President Kiir Seeks Better Working Relationship With UN Troops

[Deutsche Welle] Despite earlier comments which highlighted a distrust between UN forces and state police, President Salva Kiir is now stressing the importance of cooperation.

[Deutsche Welle] Despite earlier comments which highlighted a distrust between UN forces and state police, President Salva Kiir is now stressing the importance of cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Who Will Succeed President Sirleaf?

[Deutsche Welle] Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper. The list includes a fashion model, a football icon, a warlord and a host of businessmen and career politicians.

[Deutsche Welle] Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper. The list includes a fashion model, a football icon, a warlord and a host of businessmen and career politicians.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Fear as Monkey Pox Cases Rise

[Leadership] Panic is gradually breaking loose in the health sector as the number of patients reported to be receiving treatment for the communicable Monkey Pox which broke out in Yenagoa, The Bayelsa State capital has increased from 11 to 13.

[Leadership] Panic is gradually breaking loose in the health sector as the number of patients reported to be receiving treatment for the communicable Monkey Pox which broke out in Yenagoa, The Bayelsa State capital has increased from 11 to 13.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. to Ease Decades-Old Sanctions Against Govt

[Deutsche Welle] The move will give Sudan access to the global banking system but President al-Bashir remains a war crimes suspect. Sudan stays on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.

[Deutsche Welle] The move will give Sudan access to the global banking system but President al-Bashir remains a war crimes suspect. Sudan stays on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Rights Group Raises the Alarm Over Arms Proliferation

[Leadership] The chairman of Anambra State Civil Society Network (ANSCONET), Mr Chris Azor has raised alarm that there large quantity of small arms and other dangerous weapon illegally being possessed by persons in the state, and, urged the security ag…

[Leadership] The chairman of Anambra State Civil Society Network (ANSCONET), Mr Chris Azor has raised alarm that there large quantity of small arms and other dangerous weapon illegally being possessed by persons in the state, and, urged the security agencies to move fast and recover them so that those having them would not use them to cause violence during the forthcoming November 18 governorship poll in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

17 School Boys in Botched Circumcision Operations

[New Zimbabwe] At least 17 boys of school going-age in Goromonzi were recently forced to seek urgent medical attention after an unknown organisation circumcised and abandoned them.

[New Zimbabwe] At least 17 boys of school going-age in Goromonzi were recently forced to seek urgent medical attention after an unknown organisation circumcised and abandoned them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ghost Workers – Minister Risks Ruling Party Wrath

[New Zimbabwe] Public Service Minister Prisca Mupfumira could be well on a collision course with her party Zanu PF after telling legislators Wednesday that government was considering adopting the biometric system in attempts to weed out ghost workers f…

[New Zimbabwe] Public Service Minister Prisca Mupfumira could be well on a collision course with her party Zanu PF after telling legislators Wednesday that government was considering adopting the biometric system in attempts to weed out ghost workers from the government payroll.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Coca-Cola Unveils U.S.$20 Million Safe Birth Initiative

[Leadership] The Coca-Cola Company is set to launch a new program tagged, ‘The Safe Birth Initiative’ aimed at supporting the ministries of Health in Nigeria and Ivory Coast to tackle the high incidence of maternal and newborn mortalities.

[Leadership] The Coca-Cola Company is set to launch a new program tagged, 'The Safe Birth Initiative' aimed at supporting the ministries of Health in Nigeria and Ivory Coast to tackle the high incidence of maternal and newborn mortalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Date Set For Ruling On Akpobolokemi’s U.S.$7.3 Million Fraud Case

[Leadership] Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos will on October 16 deliver ruling on a no case submission filed by a former director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, asking th…

[Leadership] Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos will on October 16 deliver ruling on a no case submission filed by a former director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, asking the court to discharge him of a N2.6 billion fraud allegation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria