Marren Akatsa-Bukachi – Celebrating a Trailblazer

[Fahamu] Marren struggled tirelessly towards the improvement of women’s participation in politics and the reduction of women’s poverty at the household level. She advocated for inclusivity and the revival of the women’s movement in Africa.

[Fahamu] Marren struggled tirelessly towards the improvement of women's participation in politics and the reduction of women's poverty at the household level. She advocated for inclusivity and the revival of the women's movement in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bobi Wine Threatened for Protesting Museveni Life Presidency

[Fahamu] Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni is on the warpath against leaders and citizens who are resisting his attempt to rule the East African nation for life. One of those targeted is outspoken popular musician-cum-politician Kyaluganyi Ssentamu a.k….

[Fahamu] Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni is on the warpath against leaders and citizens who are resisting his attempt to rule the East African nation for life. One of those targeted is outspoken popular musician-cum-politician Kyaluganyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine, who recounts here recent threats to his life.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hmo Restates Commitment to Promoting Healthy Living Among Nigerians

[This Day] The Managing Director, Avon HMO, Adesimbo Ukiri, has reiterated her organisation’s commitment to promoting healthy living amongst Nigerians while announcing the commencement of the second season of its radio programme, ‘Practical Tips for He…

[This Day] The Managing Director, Avon HMO, Adesimbo Ukiri, has reiterated her organisation's commitment to promoting healthy living amongst Nigerians while announcing the commencement of the second season of its radio programme, 'Practical Tips for Healthy Living'. The show which airs at 5.15pm every Thursday on Smooth 98.1 FM, Lagos, was conceived as a platform to demystify the various health issues that Nigerians often contend with in their everyday lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Breast Cancer – Ondo Governor’s Wife Launches N200 Million Treatment Fund

[This Day] The wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwun- Akeredolu, has launched the N200 million Crowd Funding to support women in the state with breast cancer at a news conference she addressed with other stakeholders.

[This Day] The wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwun- Akeredolu, has launched the N200 million Crowd Funding to support women in the state with breast cancer at a news conference she addressed with other stakeholders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Drug Addicts Shun Butabika

[Observer] Although recent statistics show high rates of addiction to alcohol and injectable drugs in the country, many addicts are not willing to go to Butabika national referral mental hospital or Serenity Centre for help.

[Observer] Although recent statistics show high rates of addiction to alcohol and injectable drugs in the country, many addicts are not willing to go to Butabika national referral mental hospital or Serenity Centre for help.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Resources Conflict Uproots Hundreds of Kenyan Families

[CAJ News] Nairobi -RAGING inter-communal conflict due to the worst drought in years has displaced more than 200 families in central Kenya. Families in the Baringo County have borne the brunt of the clashes over receding resources such as water and ara…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -RAGING inter-communal conflict due to the worst drought in years has displaced more than 200 families in central Kenya. Families in the Baringo County have borne the brunt of the clashes over receding resources such as water and arable land in the East African country. Some 146 families in Makutani and 60 households in Tangulbei have been uprooted during the violence pitting farming villagers and nomadic livestock herders. Amid the skirmishes, some schools have been closed, forcing children from displaced

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Roji-Maplanka Appointed Mix Telematics Director

[CAJ News] MIX Telematics, the leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has appointed Fundiswa Roji-Maplanka as an independent non-executive director. The appointment is with immediate effect. Previously a non-executive d…

[CAJ News] MIX Telematics, the leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has appointed Fundiswa Roji-Maplanka as an independent non-executive director. The appointment is with immediate effect. Previously a non-executive director of MiX Telematics from August 2007 to November 2014, Roji-Maplanka will also be a member of the Audit and Risk and Social and Ethics Committees of the company. She is the founding partner of an investment holding company, Dlondlobala Capital, which she co-founde

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Biafra Not an Igbo Agenda – Ohanaeze

[Premium Times] The umbrella organisation of Igbo socio-cultural groups, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the agitation for the restoration of Biafra is not an Igbo agenda.

[Premium Times] The umbrella organisation of Igbo socio-cultural groups, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the agitation for the restoration of Biafra is not an Igbo agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria