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  • THE AFRICAN FEMALE REALITY: COMMONALITIES AND DIVERGENCES
    by Esther Kamaara To give justice to the African female reality would mean intricately picking out attributes and attitudes of the 690 million females who experience girlhood and womanhood in Africa. Their reality (mine included) is complex. It is influenced by a plethora of things such as the circumstances of their conception, the environment they […]
  • LIVING IN AFRICA AND OUTLOOK INTO THE FUTURE
    by Yetunde Oyebolaji AbiodunLagos, Nigeria Africa, is a developing continent. It has numerous countries considered to be “third world” due to their poor economic conditions. In my opinion, the poor economic conditions are a result of limited economic diversification, entrenched corruption and disjointed African union. A lack of unity between the African countries compounds on […]
  • African gender brainteaser or why African women always seem to be smarter than their male counterparts
    I’ve been blessed to see quite a number of countries and places on the African continent. Being in contact with so many different cultures and being able to learn from it is a blessing in itself. And getting a deeper insight in the incredibly diverse richness of African cultures, histories, and social interactions, which can […]
  • Disrupting the status quo: Science edition
    By Nonkululeko Radebe To whom does science belong? It has proven to be quite a challenge to write a comprehensive essay about dismantling or disrupting the status quo in science. I suppose to tackle the issue one has to possess some knowledge about the existing state of affairs in science. Firstly, what does a scientist […]
  • Prof. Risikat Dauda chair for gender and urban environment session at 29th IAFFE Annual Conference
    Prof. Risikat Dauda, member of the FALCONESS team, will chair a session on Gender and Urban Environments, and her team will present a paper on environmental exposures and maternal mortality in Africa during the 29th Annual Conference of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) held in Quito. The presentation will be held on June […]