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Solar mammas light up villages

Solar mammas light up villages

NOHAD ELTAYEB, BIRD STORY AGENCY DEEP in the Nuba Mountains, in the often-troubled South Kordofan region, a cohort of rural women is building an “oasis of empowerment”. The group comprises mothers and grandmothers; many of them lacking formal education. They're led by a woman trained to install solar capacity. The women are known locally as "Solar Mamas" and Muna Mursal Kuku is one of them. “I am a proud mother of seven, one of them a martyr, may God rest his soul. All of my children haven’t completed education past secondary school. Only one of them went to university, but…
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To empower Africa, first empower women – AU Chair

To empower Africa, first empower women – AU Chair

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER BY giving women the tools to become financially secure and independent, Africa would be investing in a society in which their rights to dignity, security and financial empowerment is secured, says African Union chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa, who is also the president of South Africa, made the call for the empowerment of women and their inclusion in the burgeoning digital economy. He made the remarks at the high-level virtual panel of G7 Partnership for African Women’s Financial Inclusion.  “We must enable women to take advantage of technological advances to start their own businesses, to trade and to…
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