This study aimed at ascertaining what role agricultural extension plays in mitigating the effects of climate change and variability using farmers’ perceptions in Gqumashe village, Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
The hardships of a mother to keep her children alive, to give them the best and create a better life for them, are hardly recognised or applauded. This is worse in poor societies where women labour and break their backs to ensure that their children are fed and are able to get an education.
Conveyed with a very infectious patriotism and a passionate drive to persevere which gives chills of pride, this book inspires one (especially young Africans) to bring forth their best for the betterment of self and relevant others.
1 November 2014, Johannesburg - Following Botswana's recent elections, we take a look at the state of democracy in the southern African country. Kwangu Liwewe speaks to opposition leader, Duma Boko; secretary general of the ruling party, Mpho Balopi; and editor of the Sunday Standard newspaper, Outsa Mokone.
KwaZulu-Natal, a region in eastern South Africa with the Drakensberg Mountains to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east, is home to one of the most powerful kingdoms in the African continent - the Zulu. The word Zulu means "sky" or "heaven" and, according to Zulu history, it was the name of the ancestor who founded the nation at the start of the 17th century.
A heavy metal fan base has been developing in Botswana for years now, and a surprising number of women from across the generations are identifying with the genre as they rebel against a society structured along patriarchal lines. We accompany three of them as they master the tribulations of everyday life and celebrate their favorite music.
In this talk, Activist Scholar Baba Buntu outlines a narrative of decolonizing African masculinities around the title of Femi Kuti’s song “Blackman Know Your Self”. Buntu argues that the many oppressive layers that brutally impact on African men’s lives, necessitates a deep and critical form of self-awareness, as an essential process for re-scripting meaningful African manhood.