Stories from 6 June 2017
A narrative that exoticizes an African country with no attempt to understand its people tells us more about the writer than it does about the continent.
"...I don’t remember when violence was not part of my life, when I didn’t live in fear of being attacked by those seeking to seize or to maintain power."
“We don't want patriarchal upbringing and education”; “Put religious education in driving schools”; “Put sexual education in schools”.
Vkontakte, Russia’s most popular social network, has lifted a ban on political advertisements, albeit with strict limitations that are likely to benefit the country’s political establishment.
Thousands of people have gathered in Verwada village in Barwani district to celebrate the newest festival in Madhya Pradesh – the festival of Rani Kajal Mata, an ancient, indigenous deity.