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Anti-Trafficking Agency Sacks Six Staff For Demanding Sex, Bribes From Suspects

Anti-Trafficking Agency Sacks Six Staff For Demanding Sex, Bribes From Suspects

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says it has sacked six of its officers for corruption and official misconduct. NAPTIP’s head of press and public relations unit, Stella Nezan, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Mrs Nezan explained that the offences committed by the officers included arranging […]

Unsafe Abortions Kill Women Daily

Unsafe Abortions Kill Women Daily

Kenya is in the grip of a national health crisis as millions of shillings are spent reducing complications from unsafe abortions. A study by the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) between 2012 and 2016 found that Kenya used more than Sh500 million tackling unsafe abortion cases. The […]

The Power Of Saying ”I Am Not Okay”

The Power Of Saying ”I Am Not Okay”

We live in an age of image projection. Instagram gets over 95 million posts per day. You can find hundreds of thousands of pictures of engagement rings, new puppies, exotic dinners or washboard abs at any given moment. Even LinkedIn is probably sending you dozens of notifications each month reminding you to congratulate your high school acquaintances on their job-iversaries. It’s […]

AW Specials : True Speak Network For Aspiring Broadcasters Created By Ify Onyegbule

AW Specials : True Speak Network For Aspiring Broadcasters Created By Ify Onyegbule

Broadcasting is serious business, for those who want to aspire to be broadcasters, the nitty gritty of the business must be known and adhered to. Unlike the wishy-washy terrain that some so-called broadcasters are working on which has made the field look unprofessional, without depth. The game is changing as some veteran broadcasters are engaging […]

First Ladies First Campaign By Taylor Jaye Moves To Namibia

First Ladies First Campaign By Taylor Jaye Moves To Namibia

The First Ladies First party (#FLFParty), a brainchild of South-African based Namibian rapper, Taylor Jaye, is headed to her home country after being hosted with a stellar line-up during August, women’s month in South Africa. Featuring an all-star female line-up of Shekinah, Nadia Nakai, Moonchild and Taylor Jaye herself, the #FLFParty is an initiative dedicated […]

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 […]