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Malawi New Elected Female MPs To Support One Another In Their Political Roles

Malawi New Elected Female MPs To Support One Another In Their Political Roles

Newly elected female Members of Parliament (MPS) have been challenged to support each other in order to excel in their political roles. Speaker of National Assembly, Catherine Gotani Hara made the challenge Wednesday in Lilongwe at Oxfam supported breakfast meeting with the new cohort of female Members of Parliament (MPS) at Bingu International Convention Centre […]

Nigerian NGOs Get Nominated For Global Champions Awards

Nigerian NGOs Get Nominated For Global Champions Awards

Two Nigerian non-governmental organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Institute for Media and Society (IMS) were on Tuesday named among 15 “Global champions of free expression” shortlisted for the 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards. In a statement in London, the United Kingdom-based campaigning organization, Index on Censorship, announced the 15 shortlisted […]

The NGOs Working On Women’s Issues

The NGOs Working On Women’s Issues

In every industry certain words are consistently employed. For non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working on women’s issues, it is “empowerment”. It is echoed in university halls, on the radios and meetings in kebeles. The whole charade has not left a good taste in my mouth. Empowerment in its actual form means to give someone the authority. […]

‘Education Above All’ To Reduce Out Of School Children In Nigeria, Ghana

‘Education Above All’ To Reduce Out Of School Children In Nigeria, Ghana

A foundation founded by Her Highness, Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser of Qatar, Education Above All (EAA) , has unveiled a programme targeting 10 million Out-of-School children in Nigeria, Ghana and other countries across the world. Sheikha Moza who is also a United Nations Sustainable Development Goal advocate and Chairperson of EAA Foundation, alongside partners, announced […]

Over 40 NGOs Team Up In War Against GBV

Over 40 NGOs Team Up In War Against GBV

OVER 40 non-governmental organisations have teamed up to fight gender violence in the Dar es Salaam markets places, all aimed at increasing productivity within the informal sector. The move was in support of the NGO Equality for Growth (EfG), whose GBV operations were confined within Temeke Stereo, Tabata, Musilimu, Kisutu and Ferry markets in Ilala […]

AWDF Gathers StakeHolders To Project Women Development In Nigeria

AWDF Gathers StakeHolders To Project Women Development In Nigeria

African Women Development Fund {AWDF} on the 13th of July, gathered her stakeholders to discuss the development of women in Nigeria.These stakeholders are past grantees and present grantees of AWDF, it’s a time for appraisal of the grantees and the organisation in developing the way forward. It’s been a period of inspection in Nigeria for […]

How Billionaires Use Non-Profits to Bypass Governments and Force Their Agendas on Humanity

How Billionaires Use Non-Profits to Bypass Governments and Force Their Agendas on Humanity

As wealth becomes concentrated in fewer and fewer hands, the billionaire class is increasingly turning to foundations and non-profits to enact the change they would like to see in the world. Amid the rise of philanthrocapitalism, growing numbers of critics are raising serious questions about whether this outsized influence is doing more harm than good. […]