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Africa grapples with inequalities in education Higher enrolment numbers mask exclusion and inefficiencies

Africa grapples with inequalities in education Higher enrolment numbers mask exclusion and inefficiencies By Zipporah Musau At the dawn of independence, incoming African leaders were quick to prioritize education on their development agendas. Attaining universal primary education, they maintained, would help postindependence Africa lift itself out of abject poverty. As …

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A visa-free Africa still faces hurdles Despite fears of increase in crimes, some countries are liberalizing visas to attract investors

A visa-free Africa still faces hurdles Despite fears of increase in crimes, some countries are liberalizing visas to attract investors By Kerry Dimmer W ould an Africa in which Africans require no visas to travel boost prospects for intracontinental trade? The African Union (AU) and many of the continent’s economic …

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Obaseki did not ask Italian authorities to deport Edos –Chairman, Edo Community, Italy

Obaseki did not ask Italian authorities to deport Edos –Chairman, Edo Community, Italy Chairman, Edo Cultural Association in Italy, Mr. Monday Uwagboe, has debunked rumours making the rounds that the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki requested the Italian Government to deport all Nigerians of Edo extraction, resident in the country. Uwagboe, …

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69thUDHR: Atrocity Perpetrators & Their Agents As Human Rights Voices & Campaigners In Nigeria

69thUDHR: Atrocity Perpetrators & Their Agents As Human Rights Voices & Campaigners In Nigeria ……15, 000 Unarmed Civilians Killed In 31 Months (Since June 2015) (Intersociety Nigeria: 11th December 2017)-Human rights situation in Nigeria especially under milito-democratic Presidency of Retired Major Gen Muhammadu Buhari has not only deteriorated, but also …

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Int’l Human Rights Day: Build enduring structures to guarantee rights, Obaseki tasks world leaders

Int’l Human Rights Day: Build enduring structures to guarantee rights, Obaseki tasks world leaders …seeks elevation of good governance as human right The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called on world leaders to build structures and create enabling environment for people to express their inalienable and God-given …

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Int’l Anti-Corruption Day: Reforms, technology, attitudinal change key to curbing corruption – Obaseki

Int’l Anti-Corruption Day: Reforms, technology, attitudinal change key to curbing corruption – Obaseki –      ‘Human trafficking thrives on fraud’ The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the fight against corruption may not yield as much result as expected, especially in developing countries, if decisive actions and policies …

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Obaseki implements affirmative action for women, prioritises gender issues   The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration prioritises gender issues, which affect a large spectrum of society, noting that he has mainstreamed affirmative action for women in his government.   Obaseki said this when he …

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Human Trafficking: Obaseki charges religious leaders, as group urges Italy, EU to rein in cartel

Human Trafficking: Obaseki charges religious leaders, as group urges Italy, EU to rein in cartel   The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged religious leaders to lead the fight against human trafficking using their influence as spiritual leaders in society, especially as the illicit trade enjoys the …

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