Govt, Civil Society Partner to Fight Gender Discrimination

[New Times] The role of women in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will only be cemented if key social challenges such as gender inequality, poverty and violence against women and girls are addressed.

[New Times] The role of women in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will only be cemented if key social challenges such as gender inequality, poverty and violence against women and girls are addressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

ANC Conference Could Stop SA From Becoming a Nation of Pigs – Senzo Mchunu

[News24Wire] When delegates go to the ANC elective conference in December, they will have to choose between allowing the rot to continue and electing leadership that will confront the issues facing South Africa, former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchun…

[News24Wire] When delegates go to the ANC elective conference in December, they will have to choose between allowing the rot to continue and electing leadership that will confront the issues facing South Africa, former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Partially Decomposed Body of Wits Student Found – Police

[News24Wire] An inquest docket was opened following the discovery of a partially decomposed body of a male University of the Witwatersrand student in a storeroom on Thursday, police said.

[News24Wire] An inquest docket was opened following the discovery of a partially decomposed body of a male University of the Witwatersrand student in a storeroom on Thursday, police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Next for Muntu, FDC Leadership in Parliament?

[Observer] BAKER BATTE LULE assesses the tricky road ahead for outgoing FDC president and how Patrick Amuriat’s presidency may impact key positions of the party leadership in parliament.

[Observer] BAKER BATTE LULE assesses the tricky road ahead for outgoing FDC president and how Patrick Amuriat's presidency may impact key positions of the party leadership in parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Q3’17 – 22 Manufacturing Companies Borrow N839.2bn

[Vanguard] Amidst the country’s economic recovery phase and inability to raise long term capital from the Nigerian capital market, top 22 manufacturing companies listed across the sub sectors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE were constrained to borr…

[Vanguard] Amidst the country's economic recovery phase and inability to raise long term capital from the Nigerian capital market, top 22 manufacturing companies listed across the sub sectors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE were constrained to borrow about N839.2 billion in expensive and short term loans from banks and other financial institutions to bridge funding gaps, in the nine months financial period ended September 30 (Q3'17), 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Memorial Service Held for 26 Nigerian Girls Who Died in Italy

[Vanguard] THE National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTlP, in collaboration with the Motorsports Club of Nigeria, MSCN, weekend, held a track race in memory of the 26 Nigerian girls found dead in an Italian ship.

[Vanguard] THE National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTlP, in collaboration with the Motorsports Club of Nigeria, MSCN, weekend, held a track race in memory of the 26 Nigerian girls found dead in an Italian ship.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

My Months in Libya Were Hell, Says Returnee Father of 5

[Vanguard] Benin -A Libya returnee and father of five, Mr. Sylvester Agho, has described his five months experience in the North African country as hellish and harrowing, just as he promised to join in the fight against illegal migration.

[Vanguard] Benin -A Libya returnee and father of five, Mr. Sylvester Agho, has described his five months experience in the North African country as hellish and harrowing, just as he promised to join in the fight against illegal migration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Besigye Factor Led to Muntu’s Loss

[Observer] When Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) delegates on Friday night dropped Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu as party president in favour of Patrick Oboi Amuriat a.k.a POA, the former Kumi Member of Parliament; the shadow of the party’s founding father, D…

[Observer] When Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) delegates on Friday night dropped Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu as party president in favour of Patrick Oboi Amuriat a.k.a POA, the former Kumi Member of Parliament; the shadow of the party's founding father, Dr Kizza Besigye, again loomed large over proceedings.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Disability – New Campaign to Assess Access to Buildings

[New Times] As part of activities lined up for the Disability Week, the National Council of People living with Disabilities (NCPD) and its partners will conduct an audit of public buildings and ensure they are accessible to those with different physica…

[New Times] As part of activities lined up for the Disability Week, the National Council of People living with Disabilities (NCPD) and its partners will conduct an audit of public buildings and ensure they are accessible to those with different physical disabilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda