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Women Farming Contributes To Vital Growth Of Rural Economy

Women Farming Contributes To Vital Growth Of Rural Economy

WOMEN are of vital importance to rural economies. Rearing poultry and small livestock and growing food crops, they are responsible for some 60% to 80% of food production in developing countries According to the Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO) 2009 policy brief, many farming communities, women are the main custodians of knowledge on crop varieties. It […]

To Build Africa, Close The Gender Gap

To Build Africa, Close The Gender Gap

When you try to promote women in commerce people always ask why, what’s the business case? The truth is, for a long time sexual equality has been viewed as just a human rights imperative, but lately women’s contributions to the global economy have been under scrutiny. In 2015 the McKinsey Global Institute looked at what […]

Investing In Chad’s Local Business Women : Empowering Women In The Sahel Region

Investing In Chad’s Local Business Women : Empowering Women In The Sahel Region

Although Chad, a poor landlocked country in the Sahel region of Africa, has been primarily reliant on its oil and extractive industries, one N’djamena-based entrepreneur believes that enabling women and promoting Chadian goods would be beneficial not only for the people, but to promote a healthier country as well. “Chad is a country with lot […]

Girls Shouldn’t Expect To Be Given Anything On A Silver Platter – Sicily Kariuki

Girls Shouldn’t Expect To Be Given Anything On A Silver Platter – Sicily Kariuki

Who is Sicily Kariuki She is the Cabinet Secretary for Health; formerly the Cabinet Secretary for Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs; Tell us about your background I was born in Embu, as the second last born of seven siblings to my parents — the late Mugo and my loving mum Eunice Wandiri — humble […]

Ultimate Guide to Your Best Year Ever

Ultimate Guide to Your Best Year Ever

Transforming into the person you want to be in 2019 is not difficult so long as you have the dedication, focus and correct tools at your disposal, Robbins says. But you should always remember to set your sights on something within reason. “Most people overestimate what they’re going to do in a year, and they […]

UN Agencies Unite In Support Of Africa’s Growth Agenda

UN Agencies Unite In Support Of Africa’s Growth Agenda

 “In a turbulent and unpredictable world where multilateralism is under threat, we need stronger collaboration in support of the 2030 and 2063 agendas,” said Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Ms. Songwe urged UN agencies to rally behind ongoing continental initiatives aimed at boosting intra-Africa integration and trade and others […]

The Challenges Of Women In The East African Region

The Challenges Of Women In The East African Region

 The Aga Khan University (AKU) Medical College in collaboration with the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas) yesterday organised a two-day Symposium on “Women’s Health in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda ” in the city. The symposium, which brought together the research community, policymakers, civil society, […]

Gender Based Violence Interferes With Development Process

Gender Based Violence Interferes With Development Process

GENDER Based Violence (GBV), is any act or threat of harm inflicted on a person because of their gender. GBV results from gender norms, social and economic inequities that give privilege to men over women. Therefore women are primarily affected. GBV is a social problem. A certain issue is marked a social problem when there […]

The World Of SAVINGS!

The World Of SAVINGS!

A lot of times, we are encouraged to save. Finance experts, books, sermons, finance groups teach the importance of saving money, but how come people still struggle with saving money successfully? Savings is simply putting money aside from your income on a regular basis. It is income not spent. The rule of thumb is that […]

The Nigeria For Women And Girls – The Independence Celebration

The Nigeria For Women And Girls – The Independence Celebration

We celebrate our dear country at 58, we know we are far from where we want to be but we hope to get there someday. We are a nation blessed with abundance which no news anyway  but we just keep reminding ourselves that God has given us every essential thing but the power to harness […]

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