As the world reflects on the passing of Kofi Annan, a new generation of activist musicians face obstacles to enjoying their freedom of expression … More Freedom of expression and Africa’s new activist musicians
Our African identity as part of the diaspora should be as important as our other identities. We are here because of our ancestors’ struggles, optimism and yearning. We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams! … More Reflections on Emancipation – a voice from the Diaspora
Nigeria now has the largest number of people living in extreme poverty (less than $1.90 a day). By 2030, 90% of the countries living in extreme poverty will be in Africa. Are human rights part of the answer? … More Extreme poverty in Nigeria: Are human rights part of the answer?
Human rights and tech can be compatible without the need to undermine either. … More Social media and human rights: Are nervous African governments disrupting freedom of expression?
How are the respective countries of the six African refs at World Cup 2018 perceived in relation to fair play and human rights? … More 6 African refs at World Cup 2018: Is there fair play in their countries?
Given that breaches of environmental laws impact marginalised people the most, Africa will only succeed in protecting its most vulnerable people by strengthening the enforcement of its environmental laws. … More The road to strengthening Africa’s environment
What these episodes do is challenge Western perceptions of illegal immigrants. They illustrate that under the right circumstances most immigrants, legal or illegal, can make meaningful contributions to their communities. … More Malian immigrant climbs four balconies to earn citizenship
For any young Sotho and Tswana people dreaming to one day fall in love and get married like Prince Harry and Meghan, the law will be on their side … as long as they’re not of the same sex. … More Two people fell in love and we all showed up the law allowed them to marry