The courageous young women at the forefront of the Sudanese revolution were following in their mothers’ — and grandmothers’ — footsteps.
The website that announced Auxillia Mnangagwa’s award has been replaced with a statement of retraction, following sharp criticism from former US diplomats.
Local police launched a formal investigation into the girl’s death almost a week later, following outrage from parents and Kenyan lawmakers.
From jailed militant to first leader of an independent Zimbabwe to long-reigning dictator, Robert Mugabe left a lasting mark on the region.
Seven people have died in the latest cycle of xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
She Was Ordered To Pay Damages And Apologize To The Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Her — So She Left The Country
Shailja Patel accused a fellow writer of sexual assault. Five years later, she’s in hiding in another country.
Teresa June Estes has demanded an apology from Kenyan media outlets who misreported details of her traditional wedding.
People In Sudan Don’t Know You Changed Your Profile Picture To Blue. Her Graffiti Is Spreading The Word.
The Sudanese military has blocked the internet, meaning that many in the country don't know about #BlueForSudan and the global interest it sparked. Assil Diab is taking to the streets to tell the story behind the hashtag.
The decision comes weeks after Kenya upheld its own laws against gay sex.
The line appeared in a draft of Richard Cohen's syndicated column, but vanished prior to publication.
The #NiggerNavy hashtag caught fire last night and hasn’t let up.
[Insert joke about bringing the bern.]
Dynel Lane, 35, has been charged with attempted murder, unlawful termination of a pregnancy, and four counts of felony assault.
“How many degrees do I need for someone to believe I am an academic?” Tiffany Martinez wrote in a blog post describing the incident.
Oh, and Melissa McCarthy is going to host!
"Hey, maybe I can get tickets now" —Everybody else
In her first interview since going viral, the woman in the photo said that when she's not protesting the government, she's a student studying engineering and architecture.