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Man Locks-Up Sister for 2 Years, Says He Was Helpless

Man Locks-Up Sister for 2 Years, Says He Was Helpless

A mother of four children identified as Hassana Saleh has been rescued from a room where she was holed-up in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna metropolis. Hassana was locked-up by her elder brother, Lawal Saleh, in the room where she has been urinating, defecating and eating for two years. Our correspondent gathered that […]

Action Aid Initiates 5-Yr Project To Empower Vulnerable Rural Women In Ghana

Action Aid Initiates 5-Yr Project To Empower Vulnerable Rural Women In Ghana

The childcare centres put up by Action Aid Ghana (AAG), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in some regions in the country are offering ample time for many women to carry out their farming and other economic activities to generate income for their households. This was made known during a dissemination workshop on a project dubbed, “Promoting […]

Lite Malawi On the Drive For Girl Child And Women Empowerment

Lite Malawi On the Drive For Girl Child And Women Empowerment

Newly introduced Ladies in Tertiary Education (Lite), a non-governmental organization, is geared to empower girls and young women to create jobs so that they become independent citizens. In an interview, founder of Lite and Executive Director, Esther Bonyonga said many girls and young women are not productive as they wait for employment opportunities. “Lite was […]

Ambassadors Of God Embarks On Girl Child School Retention Programme In Malawi

Ambassadors Of God Embarks On Girl Child School Retention Programme In Malawi

A youth led Non-Governmental Organization, Ambassadors of God (AOG) has started implementing several projects aimed at improving welfare of school going girls as well as school dropouts in Mtsiriza, Lilongwe district. One of its project is the Muloreni Mtsikana Aphunzile (Let the girl child get an education) which is working towards ensuring girls return to […]

Harry And Meghan Arrive In Morocco’s Atlas Mountains To Champion Girls’ Education

Harry And Meghan Arrive In Morocco’s Atlas Mountains To Champion Girls’ Education

Britain’s Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan arrived in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains on Sunday where they will show their support for rural girls’ education. The visit at the request of the British government is the second to the kingdom in recent years by a member of the royal family, following a trip by Prince […]

Women NGOs Want Minimum Wage To Protect Employees In Uganda

Women NGOs Want Minimum Wage To Protect Employees In Uganda

 There is an urgent need to prioritise the revisions on the proposed minimum wage bill to protect the interests of employees and boost their morale at work according to Eunice Musiime, the executive director for Akina Mama wa Afrika, a feminist-Pan-African leadership development organization. Musiime was speaking at a high level roundtable dialogue entitled ‘is […]

NGO Launches Campaign To Empower Girls In South Sudan

NGO Launches Campaign To Empower Girls In South Sudan

As the world marks the International Day of the Girl on Thursday, girls in South Sudan are calling on their government to do more to help them receive an education. Low teacher pay and unqualified teachers are among the problems facing South Sudanese girls, and they want their nation’s leaders to do something about it. […]

Burundi Bans Non-Governmental Organizations

Burundi Bans Non-Governmental Organizations

Aid groups are decrying Burundi’s decision to suspend nongovernmental organizations, amid ongoing concerns about human rights violations in the country. The action by Burundi’s National Security Council stops the work of groups such as Doctors Without Borders and Catholic Relief Services, both of which deliver vital health care to some of the country’s most vulnerable […]

Kukah, Odinkalu, CSOs Take Anti-NGO Bill Protest To N’Assembly

Kukah, Odinkalu, CSOs Take Anti-NGO Bill Protest To N’Assembly

Non Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations protested on Wednesday in Abuja and asked the House of Representatives to trash a proposed bill to regulate NGOs and CSOs in the country.  Prominent personalities, including the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, The Most. Rev. Matthew Kukah, and popular human rights activist, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu also asked […]

NGO Rescues 18-Year-Old From Abusive Partner

NGO Rescues 18-Year-Old From Abusive Partner

Musokotwane Compassion Mission Zambia (MCMZ) has rescued an 18-year-old Sinazeze woman from an abusive partner. The orgnaisations says the lady is from Sinazeze village in Sinazongwe district. According to a statement, Musokotwane Compassion executive director Genious Musokotwane states that the lady was physically abused thereby suffered emotional and mental trauma after being in marriage for […]

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