A University of Cape Town medical student doing yoga for a project that draws on ideas from medical and health humanities. (Photo/Third Year Yoga SSM Group).

New Ways Of Thinking On Health, Arts And Humanities Emerging In Africa: Hello Music And Yoga

Artists compose music to open up understandings of health care and specific conditions. Some academics open use everything from yoga to photography to observation and drawing to help educate health sciences students.

Mary Keitany (Kenya), Tiki Gelana (Ethiopia) and Priscah Jeptoo (Kenya) take the lead in the women's marathon at the 2012 London Olympics. Gelana won gold, and set an Olympic record. (Photo/ Wikimedia commons)

Africa At The Olympics: Success At The Games Has Something To Do With The Status Of Women

The most unexpected factor that predicts Olympic success is the participation of women in sport, which acts as a proxy indicator on the status of women in the country.

Tshepo Modisane and Thoba Sithole, both 27 years old, on their wedding day; South Africa is the only African country that recognises same-sex marriage. (Photo/ Flickr/ Trent Kelley)

Homosexuality In Africa And ‘Morality’ As A Political Contest

Our attitudes about sex and morality often have little to do with sexual acts themselves. They are more often about our perceptions of power or powerlessness