More Congolese are displaced from their homes than Iraqis, Yemenis, or Rohingyas. according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Plus the great novelist Sarah Ladipo Manyika has put together a list of the best books of the Mugabe years.
And, the terrible experience of Tanzanian women in Oman and the United African Emirates.
Including your monthly reminder about the pitfalls of the #AfricaRising narrative.
Including another worrying thread of the American "war on terror" on the continent: the training of vigilantes.
Including, that it will come as no shock to any woman who has been there that Cairo is ranked the worst city for women, in the world.
And the Premier of South Africa's Western Cape province, has called for the country's military to intervene in gang violence like in Rio in Brazil. Is it a good idea?
Twitter a while back: ‘Robert Mugabe is old enough to be Muhammadu Buhari’s father.’ Robert Mugabe,
Happy Father’s Day. This was the week of June 16th–the commemoration of the 1976 Soweto Uprising,
So as usual, a bunch of links--new as well as ones--that have piled up in my bookmarks folder.