Gender Minister Wages War Against Forced Marriages

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tamale -The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba has pledged government’s commitment to fight any forces or socio-cultural practices that are inimical or disadvantageous to the development and wel…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tamale -The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba has pledged government's commitment to fight any forces or socio-cultural practices that are inimical or disadvantageous to the development and welfare of young girls in Ghana, especially child marriage and child labour.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Lillian Mbabazi’s New Nbabivuze Single Out

[New Times] Could Lillian Mbabazi be on a homecoming mission? Very likely, and for a good reason. Since early last year, the formerly Uganda based singer has been spending a lot of her time in Rwanda, where she had moved with her two children.

[New Times] Could Lillian Mbabazi be on a homecoming mission? Very likely, and for a good reason. Since early last year, the formerly Uganda based singer has been spending a lot of her time in Rwanda, where she had moved with her two children.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tharaka-Nithi Governor Says Staff Were Suspended, Not Fired

[Nation] A defiant Tharaka-Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki has said he will not be intimidated by threats to sue him over suspension of county employees in his quest to clear the mess left by his predecessor.

[Nation] A defiant Tharaka-Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki has said he will not be intimidated by threats to sue him over suspension of county employees in his quest to clear the mess left by his predecessor.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

I Have No Apologies for Comments On Buhari’s Health – Fayose

[Premium Times] The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says President Muhammadu Buhari “is too sick to govern” and should be allowed to retire to his country home in Daura.

[Premium Times] The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says President Muhammadu Buhari "is too sick to govern" and should be allowed to retire to his country home in Daura.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sibanda On Cosafa Draw

[The Herald] Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe Sibanda says they are prepared to take any team at the COSAFA Women’s Championship in Bulawayo after they were drawn against old rivals Zambia in a draw conducted in Johannesburg, South Africa, yesterday.

[The Herald] Mighty Warriors coach Sithethelelwe Sibanda says they are prepared to take any team at the COSAFA Women's Championship in Bulawayo after they were drawn against old rivals Zambia in a draw conducted in Johannesburg, South Africa, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

About 2,500 Households to Benefit From Beekeeping Project

[Citizen] Iringa -Over 2,500 households in 10 villages in Iringa District are set to benefit from a bee-keeping program that will see more than 10,000 beehives installed in the villages as one of the program objective to combat income poverty and envir…

[Citizen] Iringa -Over 2,500 households in 10 villages in Iringa District are set to benefit from a bee-keeping program that will see more than 10,000 beehives installed in the villages as one of the program objective to combat income poverty and environmental degradation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Men Caught Stealing Spaghetti Marked for Destruction

[Premium Times] A team of police officers attached to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control, NAFDAC, on Wednesday caught three men stealing items earmarked for destruction at the Okediya Dumpsite, Sagamu, Ogun State.

[Premium Times] A team of police officers attached to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control, NAFDAC, on Wednesday caught three men stealing items earmarked for destruction at the Okediya Dumpsite, Sagamu, Ogun State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria