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NCWS Advocates Political Positions For Women In Future Election

NCWS Advocates Political Positions For Women In Future Election

 The National Council for Women Society, the umbrella body for all women association in Nigeria on Friday advocated for political positions of vice president, deputy governors and vice chairman of local government to women in future elections. The president of the society, Gloria Laraba Shoda, made the call during the Nigerian Women Political Stakeholders Summit […]

Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme Dies In London Hospital

Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme Dies In London Hospital

Second Republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, is dead.The elder statesman’s death was disclosed in a statement issued by the Ekwueme family of Oko, in Anambra State. The statement was reportedly released in the early hours of Monday. The statement, signed by the former vice president’s brother, and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, […]

The Myths That Foster Sexual Abuse – Angelina Jolie

The Myths That Foster Sexual Abuse – Angelina Jolie

Superstar Angelina Jolie is also Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She gave a keynote speech on sexual violence in Vancouver Wednesday at the UN Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial Summit. Huffpost Canada got an exclusive first look at excerpts from her speech. Your Excellencies, Ministers, ladies and gentlemen, it is an honour to be […]

Three Feared Dead, Many Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

Three Feared Dead, Many Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

At least three people were dead, on Thursday morning, at the Abattoir area of Agege, in the outskirts of Lagos State when a train derailed. Several person were seriously injured while many vehicles and other property worth several millions were destroyed. Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, who confirmed the incident said that the train […]

Girls In Tanzania Fleeing Deadly Genital Mutilation

Girls In Tanzania Fleeing Deadly Genital Mutilation

TANZANIA girls are increasingly fleeing their homes and seeking refuge in safe houses amid the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM). Officials confirmed some safe houses were accommodating girls beyond their carrying capacities ahead of the peaking of the rite in December. Every high season, many girls die due to heavy loss of blood or […]

Female Presidential Candidate Rocks Western Rural District

Female Presidential Candidate Rocks Western Rural District

Residents of Kalitown community in outskirt of Freetown over the weekend met with the sole female presidential candidate of the Unity Party, Madam Femi Claudius-Cole, and pledged their support to her ahead of the 2018 elections. Speaking to the mammoth gathering, Madam Claudius-Cole expressed delight at the warm reception from the community, as she underlined […]

Pres. Sirleaf Urges African Women To Expand Gains In Gender Leadership Parity

Pres. Sirleaf Urges African Women To Expand Gains In Gender Leadership Parity

 President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on women in Africa to continue to take bold steps, imbue themselves with determination and self- confidence if they are to consolidate and expand the gains made in various spheres of leadership. According to a dispatch from Accra, the Liberian leader sounded the clarion call when she delivered special […]

The Kiosk With Madame K – He Is A Dead Meat

The Kiosk With Madame K – He Is A Dead Meat

You are welcome to the kiosk  and I hope you will learn, you will share and you will be very alert about what goes on around you. Let us continue Joju’s story. So, we were dazed when she narrated the bizarre situation to us. How can a human being be this monstrous if he isn’t […]

Africa Must Engage Its Women In Decision Making Process

Africa Must Engage Its Women In Decision Making Process

An African Union Gender and Development Initiative for Africa (GADIA), under the auspices of Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been launched in Accra. The Flagship program, which is structured around two Pillars “Developing Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Private sector and Increasing Women’s Political Participation is an agenda of the Government of Ghana […]

To Be Single, Joyful And Proud

To Be Single, Joyful And Proud

“Why are you still single?” Have you ever been asked questions like this by well-intentioned family and friends, or by concerned neighbors and coworkers? The questions take on all kinds of forms: “Are you dating someone?” or “When are you going to find a husband?” The questions sometimes become even more intrusive: “What do you want to […]