How Grandma’s Suggestion Brought Happiness To A Frustrated School Pupil

In a small apartment in Sana’a, the capital city of Yemen lives an eight-year-old boy, Khalid, with his parents and two younger siblings. His...

Mauritania: 49-Year-Old Woman Refuses To Marry Off Daughter

A 49-year-old mother of two, Lemeima mint El Hadrami, has said, "I refused to marry off my daughter for a simple, good reason: I...

Husband Pulls Out A Gun At Wife For Trying To Stop Him From Excessive...

In tears, Lara* has recalled how her husband pulled out a real gun and pointed it at her when she tried to stop him...

In Commerce, Returnee African Migrants Are Making Giant Strides

In Ethiopia, Fuad Faris, a returnee migrant is the proud owner of a small kiosk. He was among 122 returnees who benefited from reintegration assistance...

Deghati: Photography Allows Returnee African Migrants To Gain Self-confidence

The internationally acclaimed news photographer, Reza Deghati, is busy sharing his expertise, and his enthusiasm, with migrants returning to their African homeland after hard...

Things you need to know about Muhammad Nami, FIRS new head

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The Senior Special Assistant to the...

14-Year-Old Girl Says Stigma Attached To HIV Most Deadly

Chifundo Tindo was facing rejection when she began dating. Tindo lived with HIV for years before learning, at age 14, about her status. According to...

Mali: Pregnant Woman Treks 10 Kilometers From Home For Prenatal Check-Up

Data from Mali by the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) tend to show only 1.4 midwives for every 10,000 inhabitants.  According to the source, in...

The Ordeal Of A Transgender Sex Worker

Lila Milic is a transgender sex worker. Going by her testimony, she has endured more than her share of mistreatment. Yet, she does not...

Nigerian justice struggles with rising number of sex abuse cases

Recent figures are scarce but according to the United Nations, one in four women in the country experiences sexual abuse before they turn 18. Lagos...

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