Women in Sudan have transformed Facebook groups initially set up to spill the tea on their love lives to expose members of the security forces abusing their power — and are now at the heart of protests sweeping the country.

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It is also now illegal to discriminate against people based on their sexual orientation.

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The social media shutdown comes amid huge civil unrest in Zimbabwe, with reports of indiscriminate arrests and violence by police and soldiers against protesters.

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Among the victims are two best friends who were aid workers in Somalia, and the American managing director of a global consulting company.

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Fourteen civilians died in the attack, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said.

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The siege comes three years to the day since al-Shabaab militants attacked a Kenyan military outpost in Somalia.

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The spread of misinformation in Nigeria is threatening to upend its upcoming elections, so Nigerian journalists have united across newsrooms to fight it.

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“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 • 3 months 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 • 3 months ago

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

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

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He’s...making Uganda great again?

Tamerra Griffin • 4 months 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 • 4 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 • 4 months ago

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

Tamerra Griffin • 4 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 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 • 5 months ago

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

Tamerra Griffin • 5 months ago