“White African Music”: Albino rappers fight abuse with lyrics

  There have been countless stories about the atrocities affecting the “White African”, or more specifically those who suffer from the condition albinism. The word “suffer” tells a story, as many of those same people live a life of fear, constant struggle, and premature death. What many would describe as witchcraft has been a long standing…

Evans Wadongo

  Evans Wadongo is a Kenyan engineer and co-founder of Greenwize Energy and SDFA Kenya. In addition to being awarded one of CNN’s Top Ten Heroes of 2010, Wadongo is on a mission to bring light to his home country. Born in Kenya, Wadongo graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with a focus…

Profile: NoViolet Bulawayo

  NoViolet Bulawayo, or better known by her author name Elizabeth Zandile Tshele, is a Zimbabwean author famous for her works such as “We Need New Names,” “Hitting Budapest,” and “Snapshot”. Growing up in Zimbabwe, Bulawayo spent her primary years studying in Tsholotsho, her home town, but quickly left to pursue a higher education in…