Kenya’s women fight back

Kenya’s women fight back

Female activists and politicians in Kenya say misogyny and violence against women are an all-too familiar aspect of political campaign periods “They threw raw eggs at me as they abused me, saying I am a woman and therefore not fit to be their leader. At a shopping...

Women farmers join agricultural value chains

Women farmers join agricultural value chains

Women are the backbone of agricultural and rural economies in Africa, yet are often deprived of the means to become self-sufficient If Africa is to feed itself, and if land rights are to be applied universally, the advancement of African women farmers is a fundamental...

Challenges and gaps, but many gains

Challenges and gaps, but many gains

The African Union’ s Maputo Protocol provides member states with a comprehensive policy framework for ensuring women’ s rights across the continent In 2003, the African Union adopted the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of...

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Africa’s women in full flight

African women are world leaders when it comes to taking top jobs in the aviation industry In December 2017, a Boeing 777 made African history when it flew five hours from Addis Ababa to Lagos, Nigeria with an all-female crew. Captain Amsale Gualu piloted the plane,...

Kenya’s women fight back

Female activists and politicians in Kenya say misogyny and violence against women are an all-too familiar aspect of political campaign periods “They threw raw eggs at me as they abused me, saying I am a woman and therefore not fit to be their leader. At a shopping...

Women farmers join agricultural value chains

Women are the backbone of agricultural and rural economies in Africa, yet are often deprived of the means to become self-sufficient If Africa is to feed itself, and if land rights are to be applied universally, the advancement of African women farmers is a fundamental...

Challenges and gaps, but many gains

The African Union’ s Maputo Protocol provides member states with a comprehensive policy framework for ensuring women’ s rights across the continent In 2003, the African Union adopted the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of...

Welcome to the digital edition of Africa in Fact, the journal of Good Governance Africa.

Africa in Fact is available as a print publication or online and enjoys a diverse readership that includes politicians, the media, diplomats, business people and academics.

The aim of the publication is to support the work of decision makers in a range of sectors in understanding and measuring governance across the African continent in the 21st century.

Contributors include leading writers and analysts – all experts in their field – from across Africa and further afield.

We trust you will find our articles informative and useful.

Africa’s women in full flight

African women are world leaders when it comes to taking top jobs in the aviation industry In December 2017, a Boeing 777 made African history when...

Africa in Fact: Issue 44