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Yaky Ink-spired: THE GENDER EQUITY BILL, THE GOOD AND THE BAD

Taking on the challenge to write on a relatively recent issue in the Senate, the shooting down of the Gender Equality Bill, I tried to get a fresh perspective on it. Several writers have already thrown rotten tomatoes at patriarchy and others yet have slung mud at our insensitive law ...

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Chimamanda Adichie And Wole Soyinka are “Africa’s Greatest Innovators in Arts & Sciences”

Go Nigeria! Nigerian author and self-proclaimed feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and writer, poet and playwright, Wole Soyinka have been named two of Africa’s Greatest Innovators in Arts and Sciences. National Geographic asked Professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates, Jr., the director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at ...

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Few heirs apparent to Mandela’s symbol of freedom

The passing of Nelson Mandela leaves a waning number of global figures representing freedom and resilience against oppression — and a changing world that makes it harder for anyone to approach Mandela’s iconic power. There are a few whose trials have made them symbols of freedom, including the former political ...

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