Archives of Beauty and Pain: A Century of African Women in Photos

What started out as a personal dive into her own history turned into an amazing archive of African photography. Adopted as a child and of mixed race, Catherine McKinley, was always seeking answers about her identity. As part of her…

African Women at the Forefront of Sustainable Fashion

The African Development Bank’s Fashionomics Africa initiative has named a women-led Kenya shoe design house as the winner of its competition to support producers of sustainable fashion. Pine Kazi, which converts pineapple leaf and recycled rubber into fashionable footwear, won…

Women fund managers advised to apply for African Women Leadership fund membership

by Russel A Standard Bank Group alongside the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, (UNECA) are advising all women fund managers across the continent to send in applications for a membership slot in the African Women Leadership Fund initiative (AWLF).…