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Women Honour Fezekile Ntsukela In South Africa

Women Honour Fezekile Ntsukela  In South Africa

Women honour the life and legacy of Khwezi, who passed away in 2016 and took back her name as Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, after a challenging life of struggle, resistance, a love for travel and the rejection of the country of her birth. And 13 years after the rape trial, women insist on telling her story […]

Somali Girls Die During FGM Procedures – NGOs, Activists, Call On The Government

Somali Girls Die During FGM Procedures – NGOs, Activists, Call On The Government

Save the Children calls upon the government of Somalia, civil society and other community actors to take immediate action to scale up efforts to protect children, particularly girls, against all forms of violence and harmful traditional practices, including Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). The call comes after a series of confirmed reports of deaths of young […]

Zimbabwe Declares War Against Cholera

Zimbabwe Declares War Against Cholera

Government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to come up with a lasting solution to the cholera outbreak in Harare and other parts of the country. The committee is chaired by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister July Moyo. Other members of the committee are ministers Obadiah Moyo (Health and Child Care), Mthuli […]

Jennifer Lewis And Other Actresses Stand Against Sexual Violence And Injustice At The Emmy

Jennifer Lewis And Other Actresses Stand Against Sexual Violence And Injustice At The Emmy

On Monday night, the 2018 Emmy Awards gave stars a chance to talk about all things television. It also gave some celebrities a platform to get political. “Black-ish” star Jenifer Lewis made waves by showing up in a red-and-black Nike sweatshirt with a bedazzled swoosh in support of Colin Kaepernick. “I am wearing Nike to applaud […]

NEMA Declares Flooding As National Disaster In Four States

NEMA Declares Flooding As National Disaster In Four States

The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has declared the flooding in four states as national disasters. The affected states are Kogi, Niger, Delta and Anambra. The agency has also placed eight other states on its watch list. Addressing journalists yesterday, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, said 33 camps had […]

Zainab Ahmed Resumes As Supervising Finance Of Nigeria

Zainab Ahmed Resumes As Supervising Finance Of Nigeria

The supervising Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Monday assumed duty, vowing to work towards greater economic stability of Nigeria. Mrs Ahmed was named on Friday as the successor to Kemi Adeosun, who was forced to resign after she was found to have used a forged National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate to secure […]

Director Glenn Weiss Proposes To Girlfriend Jan Svendsen At 2018 Emmy Awards

Director Glenn Weiss Proposes To Girlfriend Jan Svendsen At 2018 Emmy Awards

 We can’t stop crying at the surprise proposal that went down at the 2018 Emmy Awards. After winning Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special for directing this year’s Oscar telecast, Glenn Weiss offered the most emotional speech of the night. First, he mentioned that his mother had died just two weeks beforehand, saying he was heartbroken […]

Women Are Fined Sh2,200 For Giving Birth At Home

Women Are Fined Sh2,200 For Giving Birth At Home

Women in a Tanzanian village have made startling revelation of how a government health facility has been fining women who deliver their babies at home. According to the women from Mapanda village in Iringa Province in Tanzania, the health facility imposes a fine of Tsh50,000 (Sh2,200) on mothers who delivered at home when they eventually […]

Civil Society In Seychelles To Open First Crisis Shelter for Women

Civil Society In Seychelles To Open First Crisis Shelter for Women

Civil society in Seychelles will open the first crisis shelter for abused women in the island nation in November. The facility is funded by the European Union and is an initiative of the Citizens Engagement Platform of Seychelles (CEPS), which groups together not for profit organisations. The chief executive of CEPS – Michel Pierre – […]

Chiwenga, Majome Win Prestigious African Awards

Chiwenga, Majome Win Prestigious African Awards

UNITED Kingdom based Zimbabwean and female football agent Ellen Chiwenga has been named the Best African Woman making a difference in Sports Category at the Africa Virtuous Women Awards (AVWA) 2018. Chiwenga is a full-time football agent holding FIFA and FA licences, a football Brand Ambassador for the Pakistan based FC Karachi, a member of […]