lagos in Nnedi Okorafor’s celebrated sci-fi novel Lagoon – and with them they bring a future free of restrictive gender norms.
Nakhane’s artistic oeuvre makes visible marginalised masculine identities.
The artist’s body of work, through its very public focus on queer masculinity, offers alternative ways of thinking about what being a man is.
Her new book “This Mournable Body” was announced as a Booker Prize contender just days before her arrest for protesting against a government clampdown.
Artists are filling the state’s silence by revisiting history so that it can be discussed.
Apps like WhatsApp have connected more voices to participate in live talk radio - but this comes with new challenges.
Sexist slandering has been used not just to describe Grace Mugabe, but to denigrate any women who aspire to political positions.
Initiatives to help women suffering postnatal depression are needed and should be encouraged and integrated as part of routine antenatal and postnatal care.
Traditional medicine is believed to be accessible and affordable but should be made complimentary to contemporary medicine in the treatment of mental disorders.
Lay workers are being trained to help Zimbabwe manage mental issues in communities. So far it’s proving successful.
The ivory trade is a very contentious issue and will be debated at CITES. It will revolve around maintaining or lifting the ban on trade. But the human element is likely to be ignored.