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Women Are Able To Overcome Difficulties – Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed

Women Are Able To Overcome Difficulties – Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed

Member of Sovereignty Council, Dr Ayesha Musa Al-Saeed said that the revolution has brought women who are capable to surpass all difficulties in collaboration with youth, stressing on building a new strong Sudan through modernization of infrastructures and erection of schools and hospitals. She announced during the Sovereignty Council delegation visit to Gezira State Tuesday, […]

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

Have entrepreneurs lost the will to innovate? Sir Richard Branson doesn’t think so. He’s “never known a more exciting time for innovation,” and I agree 100%. We’ve got self-driving cars, miniaturized medical equipment and private space exploration. What will innovation bring us next? For evidence that disruptive innovators can be spotted in every direction you […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Princess Diana’s True Legacy

LOUD WHISPERS: Princess Diana’s True Legacy

When Princess Diana Spencer died on August 31st 1997, there were two events that broke the hearts of millions watching reports of the demise of ‘the People’s Princess’. The first was the sight of her two sons, Princes William and Harry being driven to church early on September 1st, the Sunday morning after the death […]

The Teenager Fighting School Bus Sex Pests

Allegations of physical or sexual abuse against teachers in Nigerian schools sometimes manage to grab a headline, but then fade without any follow-up story on how the case was resolved. In 2016, girls at a prestigious boarding school in Lagos abandoned their exams in protest at pervasive sexual harassment by a male teacher. Those of […]

African Women Network Pledge To Transform the Continent

African Women Network Pledge To Transform the Continent

African women on Friday affirmed their determination to use their leadership roles in the transformation of the continent. This follows the historic launch of the African Women Leaders Network at the United Nations headquarters in New York. It seeks to enhance their leadership roles in the transformation and stability of the continent. By this act, […]

‘And Then The Women Came’ A Tribute To The African Women’s Development Fund

‘And Then The Women Came’ A Tribute To The African Women’s Development Fund

I have just returned from Accra, Ghana, where I went to attend a panel discussion on African Women and Philanthropy, to mark the 15th anniversary of the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) the first Africa-wide grant making foundation. I co-founded AWDF in 2000 with Joana Foster (Ghana) and Hilda Tadria (Uganda), and we began operations […]