‘President Koroma Is One of the Best Presidents in the World’ – Says UN Special Adviser

[Sierra Leone Government] United Nations Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Dr David Nabarro has described President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma as one of the best presidents in the world.

[Sierra Leone Government] United Nations Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Dr David Nabarro has described President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma as one of the best presidents in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

President Koroma Hosts UN Under-Secretary for Political Affairs, IOM Regional Director

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday February 27 received in audience the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffery Feltman at State House in Freetown.

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday February 27 received in audience the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffery Feltman at State House in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Sassa Grants – the Rogue Minister and the Great Treasury Stitch Up

[Daily Maverick] The SASSA crisis deepened on Wednesday when the agency withdrew, within 24 hours, a late application to the Constitutional Court for an extension to the Cash Paymaster Services contract after March 31 when it expires. This after Minist…

[Daily Maverick] The SASSA crisis deepened on Wednesday when the agency withdrew, within 24 hours, a late application to the Constitutional Court for an extension to the Cash Paymaster Services contract after March 31 when it expires. This after Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlaminie's open defiance of parliament on Tuesday and a disastrous presentation by SASSA officials to parliament's standing committee on public accounts on the agency's state of readiness to pay social grants on April 1. As events unfold lik

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Bureaucratisation of Politicians in Lesotho

[Daily Maverick] Politically tense times, and the gunshots that accompany them, are growing more routine in Lesotho as it faces snap elections that are likely to lead its second coalition government – like its first – to an early demise. By CHARLES FOG…

[Daily Maverick] Politically tense times, and the gunshots that accompany them, are growing more routine in Lesotho as it faces snap elections that are likely to lead its second coalition government - like its first - to an early demise. By CHARLES FOGELMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Sassa Withdraws Application to Constitutional Court Hours After Filing It

[GroundUp] The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has withdrawn its application to the Constitutional Court to extend its social grants payment contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), just hours after filing it.

[GroundUp] The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has withdrawn its application to the Constitutional Court to extend its social grants payment contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), just hours after filing it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ras Degen (Dashen) That Takes Your Adventure to New Heights

[Ethiopian Herald] For adventure buffs, Ras Degen Mountain is the best place which is a must visit in a lifetime. With all the delightful activities and the adventure trekking sites. Ras Degen adventures not only make visitors refreshed and happy, but …

[Ethiopian Herald] For adventure buffs, Ras Degen Mountain is the best place which is a must visit in a lifetime. With all the delightful activities and the adventure trekking sites. Ras Degen adventures not only make visitors refreshed and happy, but also busy exploring the endless exciting activities. It is a place where anyone will be able to leave all of their tensions behind.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Blue Bonds Worth U.S.$15 Million to Benefit Fisheries Industry

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The government of Seychelles plans to issue a blue bond valued at $15 million over 10 years with guarantees from the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility to support the transition to sustainable fisheries.

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The government of Seychelles plans to issue a blue bond valued at $15 million over 10 years with guarantees from the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility to support the transition to sustainable fisheries.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Tourism Takes Spotlight in Several Reports

[Moroccan American Center] While much of the region continues to face declining tourism, Morocco holds steady due to its commitment to constantly upgrade its facilities and offerings. Speaking of which, Casablanca is profiled by Africa.com and is looki…

[Moroccan American Center] While much of the region continues to face declining tourism, Morocco holds steady due to its commitment to constantly upgrade its facilities and offerings. Speaking of which, Casablanca is profiled by Africa.com and is looking quite attractive to investors and visitors, including insurance giant Allianz, which recently opened offices there to serve the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

‘Sudan’s Inflation Up to 32.9 Percent – Central Bureau of Statistics

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The annual inflation in Sudan rose to about 32.9% in January, with the continued rise in transportation, consumer goods and services prices as announced by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The annual inflation in Sudan rose to about 32.9% in January, with the continued rise in transportation, consumer goods and services prices as announced by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan