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East Londoners Protest In Support Of Rape Survivors

East Londoners Protest In Support Of Rape Survivors

On Women’s Day, about 40 female students marched from Fort Hare campus down Oxford Street to challenge attitudes to rape, and to encourage survivors to report the rapes committed against them. Dozens of people also participated in a march by the Anglican Women’s Fellowship to the city’s magistrates’ court. They handed over a memorandum asking […]

6 Die In Virginia Plane Crash

6 Die In Virginia Plane Crash

Six people died Friday when a small private aircraft crashed at Shannon Airport in Fredericksburg, Virginia, according to state police. The plane was attempting to land, but pulled back up at the end of the runway. “It attempted to abort the landing and take off again,” Sgt. F.L. Tyler of the Virginia State Police told […]

South Africa: The Cost of Sanitary Pads Should Be a Public Health Emergency

South Africa: The Cost of Sanitary Pads Should Be a Public Health Emergency

This week fact-checking ninjas, Africa Check revealed that it’s not actually seven million girls who miss school every month because of the inaccessibility of feminine hygiene products. And while the actual number of girls who miss school because the price of pads and tampons is fewer than 7 million, the price of pads and tampons […]

Joseph Schooling Beats Michael Phelps, Wins Singapore’s First Olympic Gold

Joseph Schooling Beats Michael Phelps, Wins Singapore’s First Olympic Gold

If there was a record for breaking records, Michael Phelps would doubtless don his goggles and cap to swim for it. But the “Baltimore Bullet” couldn’t add to his unparalleled 23 Olympic gold medals in the 100-meter butterfly Friday as he was beaten by outsider Joseph Schooling. Schooling became the first Singaporean athlete to win […]

Youths Doing Outstanding Things

Youths Doing Outstanding Things

In the celebrating the International day, a day to celebrate, motivate and help educate the youths across africa and around the world about their Roles in changing every sector of their countries. Youths are the future of tomorrow, it is not a cliche because we know that it is possible, no matter the circumstance of […]

Chinese Swimmer Tests Positive For Banned Substance In Rio

Chinese Swimmer Tests Positive For Banned Substance In Rio

A Chinese swimmer has failed a drugs test at the Rio Olympics, according to China’s state-run news agency Xinhua, citing the China Swimming Association (CSA). Chen Xinyi tested positive on August 7 for hydrochlorothiazide, a banned substance which acts as a diuretic. Chen’s case is being considered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) […]

South Africa: FIFA Coaching Course for Women Coaches

South Africa: FIFA Coaching Course for Women Coaches

Women’s Month will end with a bang with the hosting of an elite FIFA Coaching course for top SAFA qualified women coaches from the 28 August – 2 September 2016. This will be the second course of its kind to have ever been held in SA. The course will take place at the SAFA technical […]

Science and Technology Holds Women In Science Awards Ceremony

Science and Technology Holds Women In Science Awards Ceremony

Dr Mlambo-Ngcuka to deliver keynote address at Women in Science Awards gala dinner in Sandton As part of celebrating Women’s Month, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) will host the Women in Science Awards ceremony at the Hilton Hotel, in Sandton, on Thursday, 11 August 2016. Through these awards, the DST recognises and rewards […]

Thailand Rocked By Eleven Bombs In One Day

Thailand Rocked By Eleven Bombs In One Day

Five provinces in Thailand have been hit by eleven bombings in less than a day, authorities say. At least four people have been killed and about 34 injured. No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts — and it’s not clear if the bombings are connected. Thai police say there’s no evidence the attacks are […]

Tanzania: Leaders Urged to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Tanzania: Leaders Urged to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Local government authorities have been urged to work with human rights activists in a bid to end female genital mutilation in Mara Region. Village chairmen are in a better positioned to deal with the condemned traditional practice, participants at a one-day workshop organised by the Musoma Roman Catholic Diocese said on Wednesday. An activist from […]