Feb 27th, 2014
The chair of gay rights group Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, faced court on Monday as the organisation is accused of failing to register itself. Martha Tholanah, also a co-director of GALZ, was accused of operating the organisation without registering it under the Private and Voluntary Organisations ...
Feb 21st, 2013
Ethiopian authorities have banned three civic organisations, accusing the NGOs of engaging in activities that break 2009’s Charities and Societies Proclamation law. The Ethiopian government alleged that the three NGOs were banned as a result of conducting “illegal religious activities” contrary to th...
Feb 9th, 2012
By Chris Oduok “ …for failures by Amakpe Refineries, reflects reasonableness and carries along the overwhelming majority of Eket folks in the Diaspora. If it does, that will be so unfortunate and blatantly insulting. I think enough is enough !…. I call on well meaning Eket folks in the Diaspora...
Feb 8th, 2012
Women in Swaziland are heavily discriminated against, both by law and by custom. According to the former, women in effect have the status of minors and cannot get a bank loan without the consent of their husbands. According to the latter, women can be fined for wearing trousers by traditional authori...
Jan 16th, 2012
ROME, Italy, January 16, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FAO and the European Commission announced today a new €5.3 million project aimed at helping Malawi, Vietnam and Zambia transition to a “climate-smart” approach to agriculture. Agriculture — and the communities who dep...
In Press Releases
Dec 6th, 2011
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, December 6, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission has launched its HIV Workplace Policy on Friday, 02 December 2011, during a colourful ceremony featuring a “Human Red Ribbon”, grouping kids in the Plenary Hall, Conference Center at the Hea...