30-May-2019 to 22:25

Ramaphosa's new cabinet 'reflects gender parity

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — An equal number of 28 men and women have been appointed to lead the South African government in a cabinet that celebrates gender equality in the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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14-May-2019 to 15:49

S/Africa’s black women most vulnerable to unemployment – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s black women remained the most vulnerable to unemployment in the country at a rising rate of half a percentage point to 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said in Pretoria on Tuesday.

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01-Apr-2019 to 21:58

Kigali: US embassy awards three Rwandan women

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The United States ambassador to Rwanda, Peter Vrooman, honored three Rwandan women on Monday with the 2019 Rwandan Women of Courage award.

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28-Mar-2019 to 23:35

S/Africa steps up efforts to curb abuse of women

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated that gender based violence, especially directed at women, has no place any place in South African society.

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24-Mar-2019 to 10:31

eSwatini: Ex-mayor summoned over rape comments

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A former mayor of eSwatini's capital, Mbabane, will face government's wrath for making derogatory remarks on Facebook about women.

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22-Mar-2019 to 07:07

Kenyatta praises Namibia’s gender policy

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday commended Namibia for its policy on gender equality, saying it is a good example for other African countries to emulate.

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18-Mar-2019 to 12:18

S/Africa: PAWO welcomes AU gender equality strategy

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Deputy Communications Minister and Secretary General of the Pan African Women’s Organisation (PAWO), Pinky Kekana, has welcomed the African Union’s (AU) Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Strategy 2018-2028.

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