Global histories of anti-colonial rebellion are laden with male leaders. Across Africa, leaders such as Kwame Nkrumah, Patrice Lumumba and Jomo Kenyatta steered resistance against their colonial overlords in Ghana, Congo and Kenya. Thankfully, recently
French intellectuals from Montaigne to Claude Levi-Strauss have repeatedly criticised Muslims’ ‘patriarchal and sexist abuses of women’. But when Kamel Daoud, an Algerian writer, recently tried to do the same, he was greeted with severe
I awoke this morning to find that ancient Egypt had made a sudden and unexpected appearance in the American presidential race. BuzzFeed had published an article containing a video from 1998 of the Republican politician
On Tuesday 21 October 2014, Olympian and Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius was handed a five-year custodial prison sentence for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Not since the trial of American football star O.
Grace Mugabe, second wife of Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, has hit the headlines with the revelation that she gained her PhD in sociology from the University of Zimbabwe in less than three months. Since this