Four young girls lost their lives recently after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia. They had a lot in common. All four were almost the same age - between 10 and 11 years old. Everyone lived within a 200-mile radius.
Red Lands Roses in Kenya produces some of the boldest shades of roses, from a glossy red to a bright yellow and even a vivid pink. Every single bundle of flowers is carefully prepared for export to several countries, with China being one of their biggest markets.
Can a woman who is running for office in a patriarchy not describe herself as a feminist? This is the question many are asking after Nigerian presidential candidate, Eunice Atuejide, tweeted that she does not like feminism.