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LOUD WHISPERS: When Your UBER Driver Is Talkative

LOUD WHISPERS: When Your UBER Driver Is Talkative

The weather has been great here in London this summer, just like back in Nigeria. I can see it is very warm. Why is there always bad news from Nigeria? Killings today, shootings tomorrow, robberies all the time. Yes, there is a lot of bad news. However, do you ever get to hear the good […]

World Book and Copyright Day: The Book, The Missing Girls And The Change Agenda

World Book and Copyright Day: The Book, The Missing Girls And The Change Agenda

Today, April 23rd, is designated World Book and Copyright Day by the United Nations. On this day, two years ago, Port Harcourt, Nigeria became UNESCO World Book Capital City (WBCC). The WBCC title is a ‘symbolic nomination to a city in recognition of its efforts in promoting books and reading’. The city holds this title […]

Kofi Annan, The Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80

Kofi Annan, The Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dead At 80

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General, has died at the age of 80. The official Twitter account of the United Nations Migration Agency revealed the news of Annan’s death early Saturday: Today we mourn the loss of a great man, a leader, and a visionary: former @UNSecretary General @KofiAnnan. A life well lived. A life worth […]

Women Shunning Malawi Congress Party Primary Polls

Women Shunning Malawi Congress Party Primary Polls

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) says it is disappointed with lack of interest among women in Dedza to contest in its primary elections which were scheduled for 28 August, 2018 but have since been postponed. Top officials for the opposition party have said out of 37 aspirants for Member of Parliament (MP) positions in the primaries, […]

IGP On Mission To Address Crimes Against Females

IGP On Mission To Address Crimes Against Females

INSPECTOR General of Police (IGP) Simon Sirro is in Arusha on a mission, specifically in Mto wa Mbu, to address rapes, assaults and killings of women and girls in Monduli District. “At least three people have been killed in Mto wa Mbu after some women were assaulted and sexually abused by unidentified gangs of people,” […]

Yvonne Chaka Chaka appointed NEPAD Agency’s Goodwill Ambassador

Yvonne Chaka Chaka appointed NEPAD Agency’s Goodwill Ambassador

 The Princess of Africa,Yvonne Chaka Chaka, internationally-renowned singer and humanitarian has been appointed as the NEPAD Agency’s Goodwill Ambassador for TB and nutrition. “I am pleased to confirm your appointment as NEPAD Agency Goodwill Ambassador with effect from 1 August 2018. Your commitment to supporting the NEPAD Agency through advocacy and communicating to a broad public […]

Hon. Olajumoke Okoya-Thomas Tasks Female APC Members On Membership Drive

Hon. Olajumoke Okoya-Thomas Tasks Female APC Members On Membership Drive

The Women Leader of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Olajumoke Okoya-Thomas, has urged APC women to attract more members into the party. Hon. Okoya-Thomas, who promised that the party would record a minimum of two million votes from the women in the state, told the women in Shomolu and […]

Shedecides Campaign Launched In Namibia

Shedecides Campaign Launched In Namibia

 The SheDecides global campaign to promote, provide, protect and enhance the fundamental rights of women and girls was launched in Namibia on Tuesday evening in light of the inequalities that continue to prevail between men and women. South Africa launched its edition of SheDecides campaign on August 9 and the aim is to launch it […]

Omarosa Fires At Donald Trump

Omarosa Fires At Donald Trump

I don’t think I’ve ever met a black woman who didn’t keep everything. My great-grandmother’s tendency to hold on to receipts for over 20 years used to baffle me until I started to meet other black women like her. A family friend had receipts dating back decades stacked in her home. Two black women I […]

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin Is Dead

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin Is Dead

Aretha Franklin died at her home in Detroit on Thursday, her publicist confirmed to The Associated Press in a statement. She was 76. Reports that the singer was seriously ill surfaced earlier this week and many celebrity fans and friends ― including Missy Elliott, Bill Clinton and Al Sharpton ― sent messages wishing the singer […]

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