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Mr.Cashtime, K.O has recently released a new single “Flight School” which features a catchy chorus from Sjava. The following pictures are visuals from the music video.   Below is the official music video that was released late last week.   In case you missed the interview with K.O on Transafricaradio, you can listen to the […]

  Nimco Ali OBE, a British-Somali campaigner against FGM When I was seven I was taken on holiday to Djibouti where I underwent female genital mutilation. I’m still living with the consequences, and for the last decade have been campaigning against FGM both at home in Britain and around the world. In 2010, almost nobody was talking […]

By Amanda Ferguson CARRICKFERGUS, Northern Ireland, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s first same-sex wedding took place on Tuesday after the government lifted a ban on gay marriage in the province, marking legalisation of the practice throughout the United Kingdom. Robyn Peoples, 26, a healthcare worker from the city, and Sharni Edwards, 27, a waitress […]

By Rina Chandran BANGKOK, Feb 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – South Korean film “Parasite”, which became the first non-English language movie to win the Best Picture award at the Oscars, highlights the widening divide and lack of affordable housing in the capital Seoul, according to social analysts and academics. Director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite”, which also […]

By Christine Murray MEXICO CITY, Feb 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Central American migrants are being kidnapped, raped and trafficked in Mexico as they seek to enter the United States amid a migration crackdown, a medical charity said on Tuesday. In Mexico’s Nuevo Laredo city – separated from the United States by the Rio Grande […]

  By Menna A. Farouk CAIRO, Feb 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Doctors in Egypt have taken time out of their surgeries for a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) after the death of a 12-year-old girl, saying they do not want their white coats “stained with blood”. Genital […]

By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, Feb 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Somalia executed two men by firing squad on Tuesday for the gang rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl, a government official said, adding it would serve as a warning to others in a country where crimes against women have rarely been punished. Aisha Ilyes […]

  Thousands of well-wishers are expected to line the streets and greet reigning Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi when she rides in an open-topped bus through the streets of Johannesburg on Thursday morning as part of her triumphant homecoming tour. She will be joined by the Executive Mayor of Johannesburg Cllr Geoffrey Makhubo and Cllr Loyiso […]

  By Thin Lei Win ROME, Feb 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – After rapping at California’s Coachella festival and on Beyonce’s Grammy-nominated “The Lion King: The Gift”, Nigerian star Mr Eazi’s latest venture is closer to home – on a farm. The 28-year-old Afrobeat artist and entrepreneur plans to transform a Ghanaian coastal community of […]

  By Hugo Greenhalgh LONDON, Feb 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From “kings who were queens” to lesbian lawmakers and reformist governments, Britain’s history is awash with LGBT+ characters – and tourists want to know about them. As Britain marks LGBT History Month, its parliament has increased the number of tours dedicated to the hidden […]

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