The pioneering role she played, and the sacrifices she made, extended well beyond the famous 1956 Women’s March.
The pandemic lockdown added a big teaching load; female academics also found themselves having to play more of a nurturing role.
With Renaissance, Beyoncé is again shaping pop culture, honouring black disco pioneers and Africa’s rise.
The truth is that there are no easy and quick fixes, such as the governing party’s recent castration idea, which falls short on a range of scores.
Sexual violence against women and girls in Nigeria’s northeastern region persists because of the Nigerian government’s lax response to cases of sexual offences.
Women entrepreneurs in Africa face challenges which make them additionally vulnerable to climate change.
Playing out in an animal kingdom, Glory is a devastating political commentary on Zimbabwe today.
Hijab controversy in Nigeria’s public schools has further exposed how religion has polarised Africa’s most populous nation.
The Wafcon final on Saturday is proof of the development of the women’s game on the continent - and of mining star players abroad.
PrEP enables adolescent girls and young women to protect themselves from HIV without having to convince a partner to use a condom at the time of sex.
The first African player to reach a major tennis final, she has set Wimbledon – and Tunisian hearts – ablaze.
The thorny issue of testosterone testing has made news, not just the growing skills on the field.
More attention should be given to the oral health of women during the reproductive years, in particular those who have many children.
In urbanising communities in sub-Saharan Africa, women cooking primarily with charcoal and wood had approximately 50% higher odds of likely depression than those cooking with gas.
On in South Africa at the Encounters film festival, the documentary is an intimate portrait of the great artist.
The study reveals a consistently biased and negative depiction of sex workers by news media in Nigeria.
‘A camera is more powerful than an AK47,’ said the veteran photojournalist, who was also famous for his jazz photos.
Obese persons are regularly associated with laziness and inactivity in Ghanaian society.
Abortions are more often self-induced by women with drugs and dangerous substances in Nigeria due to restrictive abortion laws.
Many young women faced challenges with online learning and studying at home during COVID, but some showed resilience and a determination to achieve their educational goals.