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    27-May-2015 to 12:15

    Nigerian govt flags off distribution of clean stoves to rural women

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian government has flagged off the distribution of clean stoves to rural women across the country.

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    26-May-2015 to 12:28

    Nigeria govt releases over $25m for clean stove project for rural women

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian government has released N5 billion (about $25.6m) to the Ministry of Environment for the purchase of clean cook stoves for rural women, the Minister of Environment Laurentia Mallam, has said.

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    22-May-2015 to 18:07

    Nigeria: Outgoing First Lady pledges to work with incoming First Lady

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s outgoing First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has pledged to work with the wife of the President-elect, Aisha Buhari, to improve the lives of women across the country.

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    19-May-2015 to 18:05

    Sierra Leone: Women laud China’s support to fight against Ebola

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Scores of women marched in front of the Chinese embassy in Freetown on Monday to express appreciation for the Chinese government`s support to Sierra Leone.

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    13-May-2015 to 12:15

    Nigeria hosts 8th African First Ladies Peace Mission Summit (AFLPM)

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The outgoing First Lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has said that Nigeria will be hosting the 8th African First Ladies Peace Mission Summit (AFLPM) on Friday.

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    08-May-2015 to 08:34

    Child sexual abuse dominates Namibian press headlines

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Child sexual abuse featured prominently in the Namibian press on Friday, with The Namibian reporting that five children were raped between Saturday and Wednesday this week, bringing the number of children raped this year to 13.

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    06-May-2015 to 12:23

    S/African varsity commits to improve gender equality

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s renowned University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg has joining the United Nations’ HeForShe solidarity movement‚ making the Wits one of the 10 universities worldwide committed to take the game-changing action to achieve gender equality within and beyond their institutions, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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