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Onyejeocha Pays off 2021 WAEC Fees for all the Public Schools in Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency

On Friday 26th, February 2021, the Deputy Chief Whip, House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Member Representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency, Hon Barr Nkeiruka Onyejeocha paid the WAEC fees of all the government owned Secondary Schools in Isuikwuato and Umunneochi respectively, and that of the exit classes in Primary...

Nigeria: FCT Police Probe Location of Human Milk Factory With 115 Young Mothers

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has launched an investigation into the alleged existence of a human milk factory that also harbours 115 young mothers in the nation's capital. It denied any rescue operation or arrest in connection with 115 young mothers involved in the human milk factory. There has...

Ethiopia: Pregnant Women Struggle to Find Support, Stability After Displacement From Tigray Region

"When you think about your future, you never plan to be uprooted from the comfort of your home and find fragile safety in a tent," said Hiwot*, 24, from Ethiopia's embattled Tigray Region. Yet this is exactly where she found herself in early December, while she was seven months pregnant....

Liberia: African Women Leaders Network Donates U.S.$5,850 to 18 Female Candidates Vying in Senatorial Election

The Liberia Chapter of the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN) distributed $5,850 to 18 female candidates contesting in the December 8, 2020 Senatorial Election. Each candidate received $325 to support their campaign activities. The funding was secured from kind donors who are supportive of the cause of women's participation in...

Gambia: WFP Supports Women Farmers With Seeds, Farm Tools

World Food Programme (WFP) has through Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) supported women farmers with seeds and farm tools in selected Community Garden Scheme in Upper River Region (URR), Central River Region (CRR) and North Bank Region (NBR). The support is part of a project titled: "Resilience Strengthening of Women...

South Africa: The Gender Wage Gap in Football – Patriarchy and Profit Rule

Corporates throw money at the big football clubs not out of an undying love for the clubs or the sport, but for a fundamental and singular purpose: profit. That's why we find ourselves baffled by Banyana Banyana not being paid in relation to how proud they make us as a...