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    The queer city: how to design more inclusive public space

    Most people might not usually think of public space as being gendered, but this is how scholars of the built environment increasingly talk about it...

    By Pippa Catterall and Ammar Azzouz 9 Jun 2021

    #AfricaMonth: The state of LGBT rights in Africa

    The socio-political and developmental health of a nation can be determined by the lived experiences of, and rights afforded to, the most marginalised...

    By Dr Claire Westman 21 May 2021

    Nigeria is making progress with financial inclusion: here's how

    In developing economies, many people are excluded in various ways from financial services.Including them is necessary for three main reasons...

    By Emmanuel Mogaji 20 May 2021

    New report unpacks pervasiveness of ageism, ableism in the workplace

    According to a new report from the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC), employers need to urgently tackle ageism at work...

    13 May 2021

    Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

    The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

    28 Apr 2021

    The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiative

    The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

    28 Apr 2021

    Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

    Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

    15 Apr 2021

    How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry

    In spite of past initiatives in many parts of the world to increase their participation in the construction industry at all levels, women remain a minority...

    By Richard Jimoh, Amina Nna Adamu, Luqman Oyekunle Oyewobi and Paul A. Bajere 12 Apr 2021

    Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025

    Target will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across its multi-category assortment and increase its spend with more Black-owned companies...

    8 Apr 2021

    Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures

    Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

    By John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

    Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in Africa

    How do corporations best articulate and act upon their brand purpose, as the interface between corporations and society? By solving the value-action gap, writes Kantar's Adeola Tejumola...

    By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 25 Mar 2021

    How Nigerian banks empower women through corporate social responsibility

    Businesses are part of societies and successful businesses can create an environment that benefits their customers, employees, communities and shareholders...

    By Emmanuel Mogaji 17 Mar 2021

    Diversity matters because diversity wins

    Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

    By Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

    Women inch towards equal legal rights despite Covid-19 risks, World Bank says

    Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to Covid-19, but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate burden...

    By Sonia Elks 25 Feb 2021



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