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Perspectives Human Rights

The Africa African Women Want

All Africa. On the occasion of the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Kigali discussing new strategies to ensure Africa’s progress, UN Women Executive Director, Southafrican politician Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, wrote a powerful OpEd for the Rwandan New Times. Its title: Women’s Role in the Next 50 Years – the Africa We Want. more

Perspectives Human Rights

Nigeria’s Stolen Girls. Alexis Okeowo Spoke To One Who Could Escape

Nigeria. More girls abducted in Nigeria! Alexis Okeowo is a young female political journalist based in Lagos / Nigeria, reporting about the conflicts on the continent. Last week she talked to witnesses of the abduction of 276 school girls in Chibok by the Boko Haram terrorists: A girl who escaped, her father, other members of families of kidnapped girls. Read her report on The NewYorker, one of the best published about the Abduction so far. We have added an indepth interview with Alexis on the Foreign Policy Interruptor Blog. You can checkout the latest news from Nigeria here too. more

Inspiration Human Rights

Richard Branson’s Message to The Ugandan And Other African Governments

Ugandan MPs have passed a law making homosexuality punishable by life imprisonment. The law also means people who do not report gay people can be sent to prison. Richard Branson, Nelson Mandela supporter, philanthropist and entrepreneur (Virgin) has a special message, because "... business leaders have more freedom to make controversial comments than politicians, and it is important to stimulate debate and challenge injustices – even if it hurts your business." more