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Survivor of Cyclone Idai
The Africa Climate Week which has just ended concluding a five-day programme of events in Accra, Ghana brought together policy makers and change champions to deliberate among other things, on emerging opportunities accruing from national climate action plans.The major highlight of the meet was...
Business in Kibera slum
In a win for tax justice campaigners in ensuring transparency in bilateral tax treaties, a Double Tax Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) in existence between Kenya and Mauritius was voided and declared unconstitutional by a Kenyan Court on March 14, 2019. The ruling came after a long court battle between a...
Kilimanjaro farmers
When Lovelyn Nnenna, a rural small scale farmer from Nigeria set off, with dozens of others to hike Africa's tallest mountain, her mind was clear. She had all the intentions of making a point to the world that women land rights are achievable just as conquering the mountain. Earlier in 2012, a...
More support for small-scale farmers is needed to ensure the food security and livelihoods of women and young people across Africa. “ Food is about land. Without food there is insecurity. Without food you will bend low and your voice will not be heard. ” Ejim Lovelyn at CCDA7 Across Africa, people...
Tapping into the potential of artisanal and small-scale mining to improve the economic and social situation of women in Africa. The rapid growth of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in Africa has created new opportunities for women to earn a living. In Ghana, Malawi, Zambia, Burkina Faso and...
The Oxfam Pan Africa Programme takes pride in a new Sexual Offences Bill helping to protect women and girls in Somaliland. The Government of Somaliland has passed a Sexual Offences Bill, helping to protect women in the country from rape and sexual violence. The Oxfam Pan Africa Programme engaged...