Gambian President Warns Officials Against Corruption

[Focac] Banjul -Gambian President Adama Barrow Saturday warned his administration against all forms of corrupt practices that could impede the socio-economic development of the country.

[Focac] Banjul -Gambian President Adama Barrow Saturday warned his administration against all forms of corrupt practices that could impede the socio-economic development of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Preparing to Chair Regional Anti-Money Laundering Meeting, Seychelles Also Addressing Its ‘Grey-List’ Shortcomings

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is gearing up to hold this year’s Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group meeting in August while also preparing to take up the presidency of the group, the island nation’s finance minister told SNA.

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is gearing up to hold this year's Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group meeting in August while also preparing to take up the presidency of the group, the island nation's finance minister told SNA.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Bong, Nimba to Get Electricity Supply

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the US-Agency for International Development (USAID) for signing a Memorandum of Cooperation to supply electricity to Bong and Nimba Counties and other partners for their continued assistance towa…

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the US-Agency for International Development (USAID) for signing a Memorandum of Cooperation to supply electricity to Bong and Nimba Counties and other partners for their continued assistance towards Liberia's recovery development program adding: "Priorities of the government have been inter-connectivity of roads, electricity and health.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pres. Sirleaf Warns Against Anti – Migrant Policies

[New Dawn] Liberia’s outgoing President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has warned against growing global xenophobic migration policies which has exacerbated the recent migration crisis.

[New Dawn] Liberia's outgoing President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has warned against growing global xenophobic migration policies which has exacerbated the recent migration crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pres. Sirleaf Declares Today As ‘Ecowas Human Rights Day’

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared January 16, 2018 as “ECOWAS Human Rights Day” and it’s to be observed throughout the Republic as a “Working Holiday”.

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared January 16, 2018 as "ECOWAS Human Rights Day" and it's to be observed throughout the Republic as a "Working Holiday".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S. – Based Organization Assures Support

[New Dawn] The Vice President of the United Bong County Association in the Americas Mr. Fred Sodone says the association is committed to working with the people of Bong to better improve their lives.

[New Dawn] The Vice President of the United Bong County Association in the Americas Mr. Fred Sodone says the association is committed to working with the people of Bong to better improve their lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LACC Targets High Schools in Corruption Fight

[New Dawn] The Liberia Anti – Corruption Commission (LACC) says it is targeting more than 50 public high schools and students in a partnership to fight against corruption here.

[New Dawn] The Liberia Anti - Corruption Commission (LACC) says it is targeting more than 50 public high schools and students in a partnership to fight against corruption here.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Serbian Assassin a No-Show in Cape Town Court

[News24Wire] Serbian assassin Dobrosav Gavric was meant to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday so that conditions about his incarceration could be discussed.

[News24Wire] Serbian assassin Dobrosav Gavric was meant to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday so that conditions about his incarceration could be discussed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Forgotten Mining Town Where Rape Is ‘Normal’

[GroundUp] Aneni* sits on a wooden armchair, staring out of her open front door, which lets a chink of sunlight into her dimly-lit lounge. Her three-year-old child, wearing a bright pink dress, plays with a tattered doll and sings nursery rhymes to her…

[GroundUp] Aneni* sits on a wooden armchair, staring out of her open front door, which lets a chink of sunlight into her dimly-lit lounge. Her three-year-old child, wearing a bright pink dress, plays with a tattered doll and sings nursery rhymes to herself as Aneni recounts the day in November when she was repeatedly gang-raped by three men in balaclavas.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa