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AW Gist : The Change Agents (Let Children Be Children)

AW Gist : The Change Agents (Let Children Be Children)

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

Competitive Rivals Can Make You More Successful

Competitive Rivals Can Make You More Successful

In a recent commercial for Gatorade, NFL star J. J. Watt offers a simple piece of advice for aspiring athletes: Find a rival. Having a rival, Watt argues, can help you stay motivated and perform at high levels. Such advice, however, is useful not only to the athletically inclined but to entrepreneurs as well. Having a rival […]

New Threat As Temperatures Rise In Kathmandu

New Threat As Temperatures Rise In Kathmandu

For Prabina Maharjan, it started with a headache, which then turned into fever and body pain. When she finally turned up at the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital a week ago, tests showed something odd for this high-elevation city: dengue fever, a scourge more associated with Nepal’s low-lying tropics. But as climate change brings […]

Shoprite Manager Accused Of Using K-Word, Faces Disciplinary Hearing

Shoprite Manager Accused Of Using K-Word, Faces Disciplinary Hearing

A Shoprite regional manager has been taken to a disciplinary hearing for allegedly using the k-word on her subordinates. The disciplinary hearing for the regional manager, who heads up a Shoprite store situated in Johannesburg’s Southgate Mall, was expected to take place on Thursday. According to a statement released by Shoprite Group, the company did […]

Tunisians Vote For New President

Tunisians Vote For New President

Tunisians voted Sunday to select their next president among some two dozen candidates with unofficial results suggesting two outsider candidates are ahead. More than seven million people were eligible to cast their ballot in what is only the North African country’s second free presidential election, eight years after its so-called Jasmine Revolution. A steady stream […]

Women In Sports Association (WISA) Launches 5th Awards

Women In Sports Association (WISA) Launches 5th Awards

The fifth edition of the Sports Women Achievers Awards put together by the Women In Sports Association (WISA) will come off at the multipurpose court of the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday, September 28. This year’s edition dubbed the “Ghandour WISA-Omy TV Achievers Awards” sponsored by Ghandour Cosmetics Limited will have six teams and 24 […]

Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Students Vow To Continue Shut Down

Cape Peninsula University Of Technology Students Vow To Continue Shut Down

Students at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) say they will continue protesting until campuses are made safer. Several campuses were shut down this week following protests organised by female students. They are demanding that the university take action against gender-based violence and make campuses safer by installing more CCTV cameras. On Monday, CPUT cancelled […]

Relief At Kaakuwa As Learners Receive Sanitary Pads

Relief At Kaakuwa As Learners Receive Sanitary Pads

There was a huge sigh of relief among schoolgirls from poor families attending Kaakuwa Combined School in Kavango West on Tuesday when they received donations of sanitary pads and hygiene products from a youth-run organisation. The learners from Grade 4 up to 8 received sanitary pads and toiletries such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, roll-ons, bathing soaps […]

Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17 In Somalia

Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17 In Somalia

The al-Shabab militant group launched a series of attacks since Saturday that led to the death of at least 17 people in Somalia. Lower Shabelle region officials told VOA Somali that the militants attacked the town of Qoryoley late Saturday using rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, killing nine people. The town’s Mayor Sayid Ali […]

Liberia Seeks 30 Percent Women In ECOWAS Parliament

Liberia Seeks 30 Percent Women In ECOWAS Parliament

Liberia’s Vice President Madam Jewel Howard Taylor calls for 30 per cent women representation at the ECOWAs Parliament, which is convening an extraordinary session in Monrovia, Liberia. She said if the regional body subscribed to a minimum of 30 per cent women representation, it means governments in the ECOWAS region must support said agenda.VP Taylor […]

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