Unless gender equality extended to land rights and ownership, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development would become an impossible vision, the Commission on the Status of Women heard today during a panel discussion, continuing its sixty-second sessio…"Gender Equality in Land Rights, Ownership Vital to Realizing 2030 Agenda, Women’s Commission Hears amid Calls for Data Collection on Tenure Security"
The U.N. Commission on the Status of Women says gender equality in Africa can be achieved only if women and girls � especially those in rural areas � have a voice in politics and economic planning.That conclusion came out of the commission’s annual mee…"UN: African Women Need Voice in Politics to Achieve Equality"
On February 19, Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 girls from their school in Dapchi, a town on the Komadugu Gana River in northeast Nigeria.Days after the kidnapping, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Twitter, I share the anguish of all the parents a…"School Children Across Africa Face Threats Beyond Kidnappings"
HAVANA-Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, stated today in this capital city that his Government and Cuba will continue to have a permanent relationship based on principles and solidarity, bilaterally and within the Non-Aligned Movement.Kenyatta said a…"KENYAN PRESIDENT REAFFIRMS GOOD TIES WITH CUBA"
NAIROBI– A diplomatic row between Kenya and Iran is in the offing after a number of members of the Kenyan Parliament accused the Iranian ambassador, Hadi Farajvand, of being involved in undiplomatic practices. The MPs on the Parliamentary Committee on…"KENYAN MPS ACCUSE IRANIAN AMBASSADOR OF UNDIPLOMATIC ACTIVITIES"
Brothers Victor and Benard Okoth were in their early twenties when they were killed on August 9, during unrest sparked by results of the Kenya presidential run-off.The death toll from election-related violence last year topped 100, according to finding…"Kenyan Victims of Alleged Police Violence Seek Justice"