Nigeria:The New Face of Oyo’s Woman

[Guardian] The position of the First Lady was first made significant by Victoria, the beautiful wife of General Yakubu Gowon during the tenure of her husband as the Head of State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Mrs. Victoria Gowon did not just make…

Liberia:’Encourage Girls to Pursue Careers in ICT’

[Observer] The Founder and CEO of the Women’s Information Communication Technology, Incorporated (WICT), Asatta Gborlee, has said that women’s empowerment is one of the key factors that will be responsible for the growth and development of Liberia.

South Africa:Singing for Circumcision

[GroundUp] Well-known Maskandi musician Khuzani Mpungose has released a new song, Soka Ndoda (get circumcised) promoting medical male circumcision to his fans. The launch was held at the KwaMuhle Museum in Durban on Monday.

Nigeria:Delta – Mothers, Children to Get Free Medicare

[Vanguard] DELTA State Government has directed all primary health care centres in the state to give free health care services to mothers and children between 0 – 5 years, as part of activities marking the second round of Mother and New-born Child Healt…

Ethiopia:Sexual Harassment Against Women in Ethiopia

[Addis Fortune] A year ago, I was a panellist on a discussion concerning sexual harassment against women in Ethiopia. I discussed the many cases of abuse women face, at home and office, in almost every step they take in the city. When the discussion be…

Liberia:Women Peace Project Launched

[NEWS] A peace project to allow women’s participation in the maintenance of peace in Liberia has been launched. The project is being supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).