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First Lady Fatima Bio Launches ’50 Million African Women Speak’ Project

First Lady Fatima Bio Launches ’50 Million African Women Speak’ Project

The First Lady of Sierra Leone, Fatima Bio, has yesterday officially launched the “5o Million African Women Speak Platform” project at the Bintumani International Hotel in Freetown. The project worth $13.2 million is an initiative of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), the East African and […]

Botswana Gets The Perfect First Lady After 10 Years

Botswana Gets The Perfect First Lady After 10 Years

For the past 10 years Botswana has been without a first lady, but with President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s ascension to the presidential seat, this void was filled by First Lady Neo Masisi. Having spent the latter part of her life in the diaspora, the first lady was not known to most as she literally broke into […]

Women Leadership Key to Addressing To Addressing Work Place Segregation – Jeannette Kagame

Women Leadership Key to Addressing To Addressing Work Place Segregation – Jeannette Kagame

First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that addressing leadership inequalities, mainly through having more women in leadership positions could be critical in addressing corruption. Corruption has hostile effects on women and children, which form the biggest percentage of the Africa’s population, Mrs Kagame said as she made the case for making women defenders of socio-economic […]

I Will Continue To Support Women, Children In Nigeria – Aisha Buhari

I Will Continue To Support Women, Children In Nigeria – Aisha Buhari

 The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reiterated her commitment to support women and children to improve their health and physical wellbeing. Mrs Buhari said this on Saturday night during an award ceremony to mark the third anniversary of her NGO, the Future Assured Programme. The wife of the President said Future Assured […]

Bisi Fayemi: The Extra Ordinary First Lady, Her Past Exploits

Bisi Fayemi: The Extra Ordinary First Lady, Her Past Exploits

To many people, the exulted position of ‘First Lady’ is merely an acronym, a name politically invented to massage the ego of the wives of Governors and Presidents of countries across the world. However, a cotorie of First Ladies in the contemporary world had, in their own right,  been able to add value and candour […]

Aisha Buhari Declares Support for Female Candidates

Aisha Buhari Declares Support for Female Candidates

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has declared her support for female candidates vying for different elective positions irrespective of their political parties in Nigeria. Buhari said the support became necessary considering the low level of women participation in politics, especially at the grassroots level. She said this on Thursday while declaring open the […]

Aisha Buhari Receives Doctorate Award From The Sun University, South Korea

Aisha Buhari Receives Doctorate Award From The Sun University, South Korea

The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari has dedicated her award of Doctor of Humanity by the Sun Moon University, South Korea, to Nigerian women and children. Buhari, in a tweet on Monday, said:”I dedicate this honour to all Nigerian women and children.” She also commended the love and support shown to her pet […]

First Lady Monica Geingos Highlights Namibia’s GBV Issues At Aids Conference

First Lady Monica Geingos Highlights Namibia’s GBV Issues At Aids Conference

 First Lady Monica Geingos on Wednesday told the international AIDS conference in Amsterdam that there is a huge disparity between the country’s legal framework on women and the statistics on the ground concerning women and children. Geingos was responding to a question on how the ‘law can be used to address social norms such as […]

First Lady Gertrude Condemns Gender Based Violence

First Lady Gertrude Condemns Gender Based Violence

 The country’s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika on Thursday condemned the acts of violence and abuses that women, girls and children in the country go through. The First Lady was speaking during one of the events of a campaign branded ‘Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG)’ held at Ndungunya Primary School in Phalombe District. […]

First Lady Of Angola Encourages Women To Be Agents of Change

First Lady Of Angola Encourages Women To Be Agents of Change

 Women must assume their role as agents of behavior change and influence in their communities, said Thursday the first lady of the Republic, Ana Dias Lourenço. This appeal was made during a breakfast conference held by her office, as part of the “Women’s March” celebrations with the theme “Transform lives, be a woman”. According to […]

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