Zimbabwe:Men and Boys Involved in Gender Equality

[Africa Renewal] Harare -”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson, Professor in Gender Studies at the Uppsala University Centre for Gender Research (Sweden) at the start of a discussion on challenging harmful constructions of masculinities, organized by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 31 May 2018.

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Nigeria:No Concrete Evidence Islamic State Is Training Boko Haram – Army

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian military said Wednesday there was no evidence that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had sneaked in fighters from Syria to support Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria, as recently reported by the media.

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Nigeria:Our Response to Claims By Police

[Office of Senator Bukola Saraki] Abuja -The attention of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been drawn to a story circulating online and apparently derived from a Press Conference addressed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Moshood Jimoh, linking him (Saraki) to the Offa robbery.

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Tanzania:Anyone Against Stiegler’s Gorge Project Will Be Jailed – Minister

[Citizen] Dodoma -The deputy minister in the Vice President’s Office responsible for union and environment Mr Kangi Lugola said in Parliament on Tuesday that a paper prepared by Prof Raphael Mwalyosi from the University of Dar es Salaam’s Institute of Resource Assessment in 2009 would be used as the environmental impact assessment for the Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower project .

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South Africa:2-Year-Old ‘Too Young to Testify’, Rape Allegation Against Creche Worker Withdrawn

[News24Wire] A creche, situated in an upmarket Cape Town suburb, is at the centre of rape allegations involving a two-year-old girl and a creche employee, but the case has been removed from the court roll because she is too young to testify.

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