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International Women’s Day
Tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets of Pamplona on Saturday to protest against the acquittal of five men accused of gang raping an 18-year-old woman at the city's bull-running festival.
Japan's first lady, Akie Abe, once known mainly for embracing progressive causes that put her at odds with her conservative spouse, is now in the hot seat as doubts revive about a murky land sale to a nationalist school to which she had ties.
Amara Kanu, fitness coach and wife of ex-football superstar Kanu Nwankwo, is set to begin a ‘Healthy Lifestyle’ forum for women.
Globally, women’s rights are not guaranteed and well-respected. In Nigeria, nay Africa, the fate of women is worse off. It is said that poverty bears the face of a woman. Legally, culturally, socially, educationally, economically and politically, Nigerian women are discriminated against. This is heart-wrenching!
Ugandans are up in arms and are calling for the resignation of a member of parliament who endorsed domestic violence on national television.
Students in Ekiti State have berated Governor Ayodele Fayose for allegedly “spending hundreds of millions of Naira” on the last International Women’s Day held in the state, saying it was wrong for Fayose to dole out state funds on frivolities at the expense of critical sectors that are crying for funding.
The National Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) in Plateau has donated food items and toiletries to 120 displaced person at the IDP camp in Jos on Saturday.
Chimamanda Adichie’s novel, Americanah, has been recognised as one of 15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way fiction was being written and read in the 21st century.
Guinean President Alpha Conde will carry out a "major cabinet reshuffle", his office said on Thursday, following weeks of strikes and demonstrations in the country after disputed local elections.
The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (ROLAC), an European Union-funded project, has appealed to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to sign the Violence Against Persons Prosecution (VAPP) Bill into law.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has read riot act against any person who engages in the act of rape, violence against women and cultism in the state.
They could have run into each other sipping coffee in the lobby, perhaps at the bar at Ethiopia's finest hotel. But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov don't plan to meet, and now both countries are trading accusations about who's to blame.
Wife of President Buhari, Aisha Buhari on Thursday raised an alarm over the silent sexual exploitation of females in various universities in Nigeria.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerian will have a woman as president “one day”.
Mr Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has affirmed the commitment of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to redouble its fight against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment against women.
Don Pedro Obaseki, a veteran movie director, says the best filmmakers in Nollywood are women.
Spain marked International Women's Day Thursday with an unprecedented strike in defence of their rights that saw hundreds of trains cancelled and countless protests held.
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke and Tanzania will now have to beat regional rivals Uganda in March next year to qualify for the 2019 AFCON after they lost 1-0 in Lesotho yesterday.
The presidency has declared that the victories recorded weekend by the All Progressives Congress (APC) has shattered any assumptions of a return to power by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Nigerian Army has uncovered a new terrorist group, Jama’atu Nus’ratul-Islami Wal-Muslimina, believed to be operating in the North-East of the country, and vowed to fight the group with “advanced technologies.”
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby was disappointed with his side's 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations opening 1-0 defeat to South Africa.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said at the weekend that the state has, over the years, emerged as a viable gateway for honest and genuine businessmen and women to invest and make good return on their investments.
The Delta State Government, on Wednesday, approved the sum of sum of N312, 448,574.60, for the payment of the 2017/2018 academic session Students’ Special Assistance Scheme otherwise known as bursary.
Bafana Bafana of South Africa forward Thulani Serero says he is willing to play anywhere that head coach Stuart Baxter wants him to play against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday.
Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles have a bigger chance of winning next year’s AFCON than they had to win the World Cup in Russia.
Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams has vowed to sue the US state of Georgia for "gross mismanagement" of the gubernatorial election after withdrawing from the race.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez hailed Eden Hazard's leadership qualities, saying the star attacker dealt with pressure incredibly.