The plague of evangelical Christianity and its role in fueling homophobia in African countries like Uganda.
The confrontation at Johannesburg Pride between white organizers and a group of black activists demanding Pride honor those killed, mostly black, for their sexuality, in South Africa.
In South Africa, there was more activity in solidarity with Pussy Riot than with the Marikana miners killed by police in August 2012.
As the number of active female bloggers has increased, so too has the level of discourse around the dynamism and contradictions of life as a Zimbabwean woman.
Can North Africans define their own futures, away from the inventions of old white men in think tanks in Washington DC?
The limitations of working in the online space, given the small percentages of people with online access (despite the expansion of mobile technology).
Interview with South African writer Henrietta Rose-Innes's about her novel, "Nineveh."
Intellectual property protection has never been shown to promote economic development in developing countries.
Thousands of mineworkers are sent home after contracting TB and HIV in the South African gold mines.
In November came the news that the Global Fund to fight Aids, TB and Malaria was
The leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance makes offensive remarks about AIDS, then smears her critics, AIDS activists and journalists, as Nazis.
Zoo City is set in an alternate Johannesburg, where criminals or those who have serious moral failings, get landed with an animal familiar as a permanent attachment.