“In the next years, we will hear a lot about authoritarianism in Brazil, but we will also hear a lot about resistance,” Brazilian congresswoman Maria do Rosário said.

Tamerra Griffin • 20 days ago

Erika Hilton and Erica Malunguinho are not afraid of Brazil’s new far-right president, but they are under no illusions about the struggle ahead.

Tamerra Griffin • 23 days ago

Ernesto Fraga Araújo once published a blog post praising Trump for saving Western Christian civilization from “global cultural Marxism.”

Tamerra Griffin • 26 days ago

Sahle-Work Zewde’s historic appointment comes after an unprecedented push to achieve gender balance within Ethiopia’s government.

Tamerra Griffin • One month ago

He’s...making Uganda great again?

Tamerra Griffin • One month ago

The US first lady’s solo trip to the continent was filled with sweet photos and well-received donations — but not much else.

Tamerra Griffin • 2 months ago

Young Kenyans have been filling cinemas to watch Rafiki after a ban on it being shown was lifted. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

Tamerra Griffin • 2 months ago

Sharon Otieno’s killing earlier this month had put “sugar daddy” culture in Kenya under the spotlight.

Tamerra Griffin • 2 months ago

A judge ruled that Kenyan society was not so weak that it could be shaken by a love story about two women.

Tamerra Griffin • 2 months ago

Kenya’s ban on Rafiki, a love story between two Kenyan women, must be lifted in order for it to be considered for an Academy Award next year.

Tamerra Griffin • 3 months ago

The horrific death of 26-year-old Sharon Otieno has people demanding answers, and questioning the culture of “sugar daddy” relationships.

Tamerra Griffin • 3 months ago

Bobi Wine, a former singer who is now a thorn in the side of Uganda’s president, wrote a harrowing Facebook post about being kicked and beaten in the head and testicles while he was under arrest.

Tamerra Griffin • 3 months ago

Nelson Chamisa's supporters hoped he would make history in Zimbabwe. But mistakes he made himself could have cost him.

Tamerra Griffin • 3 months ago

At least 50 officers interrupted a press conference held by Nelson Chamisa, physically intimidating journalists and trying to force them out onto the street.

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months ago

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who forced Robert Mugabe out of office in November, managed to extend his term in an extremely tight race.

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months ago

Opposition supporters in the capital were met with gunfire, tear gas, water cannons, and tanks.

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months ago

Zimbabweans took to the polls to vote for a whole new government in the post-Mugabe era, and most are confident that, for the first time ever, elections will be fair.

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months ago

The former president called a last-minute press conference from his mansion and said he could not vote for his own party.

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months ago

For the first time in almost 40 years, Zimbabwe is holding an election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Now an array of women are fighting for their say in how the country will be run.

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months ago

Nelson Chamisa raised concerns over the spread of false stories about him — but when pressed for more details, his party could not come up with them.

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months ago