A former Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has called on Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis to continue championing the cause of women in West Africa.
The Federal government has appointed a new Director-General for the National Center for Women Development (NCWD). The appointment of Dr. Asabe Vilita Bashir was announced by the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen.
Dr Asabe Bashir will assume office today as the new Director-General of the NCWD. This was disclosed in a statement made available to journalists and signed by the Minister of Women Affairs Dame Pauline Tallen in Abuja. Dr. Asabe Vilita Bashir graduated with a degree from the University of Maiduguri.
India has contributed USD 300,000 to the United Nations agency for gender equality and women empowerment, a contribution lauded by the UN entity.
Following the death of the late Zulu King – Goodwill Zwelithini KabhekuZulu, Queen Mantfombi MaDlamini Zulu will be the interim ruler of the Zulu nation pending the installation of a new King.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hon. Sadiya Umar Farouq, has flagged off the Federal Government’s cash grant for rural women project in Asaba, the capital city of Delta State.
Survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), especially during the Covid-19 period, have a reason to smile after three organisations rolled out a multi-million project to support them.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, appointed Amena Arif as its new Country Manager for Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, and Malawi, effective immediately. In her new role, Arif will help IFC strengthen the private sector, create jobs and opportunities, and help businesses and economies in the region recover from the effects of COVID-19.