COVID-19 means fewer condoms in Zimbabwe

Family planning supplies and contraceptives are sold out or inaccessible as the Zimbabwean government continues to battle COVID-19. “The lockdown has meant that community health workers like myself who have often had to distribute contraceptives […]


Algeria cracks down on media

BOUIRA, Algeria—Anti-censorship groups have criticized Algeria’s government for launching an assault on the media with a wave of arrests, detention of journalists and the blocking of several popular news websites. The Committee to Protect Journalists, a […]



If Africa is the future, then Malian singer/songwriter, guitarist and actress Fatoumata  Diawara is a woman ahead of her time. The stunning and socially conscious young artist has used her music to address the pressing […]