Apr 16th, 2013
By Dr James Okoroma, opinion Abuja — Nigerian Women, under the auspices of the National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS), Nigeria plan to honour President Goodluck Jonathan to acknowledge his administration’s gender sensitiveness. The present government has the highest number of women ...
Sep 6th, 2012
Once upon a time racism used to be relatively easy to pin down. It was segregated lunch counters and slave ships, it was nooses and chains, it was the legal oppression of a group of people on account of the color of their skin. Then racism stopped being a set of laws and became an […]...
In Letters & Interviews
May 25th, 2012
A South African artist called Brett Murray has been causing a huge stir since his painting of South Africa’s president titled The Spear was put up in a local gallery. The ANC have worked themselves up into a total frothy about the painting and their biggest issue with it – It’s racist. ??????? ...
Mar 27th, 2012
The challenge of gender parity in South Sudan is less in the provisions of the constitution but more in implementation of the rights provided for at the state and local levels. It has been close to sixteen months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent. The process of state and nation-bu...
In East Africa
Oct 27th, 2010
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said due attention should be paid to combat human trafficking which is also known as a modern-day form of slavery. Women’s Affairs and Affirmative Action Directorate General with the Ministry, Ambassador Halima Mohammed said integrated efforts are required...