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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Haben Girma

Haben Girma- Harvard Law’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate and her Passion for Advocacy

For Haben Girma, life is golden and full of amazing opportunities and possibilities. Eventhough she doesn’t get to see the sunrise or hear the chirping...
Momodou Inkeh Bah

Momodou “Inkeh” Bah is Gambia’s Youngest Elected Person and an Advocate for the Less Privileged.

On #ImpactThursday we discuss an unlikely personality; A Politician. Momodou “Inkeh” Bah was born in Sintet Village in the west coast region of the Gambia...
Fatima Jibrell

Fatima Jibrell is a Champion of the Earth & Creator of the World’s...

Fatima Jama Jibrell was born in 1947 in Somalia. Due to the struggles of her mother, Ms. Jibrell was able to attend school. Her...
Aruna Kallon

Aruna Kallon; Crusader for Human Rights, Judicial Accountability, And Good Governance

On #ImpactThursday we are inspired by Aruna Kallon; crusader for human rights, judicial accountability, and good governance. Enjoy. Aruna Kallon was born in southeastern Sierra Leone...
Itoro Eze-Anaba

Why Mrs Itoro Eze-Anaba founded the The Mirabel Centre: Nigeria’s first Sexual Assault Reform...

Its #ImpactThursday!!! In 2000, Mrs Itoro, a Legal Practitioner, travelled across Nigeria, lobbying to get her bill, the Domestic Violence Bill (DVB), passed into law. In...
Zainab Bangura

Zainab Bangura: Champion of Human Rights & First Sierra Leonean Woman to Run for...

Zainab Hawa Bangura was born in 1959 to a family of limited means in the small town of Yonibana in Sierra Leone’s Northern Province....
Sickle Cell SAMI

The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) Commemorates the World Sickle Cell Day

To celebrate the ‘World Sickle Cell Day’ in Nigeria, please join Funke Akindele, Yinka Davies, Desmond Elliot, Tosyn Bucknor, 9ice, ID Cabasa, Bash, SACO...

Senator at 30: Kenya’s Naisula Lesuuda is Breaking Boundaries and Advocating for the Girl-Child

At 25, in 2010, Naisula Lesuuda made history in Kenya as the youngest female citizen to earn the Presidential Order of the Grand Warrior...
Leymah Roberta Gbowee

Leymah Roberta Gbowee- She Saw, Conquered and Brought Hope to Liberia.

They are strong, yet very soft; patient, beautiful and explicitly phenomenal. When the going gets tough, you can be sure they will find a...
Betty Makoni

Betty Makoni- Once a Victim, Now a Voice for the Sexually Abused.

How much faith can a woman have, when all she remembers of her past is wars, rumours of war, violence, pain, fear, abuse and...
Rainatou Sow

Rainatou Sow – Making Every African Woman Count

“I guess people have come to realise that there is more to Africa than starving people, raped women, war, child soldier,… whatever the reason,...
Stephanie Nyombayire

Stephanie Nyombayire.……..More Than a Survivor.

Pain! ………..can either make us cry, confused, vent in anger, want to lose hope and give up on life Or it can make us see things differently,...

Josephat Torner; ‘Albino,’ Able and Proud!

A teacher or was it a wise man once opined that the greatest threat to humanity is…no, not natural disasters and incurable diseases; its...

Anganile Mwakyanjala: Telling the story of an African Child through the Lens of a...

Witches? Wizards? Spells? Halloween? Yoga? Meditation? Have you ever been as exasperated as a helplessly trapped bush rat when most of the entertainment available...