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Roshni Nadar Malhotra

Roshni Nadar Malhotra

Asia’s Youngest Philanthropist talks to Philanthropy Impact about her family business and the task of taking over the family foundation. Roshni Nadar Malhotra is CEO of HCL Corporation, a $6.5 billion leading technology and healthcare and enterprise) and a trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation. Founded in 1994 by her father, the foundation focuses on […]

Tanzania: Larger Health Warning On Cigarette Packs In The Offing

Tanzania: Larger Health Warning On Cigarette Packs In The Offing

Cigarette manufacturers will be required to implement rules on printing larger health warnings on cigarette and other tobacco packs effective September this year in line with the Tobacco Products Regulations 2014. The Tobacco Products Regulations 2014 are in fulfillment of Tanzania’s obligations under the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) aimed at reducing […]

Commencement Of Ogoni Cleanup A Good Move By FG – ERA/FoEN

Commencement Of Ogoni Cleanup A Good Move By FG – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has commended the federal government for keeping to its promise of commencing the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Assessment on Ogoniland from today (June 2, 2016). President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the flag –off in […]

Using The Law To Deal With Spousal Abuse

Using The Law To Deal With Spousal Abuse

SPOUSAL abuse is not about to abate anytime soon. On the contrary, it is escalating. As a point of reference, the recent death of Ronke Shonde, a Lagos housewife, has captured the public imagination. The deceased was allegedly killed by her husband, Lekan Shonde, after a domestic scuffle over alleged infidelity and finances turned awry. […]

FADAMA Bank Targets Women, Youths For Empowerment – Coordinator

FADAMA Bank Targets Women, Youths For Empowerment – Coordinator

The Fadama lll Project Coordinator in Plateau, Mr Gideon Dandam, says that the main target of the Fadama Farmers Micro Finance Bank is to empower women and youths in the society. Dandam made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos on Monday. According to him, the bank aims […]

South Africa: Breaking the Silence Around Lecturers Who Are Sexually Harassed – By Students

South Africa: Breaking the Silence Around Lecturers Who Are Sexually Harassed – By Students

Sexual harassment is ubiquitous in higher education institutions around the world, and a large body of research suggests that women are its main victims. This is true for students and academics, who are experiencing sexual harassment from their superiors, their peers – and their students. It is this last category – what’s known as contrapower […]

Somalia Hopes For Better Future Despite Attacks

Somalia Hopes For Better Future Despite Attacks

The cool new rooftop pizza joint was buzzing with the hip kids snapping selfies and watching the sun set over Mogadishu when the deep crunch of an explosion made everyone jump. A thick and acrid plume of smoke drifted up from behind one of the nearby high buildings and the crowd started to realise it […]

Paris Floodwaters Set To Peak As More Rain Forecast

Paris Floodwaters Set To Peak As More Rain Forecast

Floodwaters in Paris are forecast to peak on Friday with the River Seine due to reach 6m (19ft) above its normal level. The world-famous Louvre and Orsay museums have been shut so staff can move priceless artworks to safety. Flooding across France and Germany has left at least 11 people dead and forced thousands from […]

More Oil Woes As Militants Blow Up Chevron’s Wells

More Oil Woes As Militants Blow Up Chevron’s Wells

WARRI — Nigeria’s oil production suffered another decline as the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, attacked Chevron’s facilities, yesterday. This came as leaders of besieged Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, and called on the Federal and Delta State governments, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, and other humanitarian organizations […]

Nigeria Risks Housing Crisis In Four Years – Buhari

Nigeria Risks Housing Crisis In Four Years – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared that the country might face a housing crisis in the next four years, but stressed that his government had earmarked N40bn to provide affordable homes for Nigerians in the 2016 budget in order to avert such a risk. According to Buhari, for Nigeria to adequately avert the pending housing […]