The African National Congress is keen to demonstrate its successes ahead of South African national elections in 2024.
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#NigeriaDecides2023: How old – or young – are the candidates? Where are the women? And who has a PhD? What the data shows
Nigeria’s electoral commission recently released data on the 2023 general election candidates. We took a closer look.
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Recently, bills to amend Nigeria’s constitution and improve the participation of women in society were rejected by legislators. We look at w...
Niger state’s health commissioner said women in the state on average give birth to 7.5 children.
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After a Nigerian senator warned of the shrinking space for women in parliament, a columnist made several claims that painted a dire picture.
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A draft action plan from the international health agency had many raising their eyebrows in surprise. It’s likely a case of muddled messagin...
Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, medical doctor and first lady of Lagos, wants the state to be healthier. But do her claims about the extent of poor nu...
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To encourage more acceptance of alternative approaches to health, an expert claimed that in Nigeria, six in 10 women delivered their babies ...
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa was wrong when he said 51% of women in the country had experienced partner violence. It's important ...