Maputo News

Mozambique removes anti-gay law

Country revises colonial-era legislation Homosexual acts will no longer be deemed a criminal offence in Mozambique after 29 June when the country sings into effect new legislation to replace coloni...
Lagos News

Lagos sets up helplines to report rape and child abuse

Move follows protest in Lagos The Lagos state government has launched dedicated helplines for reporting cases of rape, child abuse and domestic violence in Lagos. Incidents of child abuse can be...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopian migrants in Saudi Arabia returned to Addis Ababa

Undocumented Ethiopian workers being sent home Thousands of undocumented migrant Ethiopians continue to return to Addis Ababa after being expelled from Saudi Arabia where labour laws are being tigh...
Arusha News

Gender equality in Arusha

A series of activities to mark Gender Week are planned in Arusha from 5-9 March. The week-long event coincides with the World International Women's Day on 8 March, and UNiTE to End Violence against Wo...
Lagos News

Miss Wheelchair Nigeria

The Miss Wheelchair Nigeria competition, which is to be held for the first time this year, is designed to give a much-needed boost to the image of Nigerians with disabilities. The competition is open...