Ghana – Susan Ofori Atta, The First Female…

Women reportedly make up only 28% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and so when they choose and excel in these fields, there is a need for them to be celebrated. Susan Ofori…

Kenya – First Lady Lucy Muthoni Kibaki

Lucy Muthoni Kibaki  born January 13, 1936 and died 26 April 2016  was the wife of former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and was First Lady of Kenya from 2002 to 2013. Lucy Muthoni was born in 1936. Her parents were Rev.…

Kenya – Judge Martha Koome Becomes First Woman…

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Court of Appeal Judge Martha Koome as the East African country's first woman chief justice and head of the judiciary. The announcement was made Wednesday in a special Gazette Notice…

Sports – Morocco to Host Africa Women Cup…

The 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations, officially known as the Total Women's Africa Cup of Nations, will be the 12th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations (14th edition if tournaments without hosts are included), the biennial…

Cameroon – Vera Songwe Executive Secretary of the…

Vera Songwe is an economist and banking executive from Cameroon who has worked for the World Bank since 1998, and in 2015 became Western and Central Africa's regional director for the International Finance Corporation. She is the first woman to head the…

Cameroon – Charlotte Dipanda is an Afropop singer

Charlotte Dipanda   is an Afropop singer from Cameroon, who plays mostly acoustic music. Her lyrics are in French, her native language Bakaka, and in Douala. Dipanda made her first record with guitar player Jeannot Hens. It was released in 2002. She was…