A Country Devastated by Drought, Famine and Conflict

[Fahamu] Somalia’s president has declared the famine ravaging the country a national disaster. There has been little response from the world. Drought is a natural calamity that can happen anywhere, but what makes it more deadly in Somalia is the contin…

[Fahamu] Somalia's president has declared the famine ravaging the country a national disaster. There has been little response from the world. Drought is a natural calamity that can happen anywhere, but what makes it more deadly in Somalia is the continued conflict that prevents relief aid from reaching the needy or makes it difficult for affected nomads to travel to other places to find help.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Africa Ignores Cameroon Crisis As Human Rights Abuses Mount

[Fahamu] Security forces shooting dead unarmed protesters, arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture, disappearances, harassment and intimidation are some of the reported human rights abuses that have been continuing for more than four months now in the E…

[Fahamu] Security forces shooting dead unarmed protesters, arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture, disappearances, harassment and intimidation are some of the reported human rights abuses that have been continuing for more than four months now in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

N4.6 Billion Alleged Fraud – Judge Quits Trial of Fani-Kayode, Usman

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday excused himself from the trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation minister charged with N4.6 billion money laundering.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday excused himself from the trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation minister charged with N4.6 billion money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Controversy Hits New Five Ghana Cedi Notes

[Ghana Star] What was thought to be a bold statement by the Akufo-Addo government in immortalizing the respected, Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey at Ghana’s 60th Anniversary celebration by putting his head on one of the cedi notes, is generating a huge …

[Ghana Star] What was thought to be a bold statement by the Akufo-Addo government in immortalizing the respected, Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey at Ghana's 60th Anniversary celebration by putting his head on one of the cedi notes, is generating a huge procurement procedure controversy, which is likely to end up in a fierce parliamentary debate akin to the 2007 cedi re-denomination exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Manufacturers, Transport Stakeholders Besiege Manufacturers Expo

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Managing Director, Clarion Events West Africa Limited, Dele Alimi has revealed that a total of 1,250 manufacturers, transport stakeholders, among other visitors graced the opening of the 2017 Manufacturing and Equipment Expo in…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Managing Director, Clarion Events West Africa Limited, Dele Alimi has revealed that a total of 1,250 manufacturers, transport stakeholders, among other visitors graced the opening of the 2017 Manufacturing and Equipment Expo in Lagos on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mixed Reactions Greet Ministerial Appointments

[Ghana Star] For the second time in Ghana’s history under the Fourth Republic, the number of ministers and their deputies is more than the Minority in Parliament. The second Rawlings administration had 83 ministers and deputy ministers, as against 69 M…

[Ghana Star] For the second time in Ghana's history under the Fourth Republic, the number of ministers and their deputies is more than the Minority in Parliament. The second Rawlings administration had 83 ministers and deputy ministers, as against 69 MPs (including CPP and PNC members) on the Minority side in Parliament in 1997.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President’s 110 Ministerial Appointments ‘Very Disturbing’

[Ghana Star] A former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has described as unethical, the number of ministers appointed by President Akufo-Addo.

[Ghana Star] A former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, has described as unethical, the number of ministers appointed by President Akufo-Addo.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana