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Communities Team Up Against Early Marriages

Communities Team Up Against Early Marriages

AT long last the multicultural communities of Mbuguni ward in Arusha region’s Arumeru have embraced the idea of waging war against early marriages and pregnancies. Speaking at huge World Vision organised festival at Mbuguni Primary School grounds here, stakeholders appreciated the importance of the campaign to root out the rot. Pupils from preschool to secondary […]

MAKING IT BETTER: An Open Letter to Above Whispers Community

Dear brother, sisters, (egbons, aburos), uncles, aunties and friends, I hope you will indulge me in my letter to you. I am feeling rather sentimental, prayerful, joyful, and full of grace and gratitude and want to share this with you. It has been almost a year and a half since Above Whispers was created by […]

How to Raise an Adult Who Remains Civil Even When They Disagree

How to Raise an Adult Who Remains Civil Even When They Disagree

Well, the last few months have been fun, right? No matter what side you’re on, I think we can all agree that the negativity, the arguing, the winds of change…they’ve been uncomfortable to say the least. Personally, the hardest part of it all has been seeing neighbors and friends act so horrendously toward one another. […]

Reasons You Should Join a Community of Professionals

Reasons You Should Join a Community of Professionals

Despite being touted as the new and best way to network, social media just cannot replace the advantages of a professional organization. And people are starting to realize it, too, because professional organizations (aka communities) have recently experienced a resurgence—58 percent of the under-40 population belong to one, according to Buzz Marketing Group’s June 2015 […]

Food and Agriculture Organization Supports Fisheries Department Of Gambia With Fishing Gears

Food and Agriculture Organization Supports Fisheries Department Of Gambia With Fishing Gears

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 28 December handed over fishing gears worth over GMD4.7m to 12 communities and the Fisheries Department at a brief ceremony held in Banjul. The Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources Pa Ousman Jarju who presided over the event received the donation on […]

The Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers

Niger Delta Avengers is the name of a new group of militants in the Niger Delta who claim to be different from the former agitators and militants who operated between 2006 and 2009, largely under the umbrella of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND). The title of this group may well […]