Boko Haram: Facts & Figures

Article by Christelle Mekoh April 14, 2014, an abduction took place at Government Secondary School, Chibok, in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Who were abducted? 300 girls. This headline took the world by storm and created an international campaign known by many as “Bring Back Our Girls”. The #BBOG movement was born! […]

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Africa and The Abused Woman Complex

Article is by C.J Npowa Doesn’t it just amaze you that women who have been abused but only to come out about it decades later, whether they were abused by a family member, a friend or a community leader. Doesn’t it just amaze you that people always cross examine the victim? Well, why didn’t you […]

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Women in Sudan

By Reem Gaafar Sudan has a long history of women in leading positions in the political as well as social arena. Ancient history speaks of queens reigning over kingdoms past, such as Nubia and Kush. Modern history celebrates the likes of Alazza Mohamed Abdallah, the first woman to lead a political rally in its modern […]

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Africa in 50 Years

In 50 years, I fervently wish that my children – born in Senegal, will know more about Zimbabwe or Tanzania than about the United States or Europe. I hope they will choose to speak Kiswahili or Peul rather than Spanish or Italian as a third language. I would like to see the opportunities, they will […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Tola Onigbanjo

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 09, 2013
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Women’s suppression is one of the major problems in our society today. Many African women are still fighting a slowly detereorating patriarchal society, and as such more and more projects and initiatives are being born to help these women find their voice and their position in society. However it is not about how many projects […]

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