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Africa’s leading ladies

This is another one of those perhaps counter-intuitive and positive stories about Africa — presuming you see the increasing political power of women as positive. Most of us do.

The ONE Campaign cites a CNN series featuring some of Africa’s leading women politicians and activists. I cite the ONE blog’s summary because I think it’s better and more easily navigated than CNN’s. Both have this photo gallery of the top 8 ‘leading ladies’ of Africa.


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Tom Paulson

Tom Paulson is founder and lead journalist at Humanosphere. Prior to operating this online news site, he reported on science,  medicine, health policy, aid and development for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Contact him at tom[at] or follow him on Twitter @tompaulson.