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Blind Ethiopian lawyer and activist Yetnebersh Nigussie wins Right Livelihood Award
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Lifestyle Blind Ethiopian lawyer and activist Yetnebersh Nigussie wins Right Livelihood Award

Blind Ethiopian lawyer and activist Yetnebersh Nigussie 2017’s joint winner of the Right Livelihood Award is a force for inclusion, saying: ‘If I can excel…bring about my own change, I can help others.” She was honoured for her inspiring work promoting the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities. The award is also known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.

#WCW: Talent Jumo, sisterhood through Katswe
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Lifestyle #WCW: Talent Jumo, sisterhood through Katswe

Our WCW today is an activist from Zimbabwe. Talent Jumo describes herself as a dynamic and passionate feminist activist. She is the founder and Director of Katswe Sistahood, a young women’s organisation based in Harare, Zimbabwe. She has more than 13 years experience working on women and health programmes, particularly on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), HIV and AIDS.

Nyege Nyege 2017 Festival  in Pictures
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Lifestyle Nyege Nyege 2017 Festival in Pictures

Nyege Nyege is a Luganda noun meaning the feeling of a sudden uncontrollable urge to move, shake or dance. The festival returned to the source of the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda on the 1st – 3rd September 2017 for its third edition. Over 5,000 revelers descended upon Nile Discovery Beach, Njeru, Jinja for the 3 day event which featured more than 100 acts.