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Thousands Rally in Support of Government Forces

Thousands Rally in Support of Government Forces

Supporters of Ethiopia’s government have taken to the streets of Addis Ababa, with many holding signs criticizing the US decision to remove Ethiopia from a trade pact earlier this week. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Sunday in a show of support for the Ethiopian government and […]

Major Milestone as Nairobi County Govt Signs Law on SGBV Crimes

Major Milestone as Nairobi County Govt Signs Law on SGBV Crimes

 Nairobi acting Governor Anne Kananu has assented into law the Nairobi City County Sexual and Gender Based Management and Control Bill of 2019 which paves way for the county to put in place structures aimed at dealing with victims of sexual violence. Kananu has assured the county’s commitment in implementing the law which will enable […]

UN Says Women’s Role in Somalia’s Politics Is a Precondition for Lasting Peace

UN Says Women’s Role in Somalia’s Politics Is a Precondition for Lasting Peace

Madam President, Excellencies, Let me begin by congratulating Ireland on your presidency this month, and to thank you for the invitation to brief today. I would like to also extend my greetings to Ms Shukria Dini whom I had the pleasure to meet during my visit. I commend the Council for your leadership on Women, […]

Biden Invites Buhari, 39 Other World Leaders to Climate Summit

Biden Invites Buhari, 39 Other World Leaders to Climate Summit

United States President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, to a summit on climate holding between April 22 and 23. The summit billed to hold virtually, would be streamed live for public viewing across the globe. A statement from the White House on Friday said President Biden took the decision […]

Buhari Signs Nigeria’s 2021 Budget Into Law

Buhari Signs Nigeria’s 2021 Budget Into Law

The signing was done at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2021 budget into law. The signing was done at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday and was confirmed on the official Twitter handle of the presidency. The signing of the budget comes exactly ten days after both chambers […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Make A Choice. Take A Stand.

LOUD WHISPERS: Make A Choice. Take A Stand.

I just got off the phone from talking to a good friend, and she told me that for the past one week she has felt numb and listless. She spoke about a sense of loss and despair. She described her feeling in one word – depressed. I listened, encouraged her and we both prayed for […]

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 […]

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