FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, ranked number one on the Forbes 2018 Most Powerful Women in International Sports list, is determined that, on her watch, the world’s most widely loved sport will be inclusive of all.
Fraser-Moleketi was a militant youth trained in the ANC’s uMkhonto we Sizwe armed wing before she morphed into a gender-equality activist. In her current position as chancellor of Nelson Mandela University, she is committed to the principle of success through access
With National Women’s Day approaching and August being Women’s Month, the women of South Africa have chosen an auspicious time to take to the streets to protest gender-based violence and to agitate for change in how this violence is dealt with.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is taking over from Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe as the new chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
The 2018 Mali election is set to go into a run-off after the main opposition candidate, Soumaila Cisse, stated that the “incumbent president can’t win in the first round”. The voting process has been marred by armed attacks and other forms of violence, which halted voting in three percent of the country’s polling stations, the government has said.
Zimbabwe is holding its first election in almost four decades that does not have the former president, Robert Mugabe, on the ballot. A turn-out of 75 per cent was reported, with thousands of observers monitoring the process for the first time in 16 years
Wits University, one of Africa’s top five institutions of higher learning, is regularly at the forefront of progressive changes. In its drive for inclusivity, the university is now giving students the option of using the gender-neutral title “Mx” alongside the traditional titles
Justice for Deeqa: 10-year-old Deeqa Dahir Nuur died two days after a female genital mutilation procedure in central Somalia. Her death has prompted the first FGM prosecution in Somalia’s history
Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has announced the addition of former senior World Bank official and Nigeria’s minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as an independent director to the board