[The Conversation Africa] In No Roses from my Mouth, Stella Nyanzi pens 158 poems from the Luzira Women’s Prison in Kampala, Uganda.
TANZANIA’S PRESIDENT, John Magufuli, has little sense of irony. He marked International Women’s Day by tweeting that his government wants to help women “fulfil [their] responsibilities effectively”. Those responsibilities evidently do not require an education: his government expels girls from school if they become pregnant.
[Nation] Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast has stunning beaches and is often seen as a tropical paradise, attracting thousands of foreign tourists every year.
[New Times] Involving men in broader deliberations towards women empowerment is crucial for accelerating the journey towards gender equality.
[Monitor] The Director General of Uganda Aids Commission, Dr Nelson Musoba, has said clinical trials on new injectable HIV treatment is being finalised and government will unveil it next year.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lilongwe -Women rallied to protest against widespread rape and sexual abuse as they marked the global ‘She Decides Day’
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Women only enjoy legal equality in eight countries, found the report, which highlighted issues from men-only jobs to child marriage
[RFI] In his new book, Time for Africa, Khaled Igué, an investment banker and president of the Club 2030 Africa advisory group, offers a roadmap intended to reconcile big business and grassroots solutions to ensure the future development of the continent.
[Nairobi News] A Nairobi based health facility is looking for young women below the age of 25 years who are ready to donate their eggs for amounts ranging between Sh30,000 and Sh50,000.
WHEN ALICIA THOMPSON was a student in Johannesburg before the end of apartheid, she would often walk past the beautiful cars parked outside a club she was not allowed to join. It was not by chance that the Rand Club, the oldest private-members’ club in the city, was filled with old white men. It was by design