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BREAKING| Day of the African Child: Accelerate the Implementation of Agenda 2040 for an Africa fit for Children

On June 16th, 1976, thousands of black students from Soweto, South Africa, took to the streets to protest the disparity in the education system that preferred quality education for the whites over the black population in Africa. Like every year on 16 June, the African Union and its Member States...

UCT Professor Co-Authors First Global Report On Cardiovascular Disease in Women

A Lancet Commission report released on 16 May states that cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes 35% of deaths in women worldwide, with mortality increasing for young women. It is the first global report on this disease among women, and was presented by the all-women-led commission at the American College of Cardiology's...

PRESS RELEASE: DETAILS ON BILL TO CREATE ADDITIONAL SPECIAL SEATS FOR WOMEN IN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, STATE HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY

Mr. Speaker, Honourable Colleagues, permit me to lead the debate on the general principles on A Bill for An Act to alter the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to create additional special seats for Women in the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly....