CENTRAL AFRICA

  • Deepening The Participation And Representation Of Women In Politics In Africa

    The value of initiatives around engendering the political landscape is significantly enhanced if these initiatives are widely communicated and if they are monitored, reported on, and evaluated regularly. August is known as “Women’s Month” in honour of the August 9, 1956 march by women to the Union Building to...
  • #ICYMI: Ghana’s Leila Djansi Made The List Of Top Female Directors Of Colour In The United States

    Ghanaian filmmaker, Leila Djansi has been listed amongst the top female directors of colour by BlackcinemaDB, the Online Database of African-American Films & Documentaries. The list puts her in the company of Angela Basset, Regina King, Naomi Kawase and more. Based in Los Angeles, BlackCinemadb.com is an online movie database and entertainment...
  • Congolese Author Sandra Uwiringiyimana Writes To Keep The African Spirit Alive

    Sandra Uwiringiyimana is a 22-year-old author, activist and speaker from the Democratic Republic o f the Congo. As co-founder of the Jimbere Fund, an organization that aims to revitalize distressed communities in the DRC, she helps people in need in vulnerable areas and fights against poverty. Uwiringiyimana’s memoir, How Dare...
  • Exploring The Need Of Pan-Africanism

    Modern day Pan-Africanism, for the most part, has been synonymous with afrocentrism, and it’s been taking the West, especially the U.S. and U.K., by storm. From Wizkid’s “Closer” featuring rapper Drake rising through the charts, to people of every background donning African-print clothing and accessories as the latest fashion...
  • Tears of a Chilld Bride: The Fistula Story of Misha

    Fighting Fistula is a task many individuals, non-profits, healthcare professionals and even governments are involved in. At WoSA, we are no exception. We present to you an illustrated book series, titled, Shackled By Tradition.… Shackled By Tradition is a body of 3 illustrated books, each chronicling the life trajectory...
  • From the Depths of Chaos: The Fistula Story of Talatu

    Fighting Fistula is a task many individuals, non-profits, healthcare professionals and even governments are involved in. At WoSA, we are no exception. We present to you an illustrated book series, titled, Shackled By Tradition.… Shackled By Tradition is a body of 3 illustrated books, each chronicling the life trajectory...