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

Jonathan Williams Confesses to Killing Journalist Browne, but More Questions Abound

[Observer] Jonathan Williams, the prime suspect in the death of Super FM TV cameraman Tyron Browne, has told police investigators that he killed the journalist in ‘self-defense’ after the journalist reportedly refused to leave his residence when asked …

[Observer] Jonathan Williams, the prime suspect in the death of Super FM TV cameraman Tyron Browne, has told police investigators that he killed the journalist in 'self-defense' after the journalist reportedly refused to leave his residence when asked to do so on the evening of Sunday, April 15.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

AFL’s First Female Deputy Chief of Staff Awaits Senate’s Blessing

[Observer] The Liberian Senate’s committee on Defense, Security, Intelligence and Veteran Affairs has exhaustively grilled Liberia’s first female nominee for the post of Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia and there are indications tha…

[Observer] The Liberian Senate's committee on Defense, Security, Intelligence and Veteran Affairs has exhaustively grilled Liberia's first female nominee for the post of Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia and there are indications that she will receive the blessing of senate plenary this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Xenophobia – South African Mob Burns Another Nigerian Alive

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Community in South Africa has announced the killing of Clement Nwaogu, who was burnt alive by a mob in the latest xenophobia attack in that country.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Community in South Africa has announced the killing of Clement Nwaogu, who was burnt alive by a mob in the latest xenophobia attack in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria