When Environmental Crises Hit Homes, Women Suffer the Most

[IPS] Nairobi -When Mandelena became a mother, she was only 16. During the prolonged dry season in Gwor County, South Sudan, her community saw crops failing and cattle dying. Children stopped going to school because of hunger and women and girls had to…

[IPS] Nairobi -When Mandelena became a mother, she was only 16. During the prolonged dry season in Gwor County, South Sudan, her community saw crops failing and cattle dying. Children stopped going to school because of hunger and women and girls had to walk up to five hours every day to collect water.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Opposition MP’s Bay for Absent Ministers’ Blood

[News24Wire] When President Cyril Ramaphosa famously said “send me” in his state of the nation address, it apparently did not include sending his Cabinet to Parliament.

[News24Wire] When President Cyril Ramaphosa famously said "send me" in his state of the nation address, it apparently did not include sending his Cabinet to Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Calls Upon All Eligible South African Voters to Visit Their Voting Stations This Coming Weekend

[Govt of SA] Government calls upon all eligible South African voters to visit their voting stations this coming weekend. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will on the 10 and 11 March, open 22 600 voting registration centres across the country.

[Govt of SA] Government calls upon all eligible South African voters to visit their voting stations this coming weekend. The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will on the 10 and 11 March, open 22 600 voting registration centres across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Special Learners Get Sanitary Pads

[Botswana Daily News] Ramotswa -The Department of Social and Community Development (S&CD) in the South East District Council has donated sanitary towels to Ramotswa Junior Secondary School students with hearing impairment.

[Botswana Daily News] Ramotswa -The Department of Social and Community Development (S&CD) in the South East District Council has donated sanitary towels to Ramotswa Junior Secondary School students with hearing impairment.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Social Action Fund Beneficiaries Face Business Challenges

[Daily News] Lack of proper knowledge in maintaining farms, running small businesses and livestock keeping is hindering poor households benefiting from the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) cash grants.

[Daily News] Lack of proper knowledge in maintaining farms, running small businesses and livestock keeping is hindering poor households benefiting from the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) cash grants.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Culture of Deep-Seated Denial of Sexual Violence in Sudan

[IPS] United Nations -At the invitation of the Government of Sudan, I visited Sudan from 18 to 25 February 2018. The objective of the visit was to gain first-hand knowledge of the situation, assess the challenges of addressing conflict-related sexual v…

[IPS] United Nations -At the invitation of the Government of Sudan, I visited Sudan from 18 to 25 February 2018. The objective of the visit was to gain first-hand knowledge of the situation, assess the challenges of addressing conflict-related sexual violence in Sudan, and establish constructive dialogue with national authorities in this regard.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan