[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa’s women’s national soccer team are off to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France – and for the first time will earn the same as their male counterparts.
[Premium Times] The latest report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranking Nigeria as the world’s second worst user of sovereign wealth funds is “fundamentally flawed”, the Nigerian government says.
[New Era] Windhoek -Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline group, has confirmed that it has finalised all preparations to once again celebrate International Women’s Day by operating an All Women Functioned Flight, this time on the Addis Ababa to Stockholm to Oslo route on March 8.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has been ranked third among 64 surveyed countries in the world with the highest level of wage inequality after scoring high in Gini estimates.
[East African] South Sudanese rebels are seeking the intervention of the region and international community to help quash a death penalty handed to a top rebel official.
[Chatham House] The next phase of Western engagement should focus on human rights, peace and democracy.
[ISS] While the Boko Haram-sparked humanitarian crisis raging in the Lake Chad Basin has largely been overlooked outside of the region, recent high-level efforts have sought to change that.
[IPS] United Nations -In a world where annual defence spending is over 1.6 trillion dollars and the UN Peacebuilding Fund receives less than 700 million dollars, it would seem that the military industrial complex is unwaveringly entrenched.
[New Times] Senior government officials, diplomats, civil society, the business community and friends of Rwanda gathered on Monday in Stockholm to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
[IRIN] Dadaab -When Halima Abdi fled the civil war in Somalia with her young daughter, she hoped her stay across the border in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp would be short-lived.