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    After a successful 2019, Ntelabi begins 2020 with MzOrstin (the sensational DJ resident at YFM Ghana) as strong as ever, with this majestic hip hop anthem that features Tida a talented Ghanaian reggae/dancehall artist.   The catchy tune, produced by WeAreGHG in-house producer Ssnowbeats, is laced with punchlines and metaphors, delivered through Ntelabi’s […]

  For its 10th anniversary Castle lite Unlocks has announced Cardi B as the headliner for this this year’s extra cold extravaganza. As expected, her fans were super excited on social media.   Soon after announcing that the multi award-winning rapper will set the stage ablaze on 12 June 2020 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg, […]

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Dressed in skinny black jeans and a T-shirt bearing the slogan “your problems, not mine”, Makenna Muigai looked like a typical teen as she sat on her bed staring at her laptop. But the 17-year-old Kenyan student wasn’t checking out the latest music videos on […]

  By Michael Taylor KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The growing popularity of online gay-friendly adverts in China shows business is waking up to the ‘pink yuan’ and more liberal attitudes among young people, but the government remains unmoved. China’s gay economy is worth $300 billion to $500 billion annually, reaching some […]

  Yvonne Wamari is Africa programme officer at OutRight Action International Sixty-eight countries around the world continue to criminalise same-sex relations. Almost half of them are based in Africa, comprising more than half the continent. These laws are grossly outdated. In effect they send the message that LGBT+ people are criminals purely for whom we […]

By Emeline Wuilbercq ADDIS ABABA, Feb 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Labour brokers in Ethiopia who illegally send workers into the clutches of abusive employers and traffickers abroad could face life imprisonment under a new anti-trafficking law, according to a draft exclusively obtained by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Tens of thousands of Ethiopians are estimated […]

By Sonia Elks LONDON, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Men accused of murder should not be allowed to use rough sex as a legal defence, women’s rights advocates said on Friday, after the killer of a British backpacker was jailed for life in a case that drew fresh scrutiny on the issue. Grace Millane, […]

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Feb 24 (Reuters) – The United Nations has suggested that the Tal Abiyad border crossing between Syria and Turkey could be used to deliver aid to civilians in northeast Syria after Russia and China blocked the world body from using a crossing point on the Iraqi border to provide help. […]

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Dressed in skinny black jeans and a T-shirt bearing the slogan “your problems, not mine”, Makenna Muigai looked like a typical teen as she sat on her bed staring at her laptop. But the 17-year-old Kenyan student wasn’t checking out the latest music videos on […]

  Coming off the success of CAN DO!’s 2019 #UnbreakableStories documentary series, which featured electric rapper YoungstaCPT and trailblazing global artist Busiswa Gqulu, CAN DO! is proud to announce its third installment of #UnbreakableStories in partnership with producer, singer- songwriter, and sonic pioneer, Muzi. Born in Empangeni, KwaZulu Natal, to humble circumstances, Muzi has amassed […]


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