Chairperson of the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes Graca Machel says while South Africa has felt reconciliation, true peace will only be realised when social cohesion is a reality.
Durban - Women in Africa were haunted by rape, child marriage, kidnappings – all crimes that left them severely oppressed and which were the scourge of the continent, Graça Machel said in a speech in Durban last night.
Zambia’s MuviTv reports on the basis of the Summit’s opening ceremony and makes reference to Mrs Machel’s speech on women coming together on the fight towards financial inclusion.
EN Newswire publishes a brief summary on the Summit. This is focussed largely on comments made around access to land as well as some on financial inclusion for women. This piece is not available online but has been made available in this document.
APA focussed on the comments made at the opening ceremony and quoted Zambia’s finance Minister, Alexander Chikwanda who made the point that women are behind the curve in terms of economic activity.