Govt Commemorates Centenary Celebrations of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu

[Govt of SA] Government calls on all South Africans, international communities and civil society to play their part in recognizing and emulating the values of the first democratic President, Nelson Mandela, as the country celebrates his Centenary. Pres…

[Govt of SA] Government calls on all South Africans, international communities and civil society to play their part in recognizing and emulating the values of the first democratic President, Nelson Mandela, as the country celebrates his Centenary. President Cyril Ramaphosa declared 2018 the year of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela in his State of the Nation Address.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

International Women’s Day Highlights Challenges for Women Across Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -In Sudan, the celebration of International Women’s Day 2018 which was observed across the world today, has highlighted challenges and difficulties facing Sudanese women in both rural and urban areas.

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -In Sudan, the celebration of International Women's Day 2018 which was observed across the world today, has highlighted challenges and difficulties facing Sudanese women in both rural and urban areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

More Voices of Outrage At Radio Dabanga Satellite Blackout

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Reactions have continued to reach Radio Dabanga following the suspension of the Dabanga Sudan satellite TV programme by Egyptian satellite service company Nilesat on February 18, after Khartoum made a complaint about the news cha…

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Reactions have continued to reach Radio Dabanga following the suspension of the Dabanga Sudan satellite TV programme by Egyptian satellite service company Nilesat on February 18, after Khartoum made a complaint about the news channel to the Egyptian authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Women Leader Urges Govt to Act Fast On Adversities Facing Females

[Leadership] The National Women Leader of APC, Hajiya Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has urged the Federal Government to address the marginalisation and adversity facing women in the society.

[Leadership] The National Women Leader of APC, Hajiya Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has urged the Federal Government to address the marginalisation and adversity facing women in the society.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mop-Up of Illegal Arms in Nigeria

[Leadership] The unrelenting gun attacks on defenceless Nigerians seem to have spurred the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, into action to retrieve illicit arms in circulation.

[Leadership] The unrelenting gun attacks on defenceless Nigerians seem to have spurred the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, into action to retrieve illicit arms in circulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Aisha Buhari, UN Scribe, Others Demand Rescue of Dapchi Girls

[Guardian] Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women’s Day yesterday.

[Guardian] Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women's Day yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eritrean Nationals Abroad Conduct More Activities

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in the UK, France, Germany and South Africa conducted various activities with a view to strengthen their attachment with their homeland and contribution in the national development programs.

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in the UK, France, Germany and South Africa conducted various activities with a view to strengthen their attachment with their homeland and contribution in the national development programs.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Coordination Platform Launched for NGOs

[Observer] The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) in collaboration with Oxfam International has launched a humanitarian platform for NGOs within the country to improve their transparency, accountability and coordination during humanitarian response.

[Observer] The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) in collaboration with Oxfam International has launched a humanitarian platform for NGOs within the country to improve their transparency, accountability and coordination during humanitarian response.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Al Bashir Promises to ‘Rebuild the Sudan Armed Forces’

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid -The President of Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, has promised ‘to re-build the Sudanese Armed Forces and to equip them with up-to-date technologies’. He also undertook to raise army salaries.

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid -The President of Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, has promised 'to re-build the Sudanese Armed Forces and to equip them with up-to-date technologies'. He also undertook to raise army salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan