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Social Media Users Descend on Malawi President for Picking Daughter as Diplomat

Malawi’s President, Lazarus Chakwera, has come under fire for selecting his daughter, Violet, as Third Secretary at Malawi’s embassy in Brussels.During his election campaign in 2020, Mr Chakwera declared eradicating nepotism, which he claimed was a trademark of his predecessor Peter Mutharika’s government, a central commitment.Now, screenshots of speeches and newspaper clippings…
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Ukraine Plans For Women To March In High Heels Spark Controversy

The Ukrainian defence ministry’s plans to allow female troops to march in high heels rather than army boots in a parade next month have sparked outrage. It was sexism, not equality, according to opposition parliamentarian Iryna Gerashchenko. Ukraine is planning a military parade on August 24 to commemorate 30 years of independence since the Soviet Union fell apart. The shoes…
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Ejura Clash: It Was Sad The "Adverse" Occured, The Aim Was Not To Kill - Commanding Officer of 4 Battalion

The murder of two individuals when security personnel battled with some protesting youngsters in Ejura on Tuesday, June 29 has been described as sad by the Commanding Officer of 4 Battalion, Lt Col Kwasi Ware Peprah. On Wednesday, Lt Col Peprah testified before a three-member committee probing the disturbance, which also resulted in the injuries of four others. He stated the military’s…
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GFS Fought The Fire To The Best of Their Ability, However, Access to Water Was A Challenge - Accra Mayor

Officers from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) fought a fire at Makola market today, which destroyed a three-story building and goods worth millions of Ghana cedis. According to reports from nearby media outlets, the affected building is located in the core business centre, directly across from the Makola Mall. The fire was said to have begun on the third floor of the three-story…
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