Mabel Dove Danquah

Encyclopaedia Africana M November 21, 2020 MABEL DOVE DANQUAH

Also known variously as Marjorie Mensah, Dama Damas, Ebun Alakija and Akosua Dzatsu, Dove would continue to breach the fixed and rigid boundaries of what was expected of women.

Encyclopaedia Africana F October 31, 2020 FUNMILAYO RANSOME KUTI

British rulers of Nigeria had hoped that Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti could be an emblem of their “benevolent imperialism”. Instead she numbered among their most feared opponents—and was popularly known as the “Lioness of Lisabi”

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