Welcome back, kittens, welcome back. I have a bit of news: my days of broadcasting your Friday newscap are coming to a close, but huzzah! No fear, the news shall be continued on, better and brighter days ahead. No tears now, let’s just rejoice with another roundabout recap of all the news that proves that everything is absolutely rational and you just might need to put your big girl pants on. This week’s news is sure to make even the most glittering and glamoring turn hastily sour, provoking dry heaves, dreads, and a whole lotta slip-sliding in between. Join me on this last dance? Read More End Of The Week News: The End
Even when you hate the news because it’s just the worst, it’s always worth a listen or a read or a slight rage stroke. To combat everything wrong in the world, may I suggest some sunbathing with a cocktail? That always makes things look a little brighter to me.
As always, there is a lot going on in Africa these days, and some of it isn’t very rosy. I wish I could bring you positive and uplifting news reports every week, but some weeks, those uplifting stories are much harder to find amid the muck and mire. [TW: discussion of sexual violence after the jump.] Read More News in Africa: 02/07/2013
African women have been in the news a lot lately, whether it be women succeeding in various fields or a call for better education and protections for women. It seems only fitting to focus on these various stories for this week’s article. More details after the jump. Read More News in Africa: 1/31/2013 (The Article Where I Talk a Lot About Women)