Jina Moore

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Jina Moore

Jina Moore is the Global Women's Rights reporter for BuzzFeed News, based in Nairobi. Before joining BuzzFeed, she spent nearly a decade as an Africa correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor. She has also written for Foreign Policy, Newsweek, Al Jazeera America, The Atlantic, Salon and others, and she was a senior nonfiction editor at Guernica Magazine. She's won many awards for her human rights reporting, which has taken her to nearly 25 countries.

Kansiime Anne

East Africa's 'Queen of Comedy' is as progressive as she is funny

Kansiime Anne is a comedic superstar in East Africa. But she's not just making people laugh. She's also starting conversations.

East Africa's 'Queen of Comedy' is as progressive as she is funny
A worker arranges a copy of the Business Daily newspaper at a printing press plant on the outskirts of Nairobi.

What to do when the airwaves and papers tell these women they're inferior — or worse?

What to do when the airwaves and papers tell these women they're inferior — or worse?
Deepa Desoja

'Women ... I think we’re our own worst enemies' when it comes to design

'Women ... I think we’re our own worst enemies' when it comes to design
Residents who were in an Ebola quarantine area complain to a security officer as they wait for their relatives to bring them food and essentials, in West Point, Monrovia, on August 23, 2014.

It's not just the US — Liberian officials are rethinking Ebola quarantines

It's not just the US — Liberian officials are rethinking Ebola quarantines
Soldiers check people traveling in Bomi County, in the northwestern portion of Liberia, on August 11, 2014.

Fear in Liberia turns violent as a mob attacks an Ebola clinic

Fear in Liberia turns violent as a mob attacks an Ebola clinic
Nigerian parents

Nigeria's kidnapped girls spur public anger, vigils and a Paris summit

This weekend, there were competing images over whether Nigeria's government is serious about fighting Boko Haram and rescuing the girls who were kidnapped. Nigeria's president cancelled his only planned trip to the scene of the kidnapping, but then attended a summit in Paris where he and neighboring leaders pledged to work together.

Nigeria's kidnapped girls spur public anger, vigils and a Paris summit

Reporter Threatened Over Female Circumcision Story in Liberia

A journalist in Liberia has gone into hiding after receiving threats related to a story she wrote on female circumcision. Female genital mutilation has received a lot of attention in the Western media; in Liberia remains extremely sensitive.

Reporter Threatened Over Female Circumcision Story in Liberia