By Nchetachi Chukwuajah Insecurity in many parts of Nigeria has led to the displacement of families and the shutting down of schools. This has sent many girls out of school and to the streets, crushing their… Read More »Killed on the streets: Insecurity disempowering girls
The fight for climate justice: Women in Mathare slums are growing vegetables and fruits in old plastic containers, thereby reducing waste and boosting food security.
By Amira Sayed Cairo Have you ever thought that your wardrobe is piling pressure on our planet? Have you ever thought of the environmental cost of a single pair of jeans that you have? The… Read More »Egyptian female fashion designer at the heart of climate action
By Cynthia Wanchia Bamenda In most towns and cities in Cameroon, piles of scrap tyres are a common sight. These tyres are routinely dumped on the streets, abandoned in running streams, piled up in landfills… Read More »Cameroonian woman turns hazardous waste into furniture
By Annonciata Byukusenge Rwandan women around Nyungwe National Park are running activities that are aimed at curbing animal poaching. With 1,068 recorded plant species, 322 bird species, 75 known mammal species and 13 different primate species,… Read More »Inside Umurava, the brave Rwandan women tackling poaching
Lagos, Nigeria- The African Women in Media (AWiM), in partnership with the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), is set to roll out the African Environment Journalism Programme. The project is underpinned by the African Green… Read More »AWiM,UNEP launch Africa Environment Journalism Programme
We alert you about the offbeat stories on health, women and children that go beyond the mainstream media scope
Welcome to African Ringer by Janet Otieno-Prosper and Anne Kidmose. Janet is an award-winning journalist and ICFJ Fellow with over ten years in East African media. She is keen on health, women and children issues.… Read More »We alert you about the offbeat stories on health, women and children that go beyond the mainstream media scope