#Nigeria

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 1, 2020

    Clara Orji, Mercy Corps' program manager in Nigeria, shares how COVID-19 threatens her work. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Man Is Turning Drums Into Handwashing Basins to Fight Coronavirus

    This Nigerian Man Is Turning Drums Into Handwashing Basins to Fight Coronavirus

    By Brandon Wiggins|April 1, 2020

    Billions of people worldwide lack access to handwashing facilities. Read more

  • Article: 3 Things Africa Needs to Do Right Now to Stop COVID-19 Turning Into a Humanitarian Crisis

    3 Things Africa Needs to Do Right Now to Stop COVID-19 Turning Into a Humanitarian Crisis

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 31, 2020

    Africa has a “very good window of opportunity” to take action. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 50 Most Powerful Women in Africa, According to Forbes

    These Are the 50 Most Powerful Women in Africa, According to Forbes

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 13, 2020

    It's the magazine's first ever pan-African list of powerful and influential women. Read more

  • Article: 5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2020

    “Somewhere a girl is facing injustices — so it is my duty to address them.” Read more

  • Article: Teachers in Ghana Exposed in ‘Sex for Grades’ Documentary Finally Suspended

    Teachers in Ghana Exposed in ‘Sex for Grades’ Documentary Finally Suspended

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2020

    The film exposed teachers that were sexually harassing students. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2020

    Lolo Cynthia started an initiative to distribute reusable pads in Lagos. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Women Are Learning to Defend Against Sexual Assault With Martial Arts

    Nigerian Women Are Learning to Defend Against Sexual Assault With Martial Arts

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 31, 2020

    Free self-defense classes are being offered to help women protect themselves. Read more