Ivorian Government Withdraws Controversial Press Bill After MFWA Petition

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) and its national partner organisations in West Africa have welcomed the decision of the Ivorian government to withdraw the controversial press bill, sections of which sought to criminalise speech.

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) and its national partner organisations in West Africa have welcomed the decision of the Ivorian government to withdraw the controversial press bill, sections of which sought to criminalise speech.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Newspaper Suspended Over Insensitive Publication

[MFWA] The media regulatory authority in Togo, la Haute Autorité de l’Audiovisuelle et de la Communication (HAAC), has suspended the newspaper La Nouvelle for one month for breach of journalistic ethics.

[MFWA] The media regulatory authority in Togo, la Haute Autorité de l'Audiovisuelle et de la Communication (HAAC), has suspended the newspaper La Nouvelle for one month for breach of journalistic ethics.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Time for Liberia to Revisit Weak Sex Crimes Laws

[FrontPageAfrica] NEARLY 48 HOURS after the revelation that a sex tape made during what appears to be a consensual encounter between an adult Liberian man and woman, had gone viral, the suspect, Mr. Mohammed Sambolah, Assistant Director at the Ministry…

[FrontPageAfrica] NEARLY 48 HOURS after the revelation that a sex tape made during what appears to be a consensual encounter between an adult Liberian man and woman, had gone viral, the suspect, Mr. Mohammed Sambolah, Assistant Director at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, who is also said to be a professor at the University of Liberia remains free.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming Visits Comoros

[Focac] From June 21 to 22, 2017, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming visited Comoros, during which he met with Acting President Moustadroine Abdou of Comoros, and held talks with Minister for External Relations and Cooperation Mohamed Bacar Dossar of Com…

[Focac] From June 21 to 22, 2017, Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming visited Comoros, during which he met with Acting President Moustadroine Abdou of Comoros, and held talks with Minister for External Relations and Cooperation Mohamed Bacar Dossar of Comoros, exchanging in-depth views on bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Comoros

AngloGold Ashanti to Restructure South African Operations to Ensure Their Viability

[AngloGold Ashanti] AngloGold Ashanti has made the difficult decision to begin a consultation process with employees in terms of section 189 and 189A of the Labour Relations Act, with respect to restructuring certain of its South African business units…

[AngloGold Ashanti] AngloGold Ashanti has made the difficult decision to begin a consultation process with employees in terms of section 189 and 189A of the Labour Relations Act, with respect to restructuring certain of its South African business units. This follows a review of the options to safely turn around the performance of these loss-making operations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hope Rises As Varsity Empowers Pre-Release Kirikiri Female Inmates

[Vanguard] A CHINESE proverb says, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” This adage led credence to the general principle of alleviating poverty by facilitating self-sufficiency.

[Vanguard] A CHINESE proverb says, "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime." This adage led credence to the general principle of alleviating poverty by facilitating self-sufficiency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NUPENG Threatens Nationwide Strike Over Backlog of Salaries

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, said it was disturbed over unresolved payment of backlog of salaries and entitlements of workers in Tecon Oil Services and Seawolf Drilling Services in Por…

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, said it was disturbed over unresolved payment of backlog of salaries and entitlements of workers in Tecon Oil Services and Seawolf Drilling Services in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, despite several government interventions, threatening to down tools nationwide without notice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nairobi Gubernatorial Candidates to Engage in Debate on Their Agenda

[Capital FM] Six candidates in the Nairobi Gubernatorial race will on Thursday engage in a debate to outline their business and economic agenda for the county ahead of the August polls.

[Capital FM] Six candidates in the Nairobi Gubernatorial race will on Thursday engage in a debate to outline their business and economic agenda for the county ahead of the August polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya