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Nomzamo: A Tribute to Winnie Nomzamo Madizikela Mandela

Nomzamo: A Tribute to Winnie Nomzamo Madizikela Mandela

The first time I saw Winnie Nomzamo Madizikela-Mandela in person was at the 1995 UN Women’s conference in Beijing, China. She attended the NGO Forum in Huairou, and even though there were scores of sessions running simultaneously with event organisers competing for the attention of thousands of delegates, it was no surprise that the sessions […]

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 […]

Queen Elizabeth II Names Successor

Queen Elizabeth II Names Successor

For 91 years, the Queen of England never actually named her successor leading to fears that she might die before this was made possible. That’s no longer the case as she has finally endorsed her son, Prince Charles as her successor when she dies. Queen Elizabeth issued a request to the Commonwealth Heads of Government […]

Association Of Female Lawyers Of Liberia (AFELL) Mediates Over 500 Cases

Association Of Female Lawyers Of Liberia (AFELL)  Mediates Over 500 Cases

The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) said it has resolved 545 cases through mediation. The Association’s president Attorney Vivian D. Neal made the disclosure over the weekend in Bentol City, Montserrado County, at the start of a two-day retreat and mediation training of female lawyers, indicating that they achieved success in covering the […]

Police Recover Stolen Mace Under The Bridge

Police Recover Stolen Mace Under The Bridge

The Nigeria Police has announced that the stolen mace from the Nigerian Senate has been recovered.  The Deputy Public Relations Officer, SP Aremu Adeniran, revealed that following an intensive search coordinated by the IGP Monitoring Unit of the Force, a patriotic passerby saw the Mace under the flyover before the City Gate and alerted the […]

Over 50 000 Women To Be Empowered To Cope With Adverse Effects Of Climate Change In Malawi

Over 50 000 Women To Be Empowered To Cope With Adverse Effects Of Climate Change In Malawi

 Over 50 000 women farmers from six districts of the country stand to be equipped with skills to help them withstand adverse effects of climate change once the five year US$ 13.3 million Gender Climate and Agriculture Support Programme (GCCASP) under NEPAD Agency rolls into operation. The GCCASP is a project designed six years ago […]

Genet Gives Out 30 Bicycles To Assist Girl Child Protection In Dowa

Genet Gives Out 30 Bicycles To Assist Girl Child Protection In Dowa

 Girls Empowerment Network (GENET) has donated 30 bicycles to child protection groups in Traditional Authority Kayembe in Dowa district to assist in its ongoing girl child protection programs. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency Mana on Friday after giving out the support at Kayembe Primary school, GENET Programs Officer, Twambilile Kayuni said […]

US Urges Nigeria To Change Tactics Against Boko Haram

US Urges Nigeria To Change Tactics Against Boko Haram

Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram jihadists need a change of mindset to overcome an evolving guerrilla threat, US military officials said this week on the sidelines of an African security summit. Boko Haram’s tactics — from improvised explosive devices to hiding within the local population — necessitate a shift away from conventional strategies, said Lt. […]

Trio of Strong Women Now At The Helm of Nelson Mandela University

Trio of Strong Women Now At The Helm of Nelson Mandela University

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) on Tuesday celebrated the inauguration of Professor Sibongile Muthwa as vice-chancellor and Dr Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi as chancellor. They join NMU chair of council, former ambassador Nozipho January-Bardill. “I am honoured to form part of this trio of women,” said Fraser-Moleketi at the ceremony. She said NMU was the only university to […]

Rant Of The Day – We Hate Good Things

Rant Of The Day – We Hate Good Things

Hello Readers,  Welcome to the rant column.  If there is anything as Mentally sick individuals, I think some Nigerians are victims of that illness. You may wonder why? Of course, I will explain to you. I have seen people oppose growth, social development and I wonder why they go about life that way? Why would […]

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