I was the only female reporter in my city – Somali Journalist

Maryan Seylac is a journalist from Somalia. She was one of the first female reporters from her city, Baidoa, and set up an organisation that seeks to encourage and support women journalists in the country. She has told the BBC her story, discussing the challenges that women face in one of the world’s most dangerous […]

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Akwa Ibom throws journalist in jail for taking photos

A female journalist in Akwa Ibom state, South-south Nigeria, has been jailed for taking photos of task force officials who raided a city spot. The spot is said to be notorious for illegal street-trading. The journalist, Mary Ekere, has  spent two nights in the prison as the journalists’ union in the state battleto secure her […]

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Woman ‘kills’ lover for not funding daughter’s one-year Birthday Party

Homicide detectives have arrested a 23-year-old woman Stella Peter for allegedly stabbing her live-in lover to death for  refusing to finance their daughter’s one-year birthday party. The incident occurred Tuesday morning at 2, Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere where they have lived for three years. It was gathered that Peter, a native of Kogi State, had an […]

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Housewife kills 3-day-old baby in Niger

Harela Uba, the housewife arrested for killing a three-day old baby Police in Niger have arrested a 22-year-old housewife, Harela Uba, of Shakodna village, Shiroro Local Government Area of the State for allegedly killing a three-day-old baby boy in the area. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Alhaji Adamu Usman, disclosed this in Minna […]

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Strange killing of women: Police warn hotel owners, arrest 2 in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has again warned hotel owners in the state against operating without installing CCTV Cameras, proper documentation of guests and profiling of staffers. The command also discouraged the running of what they described as “Short Time” services for desperate reasons. State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Danduara came up with these following the spate […]

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Kevin Hart’s Sex Tape Partner Sues for $60 Million

The Woman in Kevin Hart‘s 2017 sex tape wants $60M from the star! Kevin Hart is having a BAD month 😖 According to TMZ he just got hit with a lawsuit by the woman in the sex tape that JT Jackson was arrested for trying to extort Kev with. Montia Sabbag claims Kev conspired with his boy […]

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US Open – Serena Williams loses to 19 year-old Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu, a 19-year-old rising star from Canada, defeated Williams 6-3, 7-5 to win the 2019 U.S. Open women’s singles tournament, becoming the first teenager to capture a major since Maria Sharapova won here in 2006. It was a not-so-close-match which turned thrillingly competitive late. Showing a champion’s heart, Williams rallied from a 1-5 second […]

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How to avoid those nasty razor bumps when shaving your legs

Shaving your legs can be a long and grueling process for most women. Between ingrown hairs, razor rash and stubble that grows back in two minutes, the road to smooth skin can be a (razor)bumpy one. Hair removal is something nobody really teaches you how to do, perhaps in part due to how self explanatory […]

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Bangladeshi women no longer required to say whether they are virgins on marriage certificate

Women in Bangladesh are no longer required to declare if they are virgins on marriage registration forms, the country’s top court has ruled. In the Muslim-majority country, a bride had to state if they were divorced, a widow or “kumari”, a Bengali word meaning “virgin”, on their marriage deed, or “Kabinnama”.  The high court ordered that “virgin” […]

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Police parades woman for killing 8-year-old girl

The Kano State Police Command has paraded the woman who kidnapped and killed an 8-year-old girl, Aisha Sani, at Tudun-Wada, Nassarawa LGA of the state. Recall that Aisha was declared missing three weeks ago, and two weeks later, her corpse was discovered in a well at Gandun Albasa Quarters in the Kano Municipal Local Government […]

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Women societies join FG in fight against nudity

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) are to jointly embark steps to sensitise the youth against nudity. Both Councils met at the headquarters of NCAC in Abuja with a common resolve aimed at redirecting the drift to moral decadence especially among young women which they […]

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Black market petrol seller burnt to death

A 20-year old woman, identified as Mary Agada, who sells petrol in small gallons, has been burnt to death, following sudden explosion. The incident happened at Igbogor Community in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State. Different accounts were given as to how the fire exploded. Some eyewitnesses said it was caused by […]

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Fatima Dangote Welcomes Baby Girl in USA

The daughter of Africa’s richest man has just given birth, she tied knot with Jamil Abubakar, a pilot in March 2018. Report claims she officially became a mother having welcomed her daughter in America. Having fulfilled all of her desires, the woman can now settle down to embracing motherhood.

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Iran must free women detained over veil protests: UN experts

A group of UN human rights experts on Friday called for the immediate release of three Iranian women given long jail terms for protesting laws compelling women to wear veils. The trio were charged after a video posted online showed them handing out flowers on Tehran’s metro on March 8, International Women’s Day, according to […]

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Lady Rewarded With “Brown Envelope” For Twerking For Uganda Vice President

Three days ago, Uganda Vice President Edward Ssekandi got more entertainment than he expected during a public function. This is after singer Phina Masanyalaze took to the stage with a seductive dance during the International Youth Day celebrations in Jinja. In a footage of her performance, the singer is seen shaking her waist a few […]

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Met Police officer investigated after ‘having sex’ on Big Brother Naija

A Met Police officer is being investigated after appearing on Nigeria’s Big Brother despite being refused permission by bosses. Khafi Kareem, once a ‘poster girl’ for the promotion of female and black staff, is a contestant on the overseas version of the reality show. Ms Kareem, 29, was pictured alongside Commissioner Cressida Dick as the Met celebrated […]

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Man falls from tree, crushes his nursing daughter to death

A 21-year-old woman trying to save the father who was falling from a tree was crushed to death in Umuomaku community, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Monday. While the father’s condition could not be ascertained as of the time of this report, the deceased, Chinwendu Ike, who was nursing a three-month-old […]

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Cossy Discharged From Hospital, Now On Crutches

According to Cossy, who spent three weeks in the hospital before she was discharged, she had a panic attack while handling the cat, she fell and had her foot twisted backwards. “I had a panic attack while handling my cat so I fell and my foot got twisted backwards,” she told TS Weekend. “I had an x-ray […]

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Kenyan MP Sent Out of Parliament For Bringing Her Five-Month-Old Baby

Morning proceedings of the Kenya’s parliament on Wednesday were temporarily brought to a standstill after a legislator entered the chambers with her five-month-old baby. Christopher Omulele, who was serving as the speaker, ordered Kwale Woman Representative Zuleika Hassan to withdraw from the chamber saying it is not the right place to take care of her […]

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