European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will make a new push to boost women’s representation on companies’ boards, trying to unblock legislation for a women’s quota that has been stuck since 2012.
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare for Mozambique, Nyeleti Mondlane, has announced the country’s continual progress in promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
The African Ministers’ Council on Water, AMCOW, has recognised Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Her Excellency Fatima Maada Bio, as African Champion of Sanitation and Hygiene, the third prominent person to be honoured after Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
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Plantains are a major food staple in most African homes and are usually cooked before being eaten.
How you cook plantain as a component of an African recipe depends on what part of Africa you are from. Plantains can be boiled, roasted, baked or grilled.
It was Steve Goodier, who said, “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds.” Unlike, Goodier, Dr Ala Atubokiki Ibanibo’s scars garnered on the path to success, reminds him that his experience must serve as a reprieve for young businesses in search of the big break. It is in the light of this resolve that he has committed his life to mentoring and coaching young businesses and entrepreneurs. Dr Ibanibo, who has been named one of the top 20 Exceptional Professionals alive, was born to the family of Elder Beniah and Mrs Charity Atubokiki Ibanibo on the 12th of October, 1958. Recounting with nostalgia, he said, “we were a very poor family, so poor that my parents could not afford to send us to school at early childhood”. His first encounter with formal education was in1963 at the Ogoloma Township school, but that too was disrupted…