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Four women feeding Africa

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Mayor gives 16 virgin women scholarship for their chastity

Mayor gives 16 virgin women scholarship for their chastity

A South African mayor has awarded college scholarships to 16 young women for remaining virgins to encourage others to be “pure and focus on...


Two women suicide bombers kill at least 10

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Nigerian forces free 241 women, children

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BRICS women rise up

Despite recent wobbles in the BRICS economies, most economists agree that the majority of world economic growth in the coming years will come from...


Cherie Blair helps women in Africa

Cherie Blair is fusing lessons learned from a decade at Downing Street and her working class upbringing to provide a voice to millions of...


Women, children running low on food, water in CAR camp

CNN's Nima Elbagir reports from Central African Republic, then speaks with Christiane...


Egypt overturns sentences of 14 jailed women jailed

A group of 14 women jailed for protests in support of Egypt's ousted president will soon be free, after an Alexandria court revised their...


Don’t restrict (Muslim) women

Frida Ghitis: Sudanese Amira Hamed is on trial for refusing to cover her hair and faces flogging if convicted. She is one of a...


Acid thrown on two British women in Zanzibar

Two British women were injured in an acid attack carried out by two men on a motorcycle on the east African island of Zanzibar,...


Mentoring African women

CNN's Robyn Curnow meets Managing Director and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, Bola...


Africa’s ‘dead women walking’

It's practically unheard of in the United States and most Western countries. But it's a terrible occurrence in a culture where a woman's status...


In fight against CANCER, ASA Women USA hold Walk for Hope on June 1

In fight against CANCER, ASA Women USA hold Walk for Hope on June 1

In fight against CANCER, ASA Women USA hold Walk for Hope on June 1 Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, and CLASSmagazine, Houston.          ...


Darfur’s stylish women

When Pedro Matos arrived in conflict-ridden Darfur in 2009 to work as a humanitarian worker, the last thing he expected to encounter was dapper...


EASTER 2013: Pope Francis washes, kisses feet of women, Muslims in unprecedented Easter ceremony and gesture

EASTER 2013: Pope Francis washes, kisses feet of women, Muslims in unprecedented Easter ceremony and gesture “We need to go out… to the outskirts...


WOMEN BISHOPS rejected in latest Church of England vote; criticisms follow

WOMEN BISHOPS rejected in latest Church of England vote; criticisms follow

The votes were 44 for and two against in the house of bishops, 148 for and 45 against in the house of clergy, and...


Ida Odinga: Women’s champion

It's often proclaimed that "behind a strong man there is a strong woman" -- and in the case of Kenya's prime minister and his...


Why Egypt’s women need voice

The one thing that Egyptians know for certain is that their next president is not a woman. That is because there are no female...


Namibia’s iconic red women

For years, an ancient tribe of semi-nomadic herders known as the Himba has drawn photographers to Namibia's barren...


Women in post-Mubarak Egypt

CNN's Hala Gorani reports that since the revolution in Egypt, some say the plight of women has...