In a bid to encourage reading culture and reduce illiteracy in Kenya, Diamond Trust Bank and Story Moja have partnered to install a second library in a primary school in Nairobi. (Encouraging Reading Culture in Kenya Through Libraries) Through an initiative spearheaded by “Start A Library” and run by Storymoja, […]

“HIV/AIDS has no cure,” is a global truism. Much as the statement says nothing new and interesting, it has been the springboard of a global challenge. It has challenged the ingenuity of many scientists, politicians, social workers, religious leaders and lawmakers, in the bid to combat the pandemic. My major […]

“The Queen of Ivory”, a Chinese national, arrested by a specialized Task Force in Tanzania. To date, she is the most important ivory trafficker ever arrested in the country. “The Queen of Ivory”, a Chinese national, arrested by a specialized Task Force in Tanzania. To date, she is the most […]

Have you ever attended a male beauty contest? If not, the Gerewol festival is what you should look out for. The week-long Mbororo tribe festival features dancing, racing and for the fortunate, finding soulmates. The African continent is known to the rest of the world as a continent that prides […]

The Baga attack in Nigeria reportedly took 2000 lives. The government of Nigeria seemed to invest more energy in disputing the total number of fatalities, which they believed to be less than 150, a figure that is still appallingly high. (Our Leaders Look as Africa Becomes a Terror Hotspot) On […]

In its most simplistic definition, racism is prejudice or discrimination directed at someone of a different race – based on the belief that your own race is superior. Taking this definition at its word, then, would suggest that it is possible for a person of any race to experience racism […]

Institutional racism is when racial discrimination is established as normal behaviour within organisations that make up society. In other words, it’s so ingrained, it becomes completely commonplace – and it can be hard to even spot it. But the existence of this structural form of racism is obvious through disparities […]