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    06-Apr-2017 to 09:40

    Nigeria urges Africa to invest in out-of-school teenage girls

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Aisha Buhari wife of President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Population Commission (NPC) have called for urgent investment in Africa’s out-of-school teenage girls.

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    22-Mar-2017 to 12:56

    S/Africa on course to achieving 50% women representation – Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is on course to achieve 50 percent women representation in the work place before 2030, Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women Susan Shabangu has said.

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    09-Mar-2017 to 08:37

    Botswana making progress in women’s representation – Official

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is forging ahead with implementation of its commitments on increasing women’s representation in decision-making positions, National Assembly Speaker Gladys Kokorwe has said.

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    08-Mar-2017 to 19:46

    Women in CAR still victims of violence - MINUSCA

    APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — Thousands of women and girls in the Central African Republic are forced to flee their villages to join IDP camps, due to clashes between armed groups, especially in the prefectures of Ouaka, Upper Kotto and Ouham-Pendé, the UN mission in the country disclosed.

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    08-Mar-2017 to 15:12

    Kenya marks Int’l Women’s Day

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday joined Kenyans as they commemorated International Women’s Day (IWD) with President Uhuru Kenyatta enumerating the many strides his country has achieved towards gender parity.

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    08-Mar-2017 to 10:07

    Brand South Africa urges citizens to develop, empower women

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As the world commemorates International Women’s Day, Brand South Africa and non-governmental organisation Owami Women have called on South Africans to play their part in the development and empowerment of women in the country.

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    14-Dec-2016 to 06:15

    Maputo City Council, UN ink deal to fight violence against women

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Maputo City Council and the United Nations Women have signed an agreement with an intention to cooperate in activities aimed at eradicating violence against women and girls in the public spaces of the city, state radio reported on Wednesday.

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