Africa Business World 

Women in Innovation: Unleashing opportunities to change the world

– Advertisement – The global Covid-19 pandemic saw the exponential growth of many innovative solutions, especially in Africa. According to the Rose Review 2022 report, more women than ever are starting new businesses. Over 140,000 all-female-founded companies were created last year, and this figure is growing by over a third each year1. South Africa moved up two places on the… Read More
Africa Ghana West Africa World 

30 outstanding women in media to receive Africa Media Honours

– – 30 outstanding African women are to receive Africa Media Honours for their impact in various fields of media communication across the continent. The Africa Media Honours is an event that Outstanding Women excelling and making a great impact in Media Communications in Africa. The 2021 edition of the The Africa Media Honours is focusing on “Progressive Portrayal”. In… Read More
Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana: Over 25 women murdered by abusive partners

– – The Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) has said that more than 25 women have been killed by abusive partners in homes, hotels and farms between January and August this year. The group said the women are either stabbed, poisoned, shot, strangled, clubbed, or battered to death. In a statement to demand an immediate action from government, NETRIGHT… Read More
Africa World 

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) condition in women

– – Health experts describe Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a problem with hormones that affects women during their childbearing years, usually between the ages 15 to 44. As high as 26.7 percent of women in this age group experience PCOS, according Health Line. Not many women know they have PCOS with majority of women with the condition not even… Read More
Africa World 

Opinion: International Women’s Day is a day of mourning for Africa

– – International Women’s Day should celebrate the fruits of decades of activism. But on a continent where those who stand accused of sexual abuse often get rewarded rather than punished, what is there to be proud of? The theme for the 2021 International Women’s Day celebrations is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” —… Read More
Africa World 

Women share what it’s like to experience multiple orgasms

– – If you’re one of the few women who can pull off multiple orgasms like they’re NBD, congrats! For the rest of us, multiple orgasms continue to be one of those ~holy grail sex myths~. We’re pretty sure they exist, but it’d be a lot easier to get on board if we’d ever experienced one ourselves. If you’re looking… Read More
Africa World 

Women watch porn, too — but why?

– – Women do not usually watch porn. Or do they? According to recent surveys by popular porn websites such as PornHub and xHamster, nearly one-third of the porn-viewing audience is made up of women, and that share is increasing. First, let’s go a little into the science of the matter. The neurons that cause humans to become aroused by… Read More
Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana’s campaign to get men to check for breast cancer

The month of October is widely referred to as the Pink month, dedicated to creating awareness about breast cancer. Across countries screening and treatment of the disease do take place but in Ghana this year, focus is being placed on men getting out and testing for the cancer of the breast. In the capital, Accra, dozens of women gather at… Read More
Africa Europe Ivory Coast West Africa World 

Surge in trafficking of Ivorian women, girls to Europe

The International Organization for Migration has said that a high number of women and girls from Ivory Coast are being trafficked to Northern Africa and Europe. In a note to mark European Anti-Trafficking Day the IOM said there was an emerging trend of a rise in the number of women and girls crossing the Mediterranean. It said some of the… Read More
Africa Featured Nigeria West Africa World 

Nigeria: Suspected serial killer kills whenever he “had the urge”

A serial killer in Nigeria has given a chilling account of how he kills young women in hotel rooms. This month there have been series of protests over the wave of killings in hotel rooms in some states. Hundreds of women in Nigeria demanded action over the killing of many young women with victims often strangled to death. One of… Read More