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Living with Gluten Intolerance

“You don’t realise how many things have gluten in them until you just want a packet of chips, and the spices in them get you admitted into a hospital!” Makaziwe laughed as she explained to Amazons Watch Associate Editor in an exclusive interview about her journey of living with gluten intolerance. Gluten is such a common element in almost all of our meals. Most of our staple foods almost always include gluten in them, making it a battle for people living with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.

Uplifting The Wives of Fallen Heroes’ by Extending a Helping Hand – Mrs. Victoria Irabor & DEPOWA

Barrister (Mrs.) Victoria Irabor, President, Defence, and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), a vast and well-read professional in the fields of law, conflict, security, development as well as corporate management and finance law has decided to use her in-depth knowledge and experience to take on the challenge of changing the narrative of the lives of widows in Nigeria, with special focus to the wives of fallen heroes in Nigeria. In her role as the DEPOWA president, she has not only led by example but has gone further to make sure that the military widows of the nation benefit and succeed.

We are Committed to Promoting Gender Equity in Nigeria – Catriona Laing, British High Commissioner to Nigeria

The British High Commission in Nigeria has continued to support the government towards promoting good governance, trade, and women representation in key sectors of the economy. In this exclusive interview with African Leadership Magazine UK, the High Commissioner, Catriona Laing, talks about the UK government’s commitment to supporting Nigeria to achieve major milestones in key sectors of the economy. Excerpts: You have worked in Africa for some time now. Can you share your experience with us and your journey thus far before your posting to Nigeria? What’s been the journey for you as a female leader and a female diplomat so far? To start with Nigeria as my destination. I’ve been here three years, and I’m the first female British High Commissioner to Nigeria. Nigeria is one of our most important missions in Africa. And I’m one of the most senior British diplomats stationed on the continent, which underscores the…

The Way To Attending To Africa’s Challenges Is Through Problem Solving – Professor Phakeng

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a renowned mathematician. She holds a PhD in mathematics education from the University of Witwatersrand. She is a highly regarded B1 NR-rated scientist with over, 80 research papers and five edited volumes published. She has been invited to deliver over 40 keynote plenary talks at international conferences, and also as a visiting professor at universities around the world.

Positives of the Pandemic – More People May Reconsider Their Health Insurance Needs

Ms. Karuaihe-Martin has over 28 years experience in the financial sector after having worked in various financial institutions that include PWC (Partner/Director within the Strategic Advisory, Risk and Corporate Governance) Tax Leader), with the past 7 years in the Insurance industry. She has extensive experience and expertise in Insurance, Reinsurance, Taxation, Internal Audit, Accounting and Finance, Business Strategy, Project Management, Valuations, Advisory Consulting, Risk, Control and Fraud and Corporate Governance.