Experts Canvas Stiffer Penalties for Violence Against Women

[Guardian] Abuja -In the face of increasing wave of sexual assaults and violence against women, government has been tasked on tougher legal punishment for offenders, to serve as deterrent.

[Guardian] Abuja -In the face of increasing wave of sexual assaults and violence against women, government has been tasked on tougher legal punishment for offenders, to serve as deterrent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Omaheke Crop Farmers Day in Otjombinÿe a Success

[New Era] Erindirombaka -The third Omaheke Crop Farmers Day held here in Otjombinÿe constituency under the theme: A climate-smart nation for the eradication of hunger and development of agribusiness, was a success.

[New Era] Erindirombaka -The third Omaheke Crop Farmers Day held here in Otjombinÿe constituency under the theme: A climate-smart nation for the eradication of hunger and development of agribusiness, was a success.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Japan Contributes U.S.$6 Million to Assist Local Communities and Malian Refugees in Southern-Eastern Mauritania

[WFP] The three agencies work in collaboration with the Government of Mauritania to strengthen security nationwide and protect Malian refugees and support vulnerable local communities in the country’s semi-arid south-eastern Hodh ech Chargui region, wh…

[WFP] The three agencies work in collaboration with the Government of Mauritania to strengthen security nationwide and protect Malian refugees and support vulnerable local communities in the country's semi-arid south-eastern Hodh ech Chargui region, where the harsh climate and instability have undermined livelihoods, increased displacements and deepened food insecurity.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Oxfam’s Twisted View On Poverty, Inequality in Nigeria

[Guardian] The latest report by Oxfam International which claims that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end poverty is warped and misplaced. The analysis is fundamentally flawed as it is inciting. The report lef…

[Guardian] The latest report by Oxfam International which claims that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end poverty is warped and misplaced. The analysis is fundamentally flawed as it is inciting. The report left the key issues that are responsible for mass poverty in Nigeria and strayed off course, even from the cardinal objective of Oxfam, which is "to end the injustices that cause poverty." What has Oxfam done to address the injustices that plague Nigeria? Dwelling on pover

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Internet Leaves Swahili Internet Users Behind

[Nation] The question of the language of the web has been on the international agenda for a while. The internet, having been designed by English-speaking American scientists, is naturally English-centric and tends to crowd out other languages.

[Nation] The question of the language of the web has been on the international agenda for a while. The internet, having been designed by English-speaking American scientists, is naturally English-centric and tends to crowd out other languages.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Huawei and UOM Sign MOU to Promote ICT Education

[Government of Mauritius] Huawei Technologies and University of Mauritius (UOM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the setting up of a Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) and Seeds For The Future (SFTF) programmes, on 22 May 2017 at UOM, Réduit. During the ceremony, ten Mauritian students sponsored by Huawei received their certificate of admission for the SFTF programme for ICT training in China.

[Government of Mauritius] Huawei Technologies and University of Mauritius (UOM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the setting up of a Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) and Seeds For The Future (SFTF) programmes, on 22 May 2017 at UOM, Réduit. During the ceremony, ten Mauritian students sponsored by Huawei received their certificate of admission for the SFTF programme for ICT training in China.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Speaker of Parliament Visits Morocco

[Ghana Govt.] The Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye, is leading a seven-member delegation on a three-day official visit to the Moroccan House of Representatives.

[Ghana Govt.] The Speaker of Ghana's Parliament, Prof. Mike Aaron Oquaye, is leading a seven-member delegation on a three-day official visit to the Moroccan House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Nasarawa Journalists Disown NUJ Chairman’s Claim Over Strike

[Daily Trust] Lafia -Members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) from Nasarawa State owned media have disassociated themselves from the claim of the state’s union chairman Dogo Shama, that ‘journalists are not in support of the ongoing workers st…

[Daily Trust] Lafia -Members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) from Nasarawa State owned media have disassociated themselves from the claim of the state's union chairman Dogo Shama, that 'journalists are not in support of the ongoing workers strike.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’ll Recontest to Complete My Tenure, Says Fayose

[Guardian] Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday evening dropped a bombshell when he declared that he would contest the 2018 gubernatorial election ?so that he could serve his ‘term which was truncated through an orchestrated conspiracy of ille…

[Guardian] Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday evening dropped a bombshell when he declared that he would contest the 2018 gubernatorial election ?so that he could serve his 'term which was truncated through an orchestrated conspiracy of illegal impeachment in 2006.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria