Zambia’s Catherine Phiri: A Shining Star Both In and Out of the Ring

Female boxing has gained serious momentum over recent years and one of the biggest rising stars hails from Zambia. Catherine Phiri debuted in the ring on July 25, 2011, defeating fellow Zambian fighter Esther Chalwe. Five years later, Phiri would make history after dethroning current Mexican champion Yazmin Rivas. Phiri became the first Zambian female…

“I Have A Name…” Photoseries Showcases Incredible Lives of Everyday South Africans

I Have a Name Gives a Face to South African People In South Africa, divisions based on race, class, and gender have been common throughout its history. Although apartheid officially lasted between 1948 and 1976, social divisions continue to exist today and dictate how people behave towards one another. It also leads to some individuals…