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    South Africa: Men Get Anti-GBV Campaign Role

    South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has called for open dialogue as a way to tackle gender-based violence (GBV) in the country. He said men should...

    Aisha Buhari Slammed over Arrest of Twitter User

    Wife of Nigeria's president, Aisha Buhari, has come under criticism for allegedly ordering the arrest and detention of Aminu Muhammad over an alleged defamatory...

    Mali: 150,000 Children Risk Exclusion – NRC

    Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has reported that nearly 150,000 children displaced by the conflict in Mali do not have birth certificates and risk exclusion...

    Is Monitoring Twitter the Solution?

    Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, recently said that the government is monitoring Twitter closely under the new ownership of Elon Musk. Mohammed,...

    AI Reacts to Sentencing of Kano TikTok Users

    Amnesty International (AI) has condemned the sentencing of two TikTok users over alleged defamation of the Governor of Kano State, northwest Nigeria, Abdullahi Ganduje. The...

    Ethiopia: HRW Calls for Proper Truce Monitoring 

    Following the peace agreement between the government of Ethiopia and Tigray forces, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for 'immediate and rigorous international monitoring'. This,...

    Alleged Assault on Policewoman and VAPP Law

    A policewoman, Olorunsogo Bamidele, recently accused her superior officer, Matthew Ajayi, of assault and blackmail in Osun State, southwest Nigeria. Bamidele, who is serving at...

    Libya: HRW Reacts to New Children Decree

    The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that women in Libya still have no effective legal protection against domestic and sexual violence. The human rights...

    Human Rights: AI Conducts Training for CSOs

    Amnesty International (AI) has begun training individuals and organisations in northern Nigeria on detecting and reporting human rights violations. The first leg of the training,...

    Floods: SERAP Demands Probe of Ecological Fund

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to thoroughly investigate how the ecological funds were spent by governments...

    SCI Demands Implementation of Child’s Rights Act

    Save the Children International (SCI) has called on the governments in Nigeria to ensure full implementation of the Child Rights Act (CRA) in the...

    SGBV: Kano to Get More Judges for Trials

    The Chief Judge of Kano State, northwest Nigeria, has announced plans to elect courts to handle sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) cases in the...

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