Africa in Focus

Mar 2021

TANZANIA: Will President Suluhu Usher in a New Era for Women After Magufuli’s death?

Magufuli leaves behind a legacy of creating a more regressive environment for the country’s Women and girls
Mar 2021

Where are the Women? A Review of Ivory Coast’s 2021 Parliamentary Elections

“Women, like men, are part of society. They must both contribute to the development of this country” 
Mar 2021

Zukiswa Wanner: Writing Her Name into History, One Book at a Time

“I wanted to give a voice to the dreams of women who are often not considered go-getters by a twisted society”
Mar 2021

Nomusa Sizani: A Feminist, Housing Rights and Anti-Xenophobia Activist

“We believe that every person should be treated with respect. We are bringing back Ubuntu that was taken from us by our colonisers”
Mar 2021

No Roses from Her Mouth: The Feminist Challenging Power through Radical Rudeness

“When I put my nipples on the frontline, I learnt they fight harder than any bazookas…Men with guns can’t shoot at nipples”
Mar 2021

In Conversation with Rowa Ahmed, Designer and Community Organiser

Rowa is creating her own fashion brand, whilst improving the working conditions of female factory workers
Mar 2021

“I Have the Passion to Grow My Community and My Country”: A Perspective on the Media’s Role During COVID-19

The pandemic may erase most, if not all gains made in gender equality over the last few decades in African countries
Mar 2021

Meet Gugulethu Siso, The Founder of Zimbabwean Logistics Company Thumeza

Developing logistics services are essential in helping African economies increase their share of the global market
Mar 2021

#IWD Mama Nike: Nigeria’s History Making Textile Queen

Mama Nike is known for her colourful paintings and credited with the contemporary revival of the textile and batik industry