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Bimbola Oyesola

Bimbola Oyesola

last wrote for D+C/E+Z in spring of 2023 as a Lagos-based journalist.

All articles of Bimbola Oyesola

Role models

A powerful role model for African girls

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and the first African to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Private education

Why Nigerians have little faith in government-run schools

Disappointed in government-funded education, even poor parents increasingly opt for private schools

Personal experiences

Covid-19 impacts worldwide

D+C/E+Z contributors from very different countries share their personal experiences on the Corona pandemic

Climate crisis

Extreme heat endangers health

Nigeria is facing extreme heat – people have to adjust their lifestyle

Traditional health care

Escaping the curse of childlessness

Traditional approaches to overcoming infertility in Nigeria


Be fruitful and multiply

In Nigeria childless couples face ostracism – and women suffer in particular Webheadline: Infertility is a human -rights issue

Women’s empowerment

Double burden of household work and earning money

As in many developing countries, masses of women are slaving away in Nigeria’s informal sector


Africa’s Amazon

The Nigerian e-commerce platform Jumia has been making a difference in consumers’ lives for nine years

Urban infrastructure

Urban headaches

Lagos – a city of dreams and nightmares

Gender policies

The odds against women

Nigerian trade unions promote gender justice, though not with much bite

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