African women have made inroads in the legal sector, where top positions are still largely dominated by men. We’re talking about powerful female lawyers who fight for justice in courtrooms across the continent, fiercely advocate for the rights of women and children, and through their work, saved the lives of [...]
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With so much of today’s news from Africa focusing on revolution, civil war, pirates, famine, and refugees, my parents were relatively relieved to learn that my summer destination this year was to be Botswana, a small country of two million inhabitants.
As hundreds and thousands of us made our slow journey back home after a busy summer of frolic and fun, it brings a sense of closure to one season and a start of another. In the U.S., the sign that summer is over is the last barbeque on Labor Day weekend and the final dip in the back yard pool before the weather turns colder. Children return to school, and workers to their offices, eagerly anticipating Thanksgiving in November. As we take advantage of the last rays of long days hiking in the hills, we begin to scan the trees to see if the colors on the leaves have begun to change.
AIDS activist Tamara Banda of Malawi and businessman Miguil Hasan-Farah of Djibouti were there. Journalist Aminata Kane-Kone, who champions women’s rights in the Ivory Coast, was there, as was Tumie Ramsden of Botswana, host of the radio show, “The Real Enchilada.”
Rumit Mehta, recently returned from safari in four African countries, shares his extraordinary experiences with Africa.com. This is the fifth in a five part series being released this week (complete with photos!) detailing his travels in Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana.