#Nigeria

  • 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

  • Article: Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    Officials in Ivory Coast Just Rescued 137 Children from Trafficking

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|Jan. 21, 2020

    They would have been destined to become child labourers and prostitutes. Read more

  • Article: Yemen Once Again Ranked as Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

    Yemen Once Again Ranked as Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2020

    “The people of Yemen need humanitarian relief now.” Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Needs to 'Be Ready' for Oil Decline, Says Environment Minister

    Nigeria Needs to 'Be Ready' for Oil Decline, Says Environment Minister

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Dec. 20, 2019

    Nigeria is currently Africa's largest oil-producing country. Read more