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INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

The Women Empowerment Programme Synergy Scheme (WEPSS) of INTELS Nigeria Limited, has attracted no fewer than 700 women from the target communities. A corporate social responsibility initiative of INTELS, WEPSS was established in 2013, with the vision of empowering 5,000 community women over a 20-year period through training in fashion design and tailoring. To date, […]

Rant Of The Day – Don’t Be Publicly Stupid

Rant Of The Day – Don’t Be Publicly Stupid

Hello Readers,  Welcome to the rant column.  I will be ranting about what I have found very common and very annoying too. If it weren’t annoying, I wouldn’t rant about it anyway. So, some peeps have a way of ”crossing the line”.  It is fine to check on people, like people but don’t get too […]

Neutrals Are Great But Try These Colours

Neutrals Are Great But Try These Colours

When it comes to colours, eight out of ten times people like to play safe. Colours like black, grey, white, brown and many other neutrals are the everyday go-to’s. This is because these colours go with virtually any other colour. It saves one ample time when trying to match outfits because everything you have goes […]

Linguistic Diversity And Multilingualism Count For Sustainable Development

Linguistic Diversity And Multilingualism Count For Sustainable Development

Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet. Yet, due to globalization processes, they are increasingly under threat, or disappearing altogether. When languages fade, so does the world’s rich tapestry of cultural diversity. Opportunities, traditions, memory, unique modes of thinking and expression […]

SEWODA To Provide Skills Training For Women In Liberia

SEWODA To Provide Skills Training For Women In Liberia

The national coordinator of the Southeastern Women Development Association (SEWODA) of Harper City, Maryland County, Helena Torh Turo, says her organization will work along with local partners and others to transform women of the region through skills development to make them more productive in their families and country. She told reporters that her organization, with […]

Peace March Marks Start International Women’s Day Activities In Cameroon

Peace March Marks Start International Women’s Day Activities In Cameroon

Cameroonians have been called upon to commit themselves and act together to fight against all forms of discrimination and violence faced by women and girls in the society. This was the principal message from the Minister of Women’s Empowerment and the Family, Marie Therese Abena Ondoa née Obama, as she launched activities to mark the […]

police Nab Masterminds Of Benue Killings

police Nab Masterminds Of Benue Killings

BARELY 51 days after Fulani herdsmen invaded Guma and Logo council areas of Benue State, killing 73 people mostly women and children in the process, the police have arrested principal suspects in the unpredictable mayhem. The four principal suspects, according to Vanguard source, were arrested in Tunga town of Nasarawa State between 16 and 19 […]

The Role of Women In Zimbabwean Art

The Role of Women In Zimbabwean Art

The servitude of African women in colonial times barred them from practising art in public spaces. The intellectual, social and cultural space of African women in formerly colonised nations had been restricted and socially reduced in importance to the backroom of contemporary art and thinking. Against all odds women have stood the test of times […]

World Social Justice Day – Migrant Workers On The Move

World Social Justice Day – Migrant Workers On The Move

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or […]

Workers On The Move: The Quest For Social Justice

Workers On The Move: The Quest For Social Justice

The International Labour Organization unanimously adopted the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization on 10 June 2008. This is the third major statement of principles and policies adopted by the International Labour Conference since the ILO’s Constitution of 1919. It builds on the Philadelphia Declaration of 1944 and the Declaration on Fundamental […]