The African story abounds with great women whose achievements are often reduced to prurient anecdotes Until lions have their own historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter. So, says the Igbo proverb, which became a rallying cry for a generation of post-colonial African historians. But what of the lionesses? Are their tales […]

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