Is Africa Rising With Its Women?

By Ritah Namwiza For sometime now, Africa has been branded a continent on the rise.. In 2015, the World Bank reported that six of the world’s fastest growing economies were in Africa— Ethiopia, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Mozambique and Tanzania. Additionally, the continent is enjoying relative peace albeit with sporadic terror activity and civil strife as seen in Somalia, South Sudan and...

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APPLY: The World Healthcare Student Symposium 2017 (Fully Funded)

The World Healthcare Students Symposium (WHSS) is the world’s biggest student conference, a biennial global multidisciplinary  summit that brings together healthcare students and healthcare professionals under one roof to learn, discuss and draw inspiration from eminent speakers, policy makers and renowned global health leaders through scientific, educational and cultural programs of this five-day long event WORT...

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Borrowed: How to Win Workplace Equality? Invest in Neighborhoods Where Women Need It Most

Women make up nearly half of the workforce, yet old-fashioned policies keep them unequal partners. To remedy this, we must first ensure basic opportunities—like making sure girls can get to school. Angela Glover Blackwell posted Jul 01, 2016 Shelia Williams, a single mother of five in Memphis, Tennessee, was putting herself through college when the city cut bus routes within the low-income, primari...

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How Becky Ndegwa stumbled upon her successful traditional blanket business

Becky Ndegwa stumbled upon what would become her business, Indigo6, during a cold and rainy afternoon at her home in Athi River, on the outskirts of Kenya’s capital Nairobi. While trying to shield herself from the cold, Ndegwa found that the Maasai shuka (a traditional garment worn by the Maasai tribe in Kenya) wasn’t warm enough. So she complemented it with a normal fleece blanket. [caption id="" align="alignle...

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Changing Your Life Begins With How You Choose To Think

A new year often brings renewed aspiration. Back at the office, hallway talks are full of introspection and hope. Then enters the reality of office politics, the obtrusive corruption and the political climate ,and the notion of keeping one’s resolution begins to be contested.   As cynical minds dominate the conversations, the optimists begin to doubt the resolve of personal ambitions. Pretty soon the feeling cult...

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