3rd African Women's Economic Empowerment Summit

Updated: Thu 31 Jul, 07:22 am

During the official opening of the 3rd African Women's Economic Empowerment Summit on Friday, July 25 in Lusaka, Zambia, the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, said countries … read more »

Libyan Human Rights Activist Assassinated

Updated: Fri 27 Jun, 03:59 am

Salwa Bougaighis, a prominent human rights lawyer, was attacked and killed by five masked men carrying guns and knives when they stormed the compound where she lived in the eastern city of Benghazi. read more »

Nigeria: Dozens Escape Boko Haram's Clutches

Updated: Tue 8 Jul, 03:36 am

At least 60 women and girls abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria in June have escaped their captors, according to reports from witnesses and security officials. read more »