Creative Industries and Development in Africa
Last month, musician, producer and DJ Blinky Bill tweeted “You go to Joburg, Lagos, Accra it’s very rare to hear Kenyan music and it’s a big disservice to the artists doing the work here to not be at the forefront pushing the sounds.” This is not the first time that I had come across this…
Expectations & Acceptance
For almost 2 years we’ve all been scrambling, in one way or another, to grasp onto a sliver of the normal we knew, but this moment is the closest we will be to normal ever. The world will never be the same again.
Often times when the topic of decriminalisation of drugs come up, many debates are rooted in our own experiences and less so the detrimental effects that criminalisation has on marginalised communities, women, young people, farmers etc, not to mention that addiction is a real disorder and should be treated as such.
The Concept of Virginity Needs to Disappear…Expeditiously
Next week (12-14 Nov) is the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, which is the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development which was held in Cairo in the 90s, which brought together 179 governments to put together and action plan on how to “set out to empower women and girls for their sake,…