Following the rise of domestic violence in Botswana during the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s authority will launch 25 gender violence courts this week to advocate for victims.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with Vodafone Ghana and Access Bank, has trained 60 local women in the Upper East Region on strategies of safekeeping their business earnings in their respective communities.
By Miracle Nwankwo
According to Matador Network, the black continent is a complex, dynamic, and ever-changing region, yet so often tourists and travellers manage to sum it up with very few similar photos that do no justice to the beauty of the continent. With the portraits of Africa on National Geographic, foreigners have been able to create a picture in their minds of what Africa looks like without visiting the continent, yet, “even a publication like that only has seen a slice of what this place has, is, and offers.”
A few days ago, while sitting at my balcony and having a chat with Mrs. Clarie, I listened as she lamented bitterly of how her 16year-old daughter declined the opportunity to present the farewell speech on behalf of the entire graduating class. According to Mrs. Clarie, her daughter has declined several opportunities which could have brought her to the limelight due to her shy personality.
In recent times, colours have been used to represent people, brands and concepts, because it speaks volume about individual character and preferences. Individuals are propelled to a particular colour, that is why we all have favourite colours and why we also have brands with unique colours. Before combining colours, it is important to understand how colours relate and how they can be combined.
“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in. And, when you stumble, keep faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on.” – Hillary Clinton American politician and diplomat
“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter