Tigo Tanzania Gets Global Mobile Money Certification

[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -Tigo Tanzania’s mobile financial services business, Tigo Pesa has received the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, recognizing Tigo’s ability to deliver safe, transparent, reliable and more resilient services that promote cons…

[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -Tigo Tanzania’s mobile financial services business, Tigo Pesa has received the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, recognizing Tigo’s ability to deliver safe, transparent, reliable and more resilient services that promote consumer rights and prevent malicious transactions.

Ethiopia’s Democratic System Progressing, On the Right Track – Experts, Diplomats

[ENA] The ongoing efforts by the government of Ethiopia to build and further enhance democracy are on the right track and commendable, experts and diplomats said.

[ENA] The ongoing efforts by the government of Ethiopia to build and further enhance democracy are on the right track and commendable, experts and diplomats said.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Building Resilient Economy to Suppress Adverse Effect of Climate Change – Deputy PM Demeke

[ENA] Ethiopia is taking measures to suppress the adverse effect of climate change and build resiliency at community and national level, and end up emergency drought response, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen said.

[ENA] Ethiopia is taking measures to suppress the adverse effect of climate change and build resiliency at community and national level, and end up emergency drought response, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen said.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

UN Rights Chief Visiting Ethiopia at Invitation of Govt

[Addis Standard] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein began his second official visit to Ethiopia as of Sunday April 22, “at the invitation of the Government”, his office said in a statement. “During his visit, he will also take …

[Addis Standard] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein began his second official visit to Ethiopia as of Sunday April 22, "at the invitation of the Government", his office said in a statement. "During his visit, he will also take part in a high-level dialogue between the African Union and the UN Human Rights Office."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Waterways Remain Toilet Grounds for Many in New Kru Town

[Observer] The Liberia Maritime Authority (LMA) and the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) have combined efforts to clean the beaches and surrounding waterways in several communities in and around Monrovia under a plan styled “Reclaiming the Beaches and W…

[Observer] The Liberia Maritime Authority (LMA) and the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) have combined efforts to clean the beaches and surrounding waterways in several communities in and around Monrovia under a plan styled "Reclaiming the Beaches and Waterways Project."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Help in Sight for Ebola Orphans in Bong County

[Observer] Many would consider the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and its accompanying horrific tales as things of the past, but its impact has never faded away, especially in rural parts of the country where help for victims or post-Ebola r…

[Observer] Many would consider the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and its accompanying horrific tales as things of the past, but its impact has never faded away, especially in rural parts of the country where help for victims or post-Ebola recovery programs have been practically nonexistent.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Supt. Cooper Seeks Cancellation of ‘Controversial’ Sethi Scrap Deal

[Observer] Nimba County Superintendent Dorr Cooper has filed a counter response to a lawsuit against the County’s administration seeking the cancellation of two agreements with Sethi Ferro Fabrick Incorporated for the sale and purchase of 450,000 metri…

[Observer] Nimba County Superintendent Dorr Cooper has filed a counter response to a lawsuit against the County's administration seeking the cancellation of two agreements with Sethi Ferro Fabrick Incorporated for the sale and purchase of 450,000 metric tons of scrap, arguing that the deal was approved by former President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and the legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UN Urges Weah Administration to Promote Reconciliation, Land and Constitutional Reforms

[Observer] The UN Security Council has emphasized the need for the Liberian government to make “expanded efforts to address the root causes of conflict, reinvigorate reconciliation processes, promote land reform, and advance constitutional and institut…

[Observer] The UN Security Council has emphasized the need for the Liberian government to make "expanded efforts to address the root causes of conflict, reinvigorate reconciliation processes, promote land reform, and advance constitutional and institutional reforms."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia