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One out of Eighteen! The sad tale of gender disparities in Africa’s political space

One out of Eighteen! The sad tale of gender disparities in Africa’s political space

By Imali Ngusale On Wednesday this week, the curtains closed on Africa’s largest political campaigns when the Independent Nigeria Electoral Commission declared Bola Ahmed Tinubu, 70-year-old male as Nigeria’s new President-Elect. However, with the announcement, the continent continued with its dismal display of disdain for gender parity on matters political governance. Tinubu, a male, takes

COP27: New initiative to support women as equal players in Climate

Championing women as equal partners and players in implementing climate action, the COP27 Presidency launched the African Women’s Climate Adaptive Priorities (AWCAP) initiative to ramp up the inclusion of women for a climate-resilient future. The initiative will focus on strengthening women’s participation in environmental governance, and leverage opportunities within the just transition to the green

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