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The Rise Of African Supermodels – Accepting The Path A Woman Choses

The Rise Of African Supermodels – Accepting The Path A Woman Choses

Today, East Africa has a number of modelling agencies, supplying both female and male models for all sorts of creative commercial work from runway fashion shows to music video shoots. It all began in 1973 when Alan Donovan, already running African Heritage the house of fashion, was asked by the Hotel Intercontinental in Nairobi, to […]

The Marketing Code Of Breast Milk Substitute – What Our Mothers Do Not Know

The Marketing Code Of Breast Milk Substitute – What Our Mothers Do Not Know

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm over the continued violation of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, BMS and national regulations by manufacturers of BMS products even as the agency warned that violators of the Code would be jailed for a period of two years […]

Thunderstorm Kills 3 In Ogun State

Thunderstorm Kills 3 In Ogun State

Three persons believed  to be in their early 20s have been killed by thunderstorm in Ijebu Ode area of Ogun State. Vanguard gathered that the incident occurred around 3p.m., yesterday, following a heavy downpour. It was gathered that the deceased and one other person were said to be riding motorcycle but decided to take shelter in a […]

Ntaja Women Celebrate Independence Day By Cheering The Sick

Ntaja Women Celebrate Independence Day By Cheering The Sick

 As part of independence celebrations, a group of women from Ntaja in Machinga on Saturday cheered the sick at Machinga District Hospital. Patients at the hospital were relieved after they received assorted items including six wheel chairs all valued at K15 Million. District Nursing Officer, Gertrude Ngwalo commended Mtaja Women for the gesture saying many […]

Kylie Jenner And Forbes “Self-Made” Controversy

Kylie Jenner And Forbes “Self-Made” Controversy

When Forbes magazine released its list of the richest “self-made” female entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Kylie Jenner was its cover star. At just 20, she is worth an estimated $900 million. The use of “self-made” to describe Jenner’s vast wealth raised a lot of eyebrows. The magazine defined a self-made entrepreneur as someone who didn’t inherit […]

Botswana, UN Sign Gender Programme

Botswana, UN Sign Gender Programme

 Reports of women being raped, violated, disempowered and killed are a cause for concern, the Minister Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Ms Dorcas Makgato has said. Speaking at the signing ceremony of the United Nations Joint Gender Programme (UNJGP) 2018-2020 on Tuesday, Ms Makgato said studies had revealed that only 1.2 per cent […]

NFA, Unicef Strategic Plan To Uplift and Empower Namibian Girl Child

NFA, Unicef Strategic Plan To Uplift and Empower Namibian Girl Child

 The Namibia Football Association (NFA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)’s new five-year Strategic Plan, launched at Football House in the capital yesterday, is a well-crafted policy document that aims to uplift, empower and address the needs of the Namibian girl child through football. The collaborative strategic plan, which runs from 2018-2022, will be […]

MIWGEM Urges Women And Girls To Be Creative

MIWGEM Urges Women And Girls To Be Creative

In a bid to develop Public Speaking Skills, take risks, dream bigger and demonstrate appropriate workplace behaviour and team work, Media Initiative for women and Girls Empowerment (MIWGEM) have urged women and girls to be creative and start something new when given the opportunity. The first interactive and empowerment session on the topic ‘Young women […]

The Dark Ambition Syndrome

The Dark Ambition Syndrome

A few weeks ago I was VERY fortunate to visit Silicon Valley to pitch Empty Trips at the Startup World Cup in San Francisco (trying to do my team justice). The winning pitch would earn a million-dollar investment. But let me back up a bit … What is DAS? I call it “Dark Ambition Syndrome” or DAS: an anxious […]

GENET On Community Leadership Empowerment In Mchinji

GENET On Community Leadership Empowerment In Mchinji

 The Girls Empowerment Network (GENET) has embarked on empowering community leaders with child protection laws and skills in the area of Traditional Authority Mavwere in Mchinji in a bid to promote education among the children particularly girls in the district. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana) GENET Project Officer, Memory Banda […]

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