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Women demand immediate recognition of Land Rights
From Monday 4th to Wednesday 6th October 2010, over 300 women mainly from the grassroots, representing all the regions of Uganda, East Africa countries, Southern Sudan, South Africa, the United States of America and Asia, will be meeting at Speke Resort in Munyoyo; not only to discuss the key issues affecting them, but to DEMAND f…read more>>
Empower Women to Inherit Property, Says Legal Body
THE Zambia Law Development Commission (ZLDC) has said women who marry under customary law should have a right to inherit property, receive support in form of maintenance and to be compensated if they get divorced or their spouses die. ZLDC director Annette Nhekairo said in Ndola on Thursday that efforts to develop a…read more>>
Orengo tells women to lay claim on land
Women have been urged to seize the opportunity presented by the new Constitution and lay claim to their land rights. Lands minister James Orengo on Tuesday expressed confidence that even though the full realisation of this process was likely to be a long term, they will eventually succeed. “The o…read more>>
Land registration brochure, film out
WINDHOEK – A brochure and 30-minute film were launched yesterday as information tools on the recently embarked upon registration of communal land. The film is available in English, German, Afrikaans and Oshiwambo. The materials deal with issues such as the location of communal areas, why land will be registere…read more>>
Women’s Network to Collect 39m Br for New Building
  The Network of Ethiopian Women’s Associations (NEWA) is going to construct its own large four-storey building, but is yet to raise 39 million Br for the project. The Addis Abeba City Administration granted the NEWA a 1600sqm plot of land, in Yeka District Kebele 16/17, free of lease for its build…read more>>

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