The fate of a girl from Zimbabwe

The author and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga writes about a young woman’s fight for the right to female self-determination in Zimbabwe


“The Woman King”: Emancipation and bloodshed

In this entertaining action drama, African women warriors fight for self-determination. The film is not necessarily historically accurate, but inspiring nonetheless

Intercultural music

Music of the Nile

The multinational music collective “The Nile Project” sang in many styles and languages about life along the Nile


Good education for everyone

Though poor education affects society as a whole, many governments do not prioritise the sector appropriately


LGBTQI rights remain sensitive issue

A fashion event steers uproar in Zambia as religious moralists criticise the promotion of homosexuality and minority rights

Culture Special

A man flees

Based on the true story of an Afghan man, an animated documentary film depicts the lifelong impact of flight

Culture Special

A journey of self-discovery

Emancipation in an exciting journey through time

Culture Special

American joy and sorrow

The novel "Behold the Dreamers" scrutinises the "American dream" based on the experiences of an immigrant family from Cameroon

Culture Special

They did not belong anywhere

Leïla Slimani’s novel “In the country of others” casts a light on colonial mentality and the diverse facets of not belonging

Development project

Project develops rural community with shea butter

A sustainable rural city creates employment opportunities for rural dwellers in Uganda

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