Just as domestic abuse usually starts in a subtle way for example little pushes, at times a some what hard slap with ruffled apologies. The same way is how corrupt rulers reign over sub-Saharan-Africa. They usually come to power at democratic times and at other times un-democratic. After all the the fanfare their true colors start to reveal itself. As domestic violence victims wonder if they are at fault with their oppressors, so Africans wonder…"Our Rulers and ‘Domestic Violence’ Patterns"
I was in an emotionally abusive relationship. I was married to my husband for five years. When we first met he told me he fell in love with me at first sight and that he wanted to know as much about me as possible. He was five years older than me and I believed in him. I was really attracted to him at first and we quickly became friends. He would pop by my office…"When a Woman Becomes a slave in her own house"
Christine Juah Settro is pragmatic and determined and her persistence is paying off. After several years in exile, Settro, who started off selling cold water in bags, is now the proprietor of Great Treat Restaurant on 9th Street Sinkor, was jobless and thus decided to open a medium size enterprise that has today changed her life in many forms. Her motivation for a personal business started years back in Accra, Ghana. It was her read…"Liberia: From Cold Water Seller to Restaurant Owner – Liberian Woman Defies the Odds"
Though little acknowledged, one year prior to the founding of the OAU, Pan African Women’s Organization was formed in 1962 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It could be said that PAWO was the building block, the impetus, for the establishment of the OAU ‘I can hear the roar of women’s silence’ – Thomas Sankara May 25 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Organization of the African Union (OAU), an epic occasion…"Africa: Exposing the Invisible – African Women and the OAU"
Africa: New AWSRU Gambia Chapter President Speaks The newly elected president of the African Women Sports Reporters Union Gambia Chapter has spoken of her commitment and dedication towards moving the union forward amidst the challenges it is confronted with. Rohey Bittaye, who works with Gambia Radio Television Services (GRTS), replaces Ndey Busso who has travelled outside the country. Lawratou Bah has also been elected as the secretary general of the body replacing Fatou Saho, who…"Africa: New AWSRU Gambia Chapter President Speaks"
Banyana player banned for doping CAF have sentenced Amanda Sister and the Banyana Banyana stand-in team doctor who were involved in abuse of a banned substance at the 2012 African Women’s Championship hosted in Equatorial Guinea. Sister’s ban has been reduced from two years to one, while the doctor that administered the banned substance – who Safa refuse to name after being contacted by KickOff.com – admitted liability and has been banned for four years…"Banyana Banyana Player Amanda Sister Banned For Doping At African Womens Championship"
Media competition to focus on African women in agriculture Journalists from sub-Saharan Africa are invited to submit original print or radio features that highlight the role of African women in agriculture to a competition that could win them a place at the African Agricultural Science Week in Ghana. The competition is sponsored by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) in cooperation with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). Entries close on…"UNCATEGORIZED – Media competition to focus on African women in agriculture"
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