Impact of Financial Inclusion of women in Africa’s Economic Development: The Nigerian Perspective

Abstract This study examines the impact of financial inclusion in Africa’s economic development: The Nigerian perspective. Purposive and convenience sampling techniques were used to select 1000 women in Nigeria. Participants were interviewed and were requested to complete a simple questionnaire. The data obtained were analyzed using percentages and simple regression. The findings showed that financial […]


AWC mourns with Morocco over deadly earthquake

The African Women Conference, AWC, has sent its condolences to King Mohammed VI and people of Morocco over the deadly earthquake of magnitude 6.8 that struck central Morocco, killing at least 1,000 people and causing severe damage in several areas. Last Friday, residents rushed into the streets when the quake struck at 23:11 local time […]

Preparing the Next Generation for Nation-Building: Assessing Readiness, Capacities, and Challenges of Youth in Shaping the Future

Introduction As the world continues to evolve in the 21st century, the role of youth in shaping the future of nations has become increasingly vital. The torchbearers of progress and innovation, the youth of today are poised to drive the wheels of change in the years to come. Preparing them for the responsibility of nation-building […]

Women’s Mental Health and Africa’s Economic Development

Abstract  The correlation between mental health and economic development is vital.  The SME sector is the driving force of the African economy.  Research conducted with women entrepreneurs in 2021 indicates that one in five women have reported experiencing mental health disorders compared to one in eight men (London Business School Entrepreneurship Community, 2021).  Multiple challenges […]

Accessing Funding – Grants, Donor Institutions, and Sponsorship for Future African Women Entrepreneurship

Abstract This paper details the practical ways African women entrepreneurs access funding and support, underpinned by data that demonstrate the high ROI and success rates of women-led enterprises. It highlights the role of private-sector collaboration, international partnerships, and community engagement. The text outlines how governments, businesses, and donors need to work together by examining venture […]

Unlocking African Women’s Digital Potentials: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward

Abstract The paper investigates how African women’s digital potential could be unlocked. The study was prompted on the ground that many African women, especially those from underprivileged backgrounds and members of indigenous and racial minorities, are still cut off from the benefits world’s growing digital interconnectedness. Utilizing available documentary evidence and cases drawn from other […]