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Nigeria’s first lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has launched the ‘Merck More than a Mother’ campaign to empower infertile women in Nigeria. The launch is in partnership with Senate Commission on…

Cloth has always had a very important social function in the Ashanti kingdom. The colours and type of fabric worn underscore events and indicate the ceremonial occasion, as well as differences in status and gender.

nomadamsterdam: Somali women in Djibouti City... | DYNAMIC AFRICA

nomadamsterdam: Somali women in Djibouti City...

My friend asked me how to balance honesty about the difficulties of fertility with sympathy for her friends who are infertile. Here are some ideas.

My friend asked me how to balance honesty about the difficulties of fertility with sympathy for her friends who are infertile.

Africa | Prince Galenga is the great grandson of King Shaka's cousin, Biyela, a great strategist in Shaka's campaigns.  Melmoth, South Africa | ©  Roger de La Harpe

Africa | Prince Galenga is the great grandson of King Shaka's cousin, Biyela, a great strategist in Shaka's campaigns. Melmoth, South Africa | © Roger de La Harpe

Jean-Marc Durou - Nigeria, Peule, or Fulani Bororo, with her diadem made of cowrie shells and beads.

Jean-Marc Durou - Nigeria, Peule, or Fulani Bororo, with her diadem made of cowrie shells and beads.

Africa | Mounted armed guards of the Emir of Katsina during festival of Sallah, Katsina, Nigeria. 1959. | © Eliot Elisofon.

Mounted armed guards of the Emir of Katsina during festival of Sallah, Katsina, Nigeria.

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