Arts & Culture

Is Black Panther co-opting African struggles against oppression?

Movie critics have praised the film, but cultural critics argue Marvel Studios, and its parent company Disney, may be exploiting black political and cultural movements for their own financial gain.

Is Black Panther co-opting African struggles against oppression?

Arts & Culture

Diversity under the spotlight at London Fashion Week

The fashion industry in the UK employs nearly 900,000 people and the 2018 London Fashion Week includes initiatives to protect those working in the almost $42bn business.

Diversity under the spotlight at London Fashion Week

Asia Pacific

Separated Korean families remember their ancestors

In South Korea, families split between the two Koreas gather to remember relatives on the other side of the border and hope for the opportunity to reunite with loved ones.

Separated Korean families remember their ancestors

Africa

South Africans react to Ramaphosa speech

The new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, promised to cut unemployment, boost the economy and tackle widespread corruption in his first SONA, but many in South Africa are anxious to see if he can deliver.

South Africans react to Ramaphosa speech

Human Rights

Kenya's indigenous communities threatened

Efforts to protect the Embobut forest in Kenya are coming into conflict with the native Sengwer people, with the Sengwer accusing the government of burning their homes and forcibly evicting them.

Kenya's indigenous communities threatened

Middle East

Libya celebrating 7th anniversary of the revolution

While many people say the revolution has led to much change, ongoing political division is still taking its toll on the lives of many Libyans.

Libya celebrating 7th anniversary of the revolution