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    13-Oct-2014 to 08:14

    Regional AIDS support group urges early detection of breast cancer

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Southern Africa Aids Information Dissemination Services (SAfAIDS) has called for increased awareness on early detection for breast cancer.

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    12-Oct-2014 to 18:06

    S/Leone observes Int’l Girl Child Day

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child with calls for increased access to education for adolescent girls.

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    12-Oct-2014 to 11:30

    Nigerian oil minister dedicates Forbes Magazine award to women

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has dedicated the Forbes Magazine Best of Africa Award In leadership conferred on her in New York, US. to all women across the globe, especially Nigerian women.

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    12-Oct-2014 to 11:25

    Nigerian leader congratulates Malala, joint winner of Nobel Peace Prize

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the joint recipients of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani girl-child education activist, Malala Yousafzai and Indian children’s rights campaigner, Kailash Satyarthi.

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    09-Oct-2014 to 15:43

    Ex-Malawian leader speaks out on challenges facing African women

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Former Malawian president Joyce Banda has said that the main challenges to development in Africa are poverty, lack of opportunity and lack of income.

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    07-Oct-2014 to 11:05

    S/Africa: UK’s honeymoon murder suspect denies charge

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Britain’s murder suspect Shrien Dewani returns to the Western Cape Province’s High Court on Wednesday on charges that he had plotted to murder his wife Anni during their honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010.

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    06-Oct-2014 to 10:38

    Malawi First Lady gives 20 scholarships to disadvantaged girls

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s First Lady Getrude Mutharika has awarded scholarships to 20 disadvantaged girls to continue their secondary education.

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