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President Fillipe Nyusi Reiterates Commitment To Women’s Empowerment

President Fillipe Nyusi Reiterates Commitment To Women’s Empowerment

 Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday reaffirmed the determination of his government to continue working for peace and development, with the involvement and empowerment of women. Speaking in Oslo, at a seminar on peace, security and women’s empowerment, Nyusi said it is indispensable that women should play an active role in the prevention and resolution […]

Ex-Ekiti First lady bags UK University fellowship

Ex-Ekiti First lady bags UK University fellowship

Wife of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has been appointed Visiting Senior Research Fellow of the prestigious Kings College, London. Mrs Fayemi, an Activist, Writer, Social Entrepreneur and  Policy Advocate, is currently Principal Partner, Amandla Consulting, specializing in leadership development for women. She also runs an online community, Abovewhispers.com, in […]

Big Talks, Jamborees and Conundrums from the International Women’s Day 2017.

Big Talks, Jamborees and Conundrums from the International Women’s Day 2017.

The 2017 international women’s day (IWD) celebration has come and gone but not without leaving its fair share of big talks, jamborees, camaraderie and conundrums; at least from the perspective of a young man carving a path in Africa’s social sector of complex problems. Over the past week and in the spirit of commemorating the […]

This Woman Survived the Rwandan Genocide and Inspired Change in Her Community

This Woman Survived the Rwandan Genocide and Inspired Change in Her Community

Sitting under the shade of the acacia trees in Nyaruguru, Rwanda, 52-year-old Caritas Mukagatana lists every member of her family killed in the 1994 genocide that claimed the lives of nearly 800,000 people in just 100 days. “I had a large family but out of that large family only me, two of my children, and my […]

Upcoming UN Forum to Focus On Women’s Empowerment, Sustainable Development

Upcoming UN Forum to Focus On Women’s Empowerment, Sustainable Development

Advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, particularly gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, will be the focus of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which begins its 60th session in New York next week. “It will be a festival of ideas channelled to implementation,” Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, […]