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Peju Alatise is the 2017 winner of the FNB Art Prize and will exhibit at the Joburg Art Fair in September 2017.

Nigerian artist wins prestigious South African art prize

Peju Alatise is the 2017 winner of the FNB Art Prize. The Nigerian mixed-medium artist explores strong African narratives with a focus on the...
Acclaimed science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor creates new African character for Marvel Comics.

Meet Ngozi, Marvel Comics’ first truly African superhero

The US comic book publisher and creator of some of the most popular superheroes, Marvel, has unveiled its newest project: a Nigerian female superhero...
Outspoken women in journalism and media have shaped the history of South Africa

Three female pioneers of South African journalism

Ruth First, Noni Jabavu and Joyce Sikhakhane-Rankin are just three examples of groundbreaking female writer-activists who made a difference in apartheid South Africa. These...
An app developed by Kenyan schoolgirls that addresses female health issues has got the attention of Google.

Kenyan schoolgirls create female health app for Google

Five Kenyan teenagers, aged 15 to 17, have been selected to take part in the Google Technovation software development competition. Their innovative app design...
Community leaders, emergency workers and volunteers who helped save a community

Meet the women who fought the Knysna fires

In June this year, devastating fires laid waste to the Western Cape, particularly in the towns of Knysna and neighbouring Plettenberg Bay, where homes...
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South Africa’s women in politics

The role of South African women in politics has increased since the end of apartheid through policy changes and organisations set up to enable women's rights. Data from United Nations Women has shown that the country is faring decently in enabling women to take an active role in government.

Q and A with few of South Africa’s influential women

18 August 2016 What do Nomzamo Mbatha, Bonang Matheba, Kass Naidoo, and Farah Fortune have in common? Besides being in the limelight, they are successful...

Video: Must watch Tedx Talks of inspiring South African women

Melissa Javan Amo Ngoepe Amo Ngoepe learned the true meaning of the African proverb – "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want...

Three women tell of their triumph

Giving up is not an option for Siphiwe Mazoro, a single mother from Zimbabwe. August in South Africa is Women's Month. It is a time...

It is time for parity in unpaid housework

Women's Month is under way in South Africa, making it an apt time to examine progress women have made in gaining equality, as well...

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