Category: Politics

Egypt: An Egyptian Woman Who Dared – the Nawal El Saadawi I Knew

Throughout the Middle East and beyond, the name Nawal El Saadawi is not one that can be received with indifference. During her lifetime and even after her passing on 21 March 2021, the Egyptian author, physician and activist evokes intense feelings that range from love and respect to hatred and...

BREAKING| FG, AU-ECOSOCC, DUROMI flag off domestication/implementation of new decade 2020-2030 of African Women’s Financial and Economic Inclusion

A nominee became an award winning Ambassador, a worthy one and all Womanity won it for Humanity. We are glad. The journey to achieving success is laid with challenges that must be strategically worked watering every path with deliberate action plan. O sons and daughters of Africa Flesh of the...

REMEMBERING IMO’S DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT

March 3, 2021 marked exactly one year that the Supreme Court declined to re-examine and correct herself in the case of Uzodimma vs Ihedioha/SC.1462/2019. While Hope Uzodimma flexes in the euphoria of a controversial mandate; the Supreme Court jurists are held captive by the conscience of their hearts, Imo is...

ANAMBRA 2021: Combating Violence Against Women

In celebrating the International women’s month, WIPF in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung organized a discussion on violence against women in elections. The discussion strategically took place in Awka, Anambra State on March 3rd because of the forthcoming governorship election in November,2021. In her opening remarks, Ebere Ifendu, President of...

Presidential Election 2021 in Benin Set Partisan Politic Aside to Ban Primary Misogyny and Neandertalian Sexism from the Debate

If you are a keen observer of Beninese politics in these tumultuous times of pre-electoral turmoil, you have surely already seen the recent video of the interview with Dakpè Sossou. Eminent member of Parliament in Benin under the colors of the Progressive Union Party (supporting the actions of the government...

Uganda: Why I Fled Kampala – Stella Nyanzi

Ugandan political activist Stella Nyanzi has exclusively told Nairobi News she was forced to escape into Kenya after her partner was abducted by President Yoweri Museveni's regime. Nyanzi and her three children are currently in Nairobi in search of political asylum. She claims to have been politically persecuted by authorities...