Black Looks writes about an interesting development in the Central African Republic which has banned the media from broadcasting or writing misogynistic music and articles following the Communication Minister’s directive and hopes ‘other countries will follow his lead’.
Back to blogging after a hiatus, Wambui is excited about a recent life-changing trip to Rwanda which has challenged many of her principles and brought to the fore various questions regarding her perceptions of ‘working for a human rights organisation’ especially those she ‘really did not want to answer’.
After the recent earthquake in East Africa, Spicebear is riled by remarks made by an expert who implied that the affected areas did not have much to destroy although the quake could have created considerable damage. She wonders whatever happened to
‘…worrying about loss of life and the possible destruction of people's livelihoods? They may be poor and disadvantaged but that does not mean that what they have is unimportant and insignificant’.
Kwame Nkurumah, Ghana first president, proposed an 11-point proposal for Africa’s liberation in 1957. Helenism emphasises some achievements with regard to the proposal such as the establishment of the African Union and the African Development Bank.
AfroFeminista writes an amusing rant about cyclists in the streets of Nairobi whose ‘macho, criss-crossing in front of my car every morning’ she says are the ‘the bane of my existence, the cause of my tension headaches when driving’.