Stories from 2 August 2019
Smartclass, a new online platform that connects tutors to students of all ages, is changing the learning environment in Tanzania.
Feminist scholar Stella Nyanzi, known for "radical rudeness" as protest, flashed her breasts and shouted obscenities in protest in court after receiving 9 more months in prison for cyber harassment.
Cannabis advocates petition Trinidad & Tobago parliament to enact existing medical marijuana legislation
Trinidad and Tobago's Ministry of Health has never exercised its power to issue cannabis licences "for medicinal or scientific purposes”; supporters of marijuana legalisation think it's long overdue.
'Freedom of expression is the most important weapon to combat authoritarianism. Authoritarians simply have no imagination, and without that, they have no future.'
"This emancipation embrace the fullness and richness of who you are, where you came from, the blood and history that's in your veins."
Police say Yelena Grigoryeva died in the course of a “domestic dispute” with her killer, but activists dispute that account; her name had recently appeared on a homophobic hit-list.