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Nature preservation

Unknown individuals cut down an ancient tree

Many Ghanaians expressed their anguish and sadness on social and traditional media when an ancient tree fell, stressing its relevance to their lives and the need to conserve a rich cultural legacy.

Indigenous identity

Indigenous people make themselves heard through art

In an exhibition at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Indigenous Australians show their cultural diversity, history and identity

Gaza war

Israel/Palestine: “Focus on what is happening in the present”

Jewish philosopher Susan Neiman on the context of the Hamas pogrom of 7 October, Netanyahu’s government and criticising Israel

Music festival

Ugandan government prefers money over morality

Although many consider the Nyege Nyege festival in Uganda immoral, the government supports the profitable event

Novel

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

Film

“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

SDG4

Good education for everyone

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

Zambia

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

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