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The Women We Sometimes Forget – The Complete History

The Women We Sometimes Forget – The Complete History

In the years that led to Nigeria’s independence from Britain in 1960, there were women whose contributions not only defined how Nigerians stood up to the colonialists then but also led active political and socio-economic movements that culminated into Nigeria’s independence. But most often than not, when the likes of Anthony Enahoro, Nnamdi Azikiwe and […]

Financial Empowerment Is Key To Women’s Independence

Financial Empowerment Is Key To Women’s Independence

 Ensuring that women become financially empowered and independent has been described as one way of boosting their confidence and thus enabling them to compete with their male counterparts for leadership positions. The sentiments were shared by the Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ms Botlogile Tshireletso on February 9 at a roundtable on […]

China Warns New Hong Kong politicians Not To Back Independence

China Warns New Hong Kong politicians Not To Back Independence

Beijing has told newly elected politicians in Hong Kong not to back independence for the semi-autonomous territory, after young anti-China activists won seats for the first time at the weekend. Sunday’s vote saw activists pushing for more autonomy from Beijing secure a crucial foothold in the city’s Legislative Council (LegCo), as fears grow that China […]

10 life Skills To Teach Your Child Before He Leaves For College

10 life Skills To Teach Your Child Before He Leaves For College

It can be overwhelming thinking about everything your teenager needs to know to be fully prepared for college. You can’t foresee everything that will crop up during those first few years away from home, but helping your son or daughter master these ten life skills will ease the transition. 1. How to approach problems No […]

Celebrating Independence: 36 Zimbabwean Women

As we celebrate Independence Day in Zimbabwe, I’ve thought to celebrate 36 named and unnamed women that have brought the nation to where it is today: The Late Tichaona Freedom Nyamubaya. (Image taken from Newsday)[/caption]   Ida Mtongana: One of the countless women that provided hospitality to the freedom fighters and helped sustain the liberation […]