A drama group in El Geneina, West Darfur, present a piece of theatre drama on human rights violations. The actors were trained by UNAMID on 'basic human rights concepts'. (Photo/Hamid Abdulsalam, UNAMID).

Do Africans Think ‘Human Rights’ Are A Western Concept? Unscientific Answers From A Twitter Poll

It is only the weak and disenfranchised who find refuge in claiming a universal humanity. The powerful have no particular need to.

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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