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Pain and Scars: Bukky Shonibare Reveals How She Wrestled With Poverty, Sexual Abuse

Bukky Shonibare is giving the African girl-child an identity

Bukky Shonibare, once described by PEP NAIJA as the uncommon pathfinder giving the African girl child an identity, is a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow and one of Quartz Africa’s 30 innovators of 2017. As a teenager, Bukky suffered from sexual abuse, tasted poverty in its entirety, struggled to go to school. But a few years down the line, she has moved ...

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Bukky Shonibare, the Uncommon Pathfinder Who is Giving the African Girl Child An Identity

Bukky Shonibare, the uncommon pathfinder

Bukky Shonibare is the Founder, Girl Child Africa, an organization that is “focused on promoting girls’ access to quality education in critically affected rural communities across Africa where girls’ education is empirically proven to be hugely challenged.” She is also the CEO, SheTV, an online TV platform that is focused on girls and women. It is due for launching on October ...

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Lydia and Joy, Two of the Freed Chibok Girls Meet President Trump

Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, two of the Chibok girls meet President Trump

President Donlad Trump hosted two Chibok school girls at the White House on Wednesday. The girls — Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu — who escaped from Boko Haram in 2014, after the famous Chibok abduction, met the president in the company of his daughter, Ivanka Trump. They graduated from Canyonville Christian Academy in Oregon in February 2017. The girls, who are being ...

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BREAKING: How 21 Missing Chibok Girls Were Freed

The Nigerian government has given an insight into the negotiations that led to the release of 21 Chibok school girls, Premium Times reports. A confirmation the girls had been freed came Thursday morning. The girls –nearly 300 – were abducted by the extremist sect Boko Haram on April 14, 2014, from a secondary school in Chibok. Some 50 of the ...

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