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Sounds Of Revolution: How Hip-hop Rallied A Movement Of Change For North Africa

Today marks ten years since 26-year-old Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in the town of Sidi Bouzid and triggered the Arab Spring which led to the ousting of Ben Ali, ending his 23 years ...

2020-12-17

My Side Of The Story: Busiswa Ggulu Shares A Narrative Of Hope, Empowerment And Taking Control Of Your Life

One remarkable trait about Busiswa Ggulu that we love is that she is passionate about sharing thought-provoking tales through poetry and visual arts. Not only that, she works around the clock to encou ...

2020-12-16

Girlz Planete: Eunice Mustapha’s Fight To Curtail Teenage Pregnancy In Sierra Leone

According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which aims at improving reproductive and maternal health worldwide, teenage pregnancy has been one of Sierra Leone’s major problem for ma ...

2020-12-14

Ghana’s Opposition Cries Foul Play: Is There Case Of A Stolen Verdict?

Though the dust has settled, and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been declared the winner of Ghana’s presidential elections, it appears the battle is far from over for the country’s bigges ...

2020-12-11

“We Cannot Stay Silent”- Activists & Celebrities Worldwide Seek Justice For Nigerian Protestors

According to BBC News, prominent Black Lives Matter activists and celebrities, which includes Alicia Keys, Greta Thunberg, Opal Tometi, and others have called on President Buhari and the Nigerian gove ...

2020-12-10

Road To The Jubilee House: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo - Addo Wins A Second Term

After hours of tense moments in Ghana, the country’s electoral commission has confirmed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo - Addo as the winner of the just-ended presidential elections with 51.59% ...

2020-12-09

From Pulling The Trigger To Moving Crowds: How A Child Soldier Found Solace In Hip-hop Music

Once a South Sudanese child soldier, Emmanuel Jal is now a rapper, an actor, a political activist, and an internationally recognized advocate for human rights. During his stay in Kenya as a refugee, J ...

2020-12-02