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    • Nigerian bourse trades 1.169bn shares worth over $48m

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total turnover of 1.169 billion shares worth N14.762 billion (about $48.4 million) were traded in 14,554 deals this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange...

    • Nigeria's broadband penetration hits 31%

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian broadband penetration has hit 30.9 percent, surpassing the 30 percent recorded before November 2018, according to the data produced by the National Broad Band Plan.

    • ECOWAS urges implementation of free movement

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on member states to domesticate and effectively implement the protocol on the free movement of goods and persons t...


    28-Jan-2018 to 15:10

    Namibia wins AU gender parity gong

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has been awarded the 2017 African Gender Award in recognition for the country’s effort to promote gender equality.

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    22-Jan-2018 to 10:00

    AU urged to escalate anti-graft war to improve lives of women, girls

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — African Union member states must take critical steps to eradicate corruption in Africa that perpetuates gender inequality and the disempowerment of women and girls on the continent, the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) said on Monday.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 21:36

    Namibian female duo excel at UN

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Two Namibian women, Bience Gawanas and Selma Ashipala-Musavyi this week made history following their appointment to senior role in the United Nations system.

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    21-Dec-2017 to 19:30

    Sierra Leone women march for political recognition

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Hundreds of women in Sierra Leone, Thursday marched to protest the under-representation of females in statecraft.

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    02-Dec-2017 to 10:29

    S/African minister urges fight against abusing women, children

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi has called on men to take the lead in the fight against gender-based violence in the country.

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    30-Nov-2017 to 16:55

    Botswana: Minister advocates more use of death penalty

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A senior member of the government in Botswana is advocating the frequent application of the death penalty against those convicted of gender-based violence, which is reportedly on the increase.

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    11-Nov-2017 to 13:48

    Women key to universal energy access - Expert

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The contribution of women is essential to making universal access to energy a tangible reality, the Country Director of Energy 4 Impact, an expert in renewable energy, Louis Seck told journalists in Dakar on Friday.

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