While motorcycles are a growth market in Africa, a gender revolution is taking place in Kenya, where women are not only passengers, but also riders and couriers. Aamera Jiwaji reports.
Measurable progress in empowering women in different fields is being made but we are still not where we need to be, says Dr Natalia Kanem.
Women, who make up slightly less than 50% of Nigeria’s population, account for more than 70% of Nigerians living in extreme poverty.
KOKO Networks is on a campaign to clean up Kenya’s cooking oil market with a simple recipe – bio-ethanol fuel, made from molasses.
A Ugandan female domestic worker is butchered to death by her ‘master’ in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Sona Jobarteh, the first female Kora virtuoso has become a celebrated performer not only in her native Gambia but globally. Raji Rafiq caught up with …