Tall and model-thin, Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile turns heads. She receives constant compliments but in her native Botswana, she is also met with contempt and abuse. It's simply for being who she is: an openly transgender woman.
A nameless woman is beaten, raped and then beheaded in a public square in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) She is a new victim in a brutal conflict that has gripped a sedate region of Congo for a year.
is a collection of country and region web sites providing local news and information to a worldwide audience.
Use InsideWorld’s headlines available on this site to access the latest stories. Or sign up today.