‘Food brings people together’: Teenager in Texas brought her family to try fufu, a traditional African food, because she saw the dish on TikTok
'I want to try some too.'
On Jul 15, 2022 by Jack Alban
‘This is so heartbreaking’: Woman shares her experience with female genital mutilation in viral TikTok
'FGM is not talked about enough!'
On Jun 1, 2022 by Kathleen Wong
‘They’re a bad product’: Woman claims that using an Always menstrual pad sent her into septic shock
'I don't trust their sh*t.'
On May 14, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg
Twitter is hosting threats to Ghana’s LGBTQ community
One user said they would beat members of the LGBTQ community if same-sex relations were legalized.
On Mar 3, 2021 by Samira Sadeque
Social media taxes in Africa will cripple a generation of internet users
It's bad policy on top of bad policy.
On Dec 23, 2020 by Pearl Kasirye
Adele’s ‘SNL’ sketch about Africa is being called problematic
People love that she broke character. What they don't love is the sketch itself.
On Oct 25, 2020 by Kahron Spearman
TikTok influencer freaks out after being quarantined in Rwanda
'You can take your white savior complex and your privilege elsewhere.'
On Sep 8, 2020 by Jeremy Steinberger
Africa is the newest sphere of illicit Russian Facebook activity
The networks reached hundreds of thousands of people.
On Oct 30, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
Viral thread highlights the beauty of African architecture
'African Architecture is mostly forgotten and not showcased as it should be.'
On Sep 8, 2019 by Tiffanie Drayton
Social media is helping raise awareness about massacres in Sudan
Sudan is in the middle of a revolution, and a social media campaign is playing a part.
On Jun 12, 2019 by Katie Balevic
Listen to Pitbull cover Toto’s ‘Africa’ for the ‘Aquaman’ soundtrack—or don’t
On Dec 13, 2018 by Gabrielle Sorto
Trump’s first-ever tweet about Africa as president is about white people
He tags the wrong person, makes baffling request inspired by Fox News.
On Aug 23, 2018 by David Covucci
Big game hunter crushed by elephant he was hunting
Karma lives in the body of an elephant, apparently.
On May 22, 2017 by Lauren L'Amie
12-year-old girl gets death threats on Facebook for hunting photos
The tween hunter, who recently killed a giraffe in South Africa, had some strong words for her critics.
On Aug 18, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara