Gene editing could provide a revolutionary cure for gene-linked diseases. But does it take medicine too far?
Fola Esan is director of the Institute of Genetic Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine in Ibadan, Nigeria. He previously served as director of the National Institute for Medical Research in Lagos, Nigeria.
Martha Mukaiwa is an art, entertainment, travel, and features writer and weekly columnist based in Windhoek, Namibia. Her personal essays on black identity, black travel and black womanhood have been published by Quartz, Matador Network, Africa is a Country, The Namibian, This is Africa, and the Mail & Guardian and have been shared by the Atlantic and BBC […]
Ambrose Barigye is a Uganda-based journalist, fixer, translator, and human rights activist. He works as field director and reporter for Kuchu Times Media Group, a Ugandan news platform that focuses on LGBTI issues and publishes the annual Bombastic Magazine. He is a certified community peer educator on gender and sexual minority health issues. Before joining Kuchu Times, he […]
Wana Udobang is a Nigeria-based journalist and filmmaker who works at the intersection of women’s rights, social justice, personal narratives, culture, and the arts. Her work has appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, Nigeria’s Inspiration FM 92.3, Al Jazeera, the Guardian (U.K.), the Guardian (Nigeria), Index on Censorship, and Brittle Paper. She is […]
The Rev. Fidon Mwonbeki is director of the department of mission and development for the Lutheran World Federation in Tanzania. He was part of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Committee on Unity, which produced the document “From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017.”
This reporting guide, written and edited by Brian Pellot, Religion News Foundation’s director of global strategy, stems from a November 2016 training in Cape Town, South Africa. Publication was made possible with funding from the Arcus Foundation and the Heinrich Böll Foundation under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Download the full guide here or […]
The Rev. Phumzile Mabizela is executive director at the International Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally Affected by HIV and AIDS (INERELA+), a Johannesburg-based organization that works towards achieving a society free of HIV-related stigma and discrimination with empowered, resilient religious leaders. INERELA+ has 16 active country networks in Africa and partners in Asia, the […]