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SON Uncovers 3 Buildings Loaded With Expired Products

SON Uncovers 3 Buildings Loaded With Expired Products

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has uncovered three buildings filled with imported and repackaged expired goods such as cosmetics and household items.‎ When journalists visited the buildings in Lagos with the SON enforcement team, it was observed that the importer converted three buildings, into storage facilities for the products. The head, inspectorate and compliance, […]

British Airways Cancels flights As Global IT Outage Causes Chaos

British Airways Cancels flights As Global IT Outage Causes Chaos

British Airways canceled all its flights from London’s two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways. The failure, caused by a power supply problem, disrupted BA’s flight operations worldwide and also hit its call centers […]

MTN Gets N221m Waiver From Kano

MTN Gets N221m Waiver From Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State waived the permit fee of N221m for the deploy ment of fibre infrastructure in the state by MTN Nigeria, The PUNCH learnt on Sunday. Our correspondent gathered that officials of the Kano State Urban Planning and Development Authority had last week arrested some employees of Huawei Technology Company, working […]

Violence Erupts At APC Primary Election In Lagos, Ex-senator Manhandled

Violence Erupts At APC Primary Election In Lagos, Ex-senator Manhandled

Violence erupted midway into the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to elect chairmanship candidates for the July 22 council polls in Lagos State at the weekend, ending the event abruptly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that some aggrieved party supporters engaged one another in a free-for-all midway into the election, […]

Change Your Behaviour’ Malema Tells South African Men

Change Your Behaviour’ Malema Tells South African Men

EFF leader Julius Malema has challenged South African men who are against the hashtag #MenAreTrash to change their behaviour and start protecting women. Speaking at an Africa Day celebration concert in Joubert Park in Johannesburg on Thursday, Malema said the man accused of killing 22-year-old Karabo Mokoena had misrepresented South African men. He said instead […]

We Need A Royal Commission Into Violence And Abuse Of People With Disability

We Need A Royal Commission Into Violence And Abuse Of People With Disability

He received second-degree burns when he was dragged along the carpet by two staff members at his group home because he refused to go to his day placement activity. Mark’s family discovered the burns a few days later, but ,were never informed of the incident by the home. Sadly, this account of abuse isn’t an […]

Fantastic Ways To Grow Your Network This Week

Fantastic Ways To Grow Your Network This Week

Nowhere is the need for a strong and authentic network more apparent than in tech. With women outnumbered by men when it comes to starting companies and raising venture capital, the strength of your network can mean the difference between success and failure. But let’s face it, it takes time to prioritize network-building. Throw the […]

Ghana & Togo Partner To Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

Ghana & Togo Partner To Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

An Excisors Reconversion Seminar on the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place at at Pusiga in the Upper East Region. FGM, also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual of cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. The practice is found in Africa, […]

G7 Must Invest In The Health And Rights Of Girls and Women For Shared Prosperity

G7 Must Invest In The Health And Rights Of Girls and Women For Shared Prosperity

We cannot support women as workers or entrepreneurs if we do not first invest in their basic health, rights, and well being On one hand, it is encouraging to see women’s economic empowerment gaining prominence as a smart investment for countries. The issue has been featured at the World Economic Forum, and the G20 group of […]

Gauteng Speaks On Violence Against Women and Children

Gauteng Speaks On Violence Against Women and Children

Gauteng Premier David Makhura met with the senior management of the South African Police Services (SAPS), and the MEC for Community Safety Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on Wednesday 24 May 2017, to discuss a battle plan to deal with the high crime rate in the province as well as the recent scourge of violence against women and […]

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