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Rural Women Share Experiences In Farming, Governance

Rural Women Share Experiences In Farming, Governance

The women participated in a crash planting demonstration of cabbage A group of women Councilors from the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone have ended a two-day learning and exchange visit to their counterparts in Kabala, Koinadugu District, in the North of the country. The women from the East, mainly drawn from the women in governance […]

Girls’ Mentorship – The Game Changer

Girls’ Mentorship – The Game Changer

The Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework for capturing the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress over time. It does this by looking across four thematic dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity Educational Attainment Health and Survival Political Empowerment. It also provides country […]

Dear Fighter, You Have Come This Far

Dear Fighter, You Have Come This Far

Hey babe, There is so much you have done so far. You have come this far. You have cried, you have carried your shoes, buckled it and ran the race. You have changed the status-quo, you have carried yourself to places you never thought you could get to. When they came at you and said […]

Ultimate Guide to Your Best Year Ever

Ultimate Guide to Your Best Year Ever

Transforming into the person you want to be in 2019 is not difficult so long as you have the dedication, focus and correct tools at your disposal, Robbins says. But you should always remember to set your sights on something within reason. “Most people overestimate what they’re going to do in a year, and they […]

Women Are Good Industrialists – TAFOPA

Women Are Good Industrialists – TAFOPA

TANZANIA Food Processing Association (TAFOPA) has said women should not be left behind in implementing industrialisation agenda. The call was made at a time when over 20,000 women have been trained in various fields on food processing across the country thus cutting post-harvest loss. TAFOPA Chairperson Ms Suzy Simon said they are determined to help […]

NGO Launches Scholarship Scheme for 100 Disadvantaged Women In Liberia

NGO Launches Scholarship Scheme for 100 Disadvantaged Women In Liberia

 In an effort to empower disadvantaged women and girls in Liberia, a local Non-governmental organization, Sherah Young Women Initiative has launched a scholarship scheme for 100 of vulnerable girls and single mothers in Monrovia and its surroundings. Speaking to FrontPage Africa on Tuesday, December 18 in Monrovia, the Founder and Executive Director of the organization, […]

The Challenges Of Women In The East African Region

The Challenges Of Women In The East African Region

 The Aga Khan University (AKU) Medical College in collaboration with the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas) yesterday organised a two-day Symposium on “Women’s Health in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda ” in the city. The symposium, which brought together the research community, policymakers, civil society, […]

Cholera Cases Rise To 191 In Mt Darwin, Zimbabwe

Cholera Cases Rise To 191 In Mt Darwin, Zimbabwe

Cholera cases in Mount Darwin have risen to 191 while deaths have remained at three in the artisanal mining area of Mukaradzi. Speaking to The Herald yesterday, Mashonaland Central District medical officer Dr George Mapiye said cases being reported at the clinic were no longer serious. “As of today (yesterday) cholera cases recorded are 191 […]

Gender Ministry Creates Jobs For 92 Rural People In Namibia

Gender Ministry Creates Jobs For 92 Rural People In Namibia

 In the quest to create employment and create self-reliance, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare created jobs for 92 rural people, predominantly women, in Omusati and Oshikoto regions. The ministry donated equipment towards 44 income generating activities in the two regions to a tune of over N$900 000. Twenty-five (25) projects in Omusati […]

LOUD WHISPHERS: An Evening with ‘Baba’

LOUD WHISPHERS: An Evening with ‘Baba’

I have been on the road for the past two weeks. On November 4th I left Lagos for Mauritius to attend the triennial African Philanthropy Network conference. The conference brought together over 300 philanthropy practitioners and researchers from all over Africa and the rest of the world. As one of the founding members of the […]