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‘Let Us Support Women’ – Joyce Banda

‘Let Us Support Women’ – Joyce Banda

First Lady Monica Chakwera on Thursday hosted women at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Mother’s Day and International Rural Women’s Day, committing to address the social problem of teenage pregnancies and ending child marriages. Among her guests, notably were Speaker of Parliament Catherine Gotani Hara, the Vice President’s spouse Mary Chilima, former first ladies Callista […]

First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço Calls For More Support To Rural Women

First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço Calls For More Support To Rural Women

Angola’s First Lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, Tuesday appealed to the government to strengthen, in a substantive and sustainable way, the support for rural women, as the main driving force of the family and rural economy in the country. According to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), in Angola, rural women, as recognized as […]

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s profile continued to grow yesterday, with her appointment as ambassador of a United States of America-based organisation, Days for Girls. The appointment is in recognition of her work in alleviating challenges facing the girl child. Days for Girls (DfG) is a global movement founded in 2008 that prepares and distributes sustainable […]

Use Your Influence To Uplift Fellow Women -First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa

Use Your Influence To Uplift Fellow Women -First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa

The First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has urged women in leadership positions to use their influence to uplift fellow women. Speaking on the sidelines of the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women underway here yesterday, the First Lady — who travelled in her capacity as the patron of Angel of Hope Foundation and the country’s […]

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 […]

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