Kenya’s Chief Justice Martha Koome, who made her career protecting dissidents and last year’s court thwarted constitutional reforms sought by the president who selected her, is no pushover in a nation formerly infamous for political involvement in the judiciary.
According to six-year research, neonatal mortality rates continue to be high despite attempts to lower fatalities among children under five. Additionally, it was discovered that 42 percent of fatalities took place in sub-Saharan Africa, with infections being the main factor in these fatalities.
Despite having more professional confidence, Black and South Asian women take at least two months longer than their white counterparts to land their first job after finishing school.
West African chef Fatmata wins the €100,000 prize – an award for chefs around the world who are utilizing their talent and creativity to create positive change – for empowering African women and their communities and exploring the diaspora of West African cuisine.
Marine stakeholders and companies have expressed concern over an apparent gender imbalance on reconstituted boards of parastatals in the transport and maritime industries.
By Tanya Maswaure
Starting on the 15th of May 2022, the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour launched in Durban, South Africa. This particular one was unique from its predecessors; not only was it on the African Soil for the first time, but it was the first time children were involved in the deliberations. The children and youth present at the event spoke extensively about their own experiences with child labour in their countries and what their peers experience. They all represented millions of children in and out of child labour. Amongst these young activists, a few stood out, with significant positions in youth organisations, national podcasts, and major strides in their work against child labour.