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Women’s Empowerment To Become Central In Government Policies

Women’s Empowerment To Become Central In Government Policies

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza say the issue of women’s empowerment will be central in government policies, regulatory reform and programmatic intervention. Addressing a virtual dialogue webinar with female farmers on Monday, Didiza acknowledged that South Africa has progressed in a number of areas to improve the position of women in […]

Sudan Peace Deal Signed Today By Government And Rebel Groups

Sudan Peace Deal Signed Today By Government And Rebel Groups

Today, Sudan’s Chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, and the Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok signed a comprehensive agreement with The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the western region of Darfur and the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile. The ceremony took place in Juba in the […]

Government Temporarily Closes Non-Essential Public Places for 90 Days

Government Temporarily Closes Non-Essential Public Places for 90 Days

Consistent with the powers vested in the Health Minister by Regulation No.6 of the Public Health (Dangerous Infectious Diseases) Protection Regulations 2020, the Gambia Government has announced with immediate effect, the temporal closure of all Non-Essential Public Places for 90 days. The announcement came after the country experienced a daily increase of people contracting the […]

Tanzania Government Closes More COVID-19 Centres

Tanzania Government Closes More COVID-19 Centres

The government said yesterday that a significant fall in the number of coronavirus infections has led to the closure of more treatment centres that had been designated to handle Covid-19 patients across the country. The Health Ministry says the country is now remained with 11 treatment centres in operation from the initial 84. Health Minister […]

Worship Centres and The COVID Ban

Worship Centres and The COVID Ban

Many state governors have announced the lifting of the ban earlier placed on places of worship as a way of mitigating the spread of COVID-19, Daily Trust reports. The lifting of the ban is coming few days to the Eid-el Fitr celebrations during which millions of Muslims throng prayer grounds to mark the end of […]

Mercy Corps Liberia Graduates 52 Apprentices

Mercy Corps Liberia Graduates 52 Apprentices

Mercy Corps Liberia has graduated and certificated 52 (35 female and 17 male) young Liberians after successful completion of a three-month intensive apprenticeship (on-the-job training) program sponsored by the Swedish Government and supported by 20 private sector businesses in Gbarnga, Bong County. Known as ‘Promoting Sustainable Partnership for Economic Transformations (PROSPECTS)’, the program supports young […]

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable. Just this week, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio […]

Liberian Govt Probing Money Flows, Not Missing Money – Officials

Liberian Govt Probing Money Flows, Not Missing Money – Officials

A review and analysis of Liberian Government officials’ statements and interviews on what has now been duped in the press as “missing billions” indicates the cumulative position of Liberian authorities is that they have not reached a conclusion that billions of printed banknotes that arrived in the country in bags and containers via sea and […]

Forced Evictions Render Thousands Homeless In Somalia

Forced Evictions Render Thousands Homeless In Somalia

 More than 200 000 Somalis have been forcibly evicted from their homes since the beginning of the year. This is almost double the 120 000 people evicted during the same period last year. Among those evicted are tens of thousands of people who fled drought, flooding and violence in recent months. Evelyn Aero, Norwegian Refugee […]

Ambode Honours Parents Of Lagos Kids Artists

Ambode Honours Parents Of Lagos Kids Artists

It was an inspiring moment for parents of tens of Bariga, Lagos-based child artists on Sunday evening when the state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, honoured them. The young artists are members of Footprints of David, who used to hawk goods and wander about the Bariga area but have become celebrated singers and dancers. The group […]

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