Daily Archives: June 29, 2017

UN: Cameroon Forces Hundreds More Refugees Back to Nigeria

YAOUNDE � Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said on Thursday.

The Cameroonian government denied

EAST AFRICAN BREWRIES INVESTING 15 BLN SHILLINGS IN NEW BREWERY IN KENYA

NAIROBI, East Africa Breweries Limited, the Kenyan subsidiary of British alcoholic beverages multinational Diageo plc, is to invest some 15 billioon shillings (about 145 million US dolars) to build a new state-of-the art brewery on a 50-acre site in Ki...

“Protect the girls, respect the women,” says Sierra Leone minister

Protecting girls from forced or underage initiations like female circumcision has always been a focus of Sylvia Blyden, Sierra Leone's Minister of Gender and Social Affairs.She made the remarks on the margins of a disability conference at UN headquarte...

UN Gender Focus: education, FGM and gymnastics for peace

Girls and boys are missing out on education: UN deputy chiefSo many girls are missing out on education but so are boys, the UN deputy chief said on Wednesday on the margins of a high-level meeting of the General Assembly.