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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 […]

Dancers And Actors Stand Together Against Gender Violence

Dancers And Actors Stand Together Against Gender Violence

The Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) with the support from the German Embassy to Namibia will launch their new clip ‘the Moirai’ on all their social media platforms on 28 October aiming to create social awareness using the arts. Dr Talavera, who directed and choreographed the piece said ‘the Moirai’ is a piece they created years […]

Hundreds Of French Women Protest Against New Interior Minister

Hundreds Of French Women Protest Against New Interior Minister

Hundreds of women protested in central Paris on Friday against the appointment of Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, who is under investigation for a rape allegation. Darmanin, who denies the allegation, was promoted to the key post of interior minister in a government reshuffle on Monday. Darmanin, 37, had previously served as budget minister. Demanding his […]

Protests Demand Justice After Girl, 5, Raped and Killed

Protests Demand Justice After Girl, 5, Raped and Killed

The rape and killing of a five-year-old girl in Sierra Leone sparked protests for a third day on Wednesday as demonstrators demanded justice for victims of pervasive sexual violence. Rights groups said Kadijah Saccoh died on June 17 after she was raped multiple times. A death certificate emailed to the Thomson Reuters Foundation said she […]

South Africans Demonstrate Against GBV In Times Square, NY

South Africans Demonstrate Against GBV In Times Square, NY

Hundreds of South Africans gathered in New York on Saturday in a show of solidarity against gender-based violence in South Africa. The silent demonstration saw about 200 South Africans from New Jersey, Maryland, California, Colorado, Washington, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania gather in the heart of New York, Times Square, for a silent demonstration. The demonstrations were […]

Thousands In Sudan March To Its Army Headquarters

Thousands In Sudan March To Its Army Headquarters

The demonstration was the largest in months, despite a government crackdown. The protesters are calling for an end to the thirty year rule of President Omar al-Bashir. Protestors in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum made it to the army headquarters on Saturday, the farthest marchers have advanced since demonstrations began last year. The compound also contains […]

People With Albinism Protest In Malawi As Attacks Spike Ahead Of Polls In Malawi

People With Albinism Protest In Malawi As Attacks Spike Ahead Of Polls In Malawi

 Protesters took to the streets in Malawi’s capital on Wednesday to demand the government step up protection for people with albinism following a spate of murders and attacks driven by an underground trade in their body parts for black magic.   The march comes amid fears that people with albinism could be at increased risk […]

Women Group Protests At NEC

Women Group Protests At NEC

A group of women under the banner Movement for the Removal of the National Election Commission Chairman Cllr. Jerome Korkoya staged a peaceful protest Thursday, 14 December at the headquarter of the National Elections Commission (NEC) on 9th Street, Sinkor. Speaking at the NEC Headquarters, the group’s coordinator Madam Miatta Fahnbulleh said the women of […]

Protests Against War and Economic Hardship In South Sudan

Protests Against War and Economic Hardship In South Sudan

Students from South Sudan’s University of Juba took to the streets Monday to protest against the worsening economic crisis and the rebellion ravaging the country. The students slammed President Salva Kiir for failing to stop the conflict and tame the high cost of living. They said the government had failed and was on the verge […]

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Urges Calm Amid Conflicting Death Tolls

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Urges Calm Amid Conflicting Death Tolls

The UN has called on authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to exercise maximum restraint in the wake of deadly anti-government protests, as conflicting reports emerged over the number of people killed in the violence. Police said on Wednesday that 32 people had been killed during clashes in the capital Kinshasa on Monday […]

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