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Meet the Afro-Mexicans connecting to their African roots through dance.
“Based on your culture, history, and traditions, do you consider yourself Black, meaning Afro-Mexican or Afro-descendant?” – MEXICO’S 2015 Intercensal Survey The sound of Bata drums filled the air as girls, with printed scarfs tied...
Billionaire blogger Linda Ikeji is Nigeria’s most influential woman.
Linda Ikeji is excited and she has every reason to be. The 36-year-old media mogul topped the list of 10 most influential women in Nigeria 2016 for VL Magazine. “Yay!
Lodges in cradles: The story of Rajasthan’s unwanted babies.
“The taunts from society and from my in-laws that I would have faced for not having a son forced me to abort”— Woman from Rohtak (Haryana), who is from an educated and affluent family.
Kenyan Twitter is buzzing with the #UhuruChallenge 2.0 and it is hilarious.
Last week, Kenyans on Twitter revived the #UhuruChallenge hashtag, this time to mock President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to make a big deal of the launch of a footbridge in Mombasa.
Meet the man challenging blindness through technology in South Africa.
According to the World Health Organisation, there are 246 million people worldwide who have low vision and 39 million people are blind. But 80 percent of visual impairments can be prevented or cured.
Nairobi ranks as top African city to visit in 2017.
The Kenyan capital city of Nairobi has been ranked as the topmost African city for tourists for the year 2017.
This town in Japan is tracking dementia patients with stickers to prevent more deaths.
“It occurred to me that at one point, it was like I had two diseases: one was having Alzheimer’s the other, was knowing that I had Alzheimer’s.” – Terry Pratchett Alzheimer’s is a type of...
A former USAID administrator becomes the thirteenth president of the Rockefeller Foundation.
On Tuesday, 10th January 2017, the Rockefeller Foundation announced the selection of Dr Rajiv J.
Nigerian women need menstrual leave.
Menstrual leave is a type of leave where a woman may have the option to take paid or unpaid leave from her employment if she is menstruating and is unable to go to work because of this.
The book revolution in South Sudan.
“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.