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African Women Converge in Abuja to Chart Peace and Mediation Strategy Over Regional Crisis

  ABUJA – Nigeria is set to host women from about 45 African countries to set the agenda for peace, conflict management and mediation on the continent from the 27th – 28th of July 2017. The executive meeting convened by the Women Advancement for Economic & Leadership Empowerment in Africa(WAELE/ARCELFA) seeks[Read More…]

“No Woman Shall Be Employed in Underground Work in Any Mines” and Four Other Times the Nigerian Legislative System Disappoints Women

by Abigail Anaba You may be one of those who were outraged when in 2014 Movie Director and Media Personality Kemi Adetiba, shared her experience at Spice Restaurant, Lagos, Nigeria. Ms Adetiba was initially barred from entering the facilities because of her gender. The restauranteurs said it was corporate policy[Read More…]

Tara Fela-Durotoye Makes The 20 Young Forbes Power Women List In Africa 2013

This generation of young African women is the most ambitious yet. They are eager to build industries, reform societies, save lives, rewrite history, and transform the continent. Forbes announced its annual “20 Young Power African Women” list illuminates the brightest stars and Africa’s most outstanding female game changers. We enlisted a[Read More…]