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LOUD WHISPERS: The Colour Pink

LOUD WHISPERS: The Colour Pink

It probably all started with an innocent fondness of former US First Lady Maime Eisenhower for the colour pink. It was said she loved pink so much that she wore it at every opportunity, including a pink gown with 2,000 pink rhinestones for her husband’s inauguration, and he in turn sent her pink flowers every […]

World Book and Copyright Day: The Book, The Missing Girls And The Change Agenda

World Book and Copyright Day: The Book, The Missing Girls And The Change Agenda

Today, April 23rd, is designated World Book and Copyright Day by the United Nations. On this day, two years ago, Port Harcourt, Nigeria became UNESCO World Book Capital City (WBCC). The WBCC title is a ‘symbolic nomination to a city in recognition of its efforts in promoting books and reading’. The city holds this title […]

Honeybols Foundation Empowers 500 Women

Honeybols Foundation Empowers 500 Women

In a bid to eradicate poverty and increase standard of living, Honeybols Foundation recently empowered over 500 widows and gave university scholarship to 10 students at its fourth edition of ‘giving hands arena’ in Lagos. Speaking at the event, The Founder, Christ The Ever Present Ministry, Dr. Elishama Ideh, urged Nigerians to develop the habit […]

Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Patrons of the Borno State chapter of the Nigerian League of Women Voters have charged the league to, as a matter of priority, fight for the fulfillment of all electioneering campaign promises by politicians to women and children in the state. They also charged the league to, in spite of the predicaments the persistent security […]

Nigeria Announces Plan To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-of-School Children

Nigeria Announces Plan To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-of-School Children

The Nigerian government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The governments said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million children yearly in the next five years. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said this during the unveiling of “Education […]

The Story Corner : #OnitshaFire

The Story Corner : #OnitshaFire

If you have been on the streets of social media, you would have seen this story. This is not an interesting story at all, this is a sad event.  A very terrible fire incident happened at Ochanja Market in Onitsha, it was reported that a fuel tanker exploded there and everywhere went on fire. The […]

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Scores of women and girls around Msundwe, M’bwatalika and Mpingu Trading Centres in Lilongwe have reported being sexually abused by the Malawi Police officers, Nyasa Times has learned. The NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) has also said it is deeply disheartened by allegations of rape, defilement and torture of innocent women and girls in the […]

Teenage Pregnancies Holding Back Progress Of Rural Women

Teenage Pregnancies Holding Back Progress Of Rural Women

As Rwanda joined the rest of the world to mark the International Day of Rural Women, on Tuesday, civil society organisations pointed out that teenage pregnancy and mistreatment of teenage mothers were still threats to the development of rural women. At the celebrations held at Byeza Cell, Muhazi Sector in Rwamagana District, rights groups called […]

Convicted Rapist Nicholas Ninow Puts Blame On Drugs

Convicted Rapist Nicholas Ninow Puts Blame On Drugs

Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow, while testifying in mitigation of his sentence, shirked responsibility for his actions, arguing that if he had been sober he would have never have raped a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in 2018. Ninow took the stand in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on […]

Take Key Steps For Women’s Rights – President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

Take Key Steps For Women’s Rights – President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

 Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani should prioritize women’s rights during his administration, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the new president. In particular, he should take steps to reduce the high incidence of gender-based violence and ensure that victims have access to justice. After extensive research on the ground in 2018 and […]

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