Viva to the African woman

“This is a man’s world, but it would be nothing, without a woman.” sang James Brown.

How true! This is a message that is so relevant today as we observe the month of August, the 30 days dedicated to the emancipation of women of Africa. This is the time set aside to recognise women of all walks of life, and remember and honour their contribution towards economic growth, democracy, development, peace and being the backbone of our livelihood.

It is befitting to do so, simply because women are the backbone of our families, societies and the nation. Many have single-handedly brought up and nurtured rulers of today – kings, queens, presidents, lawyers, engineers, doctors, and sports stars just to mention a few.

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Let the law take its course

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