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Ghana: Vodafone CEO Wins Women Leadership Excellence Award

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vodafone Ghana, Patricia Obo-Nai, has been honoured with the Women Leadership Excellence Award at the just-ended Ghana CEO’s Network Summit held in Accra. The award is in recognition of her remarkable contribution…

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Nigeria: Bandits Abduct 2 Catholic Priests in Katsina, One Dead

Bandits attacked St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church Malunfashi, Katsina State, yesterday, and abducted two priests . The corpse of one of the priests was found behind the Church premises this morning while one is still missing. This was…

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Africa: First Female President On Why We Need Science Diplomacy to Address Major Challenges

Hyderabad, India — If we want to address the great challenges this world is facing, we have to factor in science into all our narratives, according to Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the first woman president of Mauritius and renowned…

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Nigeria’s Agric Ministry Spends N30 Million to Build Mosque

The ministry reacts amid public outrage over the decision. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved N30 million for the construction of a mosque. A leaked memo dated December 10, 2020, with Ref. No. FMA/PROC/AHS/SIP/2020/7742/1,…

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Zimbabwe: Sexual Harrasment in Workplaces Still Rampant – New Report

Sexual harassment remains rampant despite the awareness interventions done in public spaces to create a safer working environment for women, a new report released by the Transparent International Zimbabwe has revealed. Transparency International Zimbabwe said more than 57%…

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Liberia: Civil Society Council Condemns Top Muslim Clerics Over ‘Extremism’ Comments

Monrovia — The National Civil Society Council of Liberia (NCSCL) through its leadership has sharply condemned Liberia’s top Muslim clerics over alleged comments made at a dinner organized by Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) in commemoration of Ramadan. At…

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Nigeria: Pinnick Tasks Women’s Football Committee On Grassroots Development

President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, on Thursday mandated members of the NFF’s Women’s Football Committee to reflect deeply and enact policies and strategies that would spur the development of…

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Ethiopia: Muslim Scholar Calls for Religious Festivities Preservation

ADDIS ABABA- The continuity of the preservation of religious festivities should be sustained as they are the foundations on which the peaceful coexistence and tolerance of the country rest upon. The 1442th Shawwal Eid was celebrated yesterday colorfully…

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Tunisia: Innovagrowomed Project Launches Call for Applications to Train 20 Women From Medenine in Blue Crab Processing

Tunis/Tunisia — The InnovAgroWoMed Project –Social Innovation in the Agri-food sector for Women’s Empowerment in the Mediterranean sea basin–is launching a call for applications to a training course for women in the governorate of Medenine , wishing to…

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Nigeria: Emir of Zazzau Worried Over Drug Abuse Among Married Women

The Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, has expressed concern over the rising cases of drug abuse among married women. Speaking when the management of the Kaduna State Bureau for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (KADBUSA) paid…

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