The NEW AFRICAN WOMAN, founded and Edited by Zambian-born journalist reGina Jane Jere, offers intelligent, meaningful and inspirational coverage in areas that embrace and celebrate the African (read Black) woman’s diverse accomplishments and aspirations in all spheres.

The award-winning bi-monthly magazine is the only women’s publication covering the entire African continent and its Diaspora. It provides in-depth coverage on a diverse range of issues that truly speak to and resonate with the African/Black woman worldwide.

Following its launch in 2009, the magazine has become a popular must-read and is the only pan-African women’s magazine distributed in the 54 countries in the continent offering diverse, inspirational content from politics,  entrepreneurship, women’s rights and empowerment, parenting, beauty, fashion ,culture, health and much more.

To inspire rather than impose; To expertly advise rather than dictate; To tastefully portray our diverse beauty, rather than cheapen it!


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reGina Jane Jere – Editor

Regina Jane Jere is a Zambian-born London based journalist and the Editor of the New African Woman magazine. The mother of two  is a former Deputy Editor of our sister publication – New African, a post she held for 13 years  including 2 years as Acting editor. She is  also and former Zambian correspondent for Agence France Press and worked as Africa Researcher at Index on Censorship. She is a prolific writer on a wide range of issues: from politics to women’s rights and socio-economic ills; beauty and fashion to media freedom and free speech. Her work has been published in many publications and books including The Mission: Journalism, Ethics and the World, published by the Iowa State University. Her special interest though, pivots on the empowerment of women and she believes education and health, particularly of the girl-child is the cornerstone to this. She loves to read and write and is as fanatical about the new information technology and the social media, as she is with Pilates.


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