LRA Seizes More Undeclared Cars

[New Dawn] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has announced the confiscation of four additional vehicles and a motorbike allegedly smuggled into the country in two 40ft pre-shipment inspection (PSI) containers belonging to two separate consignees. The…

[New Dawn] The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has announced the confiscation of four additional vehicles and a motorbike allegedly smuggled into the country in two 40ft pre-shipment inspection (PSI) containers belonging to two separate consignees. The containers were shipped from Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States of America. According to a press release, the vehicles and motor bike along with other goods were discovered on containers marked "MRKU2010634" and "MSKU 86465423" with tampered seal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Could National Dialogue Lead to Change of Guard in Uganda?

[East African] Behind the debate over whether Article 102(b) of Uganda’s Constitution should be amended to allow President Yoweri Museveni to seek another term — after he turns 75 ahead of the 2021 elections — efforts to push for national dialogue ar…

[East African] Behind the debate over whether Article 102(b) of Uganda's Constitution should be amended to allow President Yoweri Museveni to seek another term -- after he turns 75 ahead of the 2021 elections -- efforts to push for national dialogue are taking shape.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya, Uganda to Upgrade the Suam Border Crossing

[East African] Kenya hopes to boost regional trade by improving the efficiency and clearance of cargo and passengers on the Northern Corridor by opening a one-stop-border-post (OSBP) with Uganda at the Suam crossing in northwest Kenya.

[East African] Kenya hopes to boost regional trade by improving the efficiency and clearance of cargo and passengers on the Northern Corridor by opening a one-stop-border-post (OSBP) with Uganda at the Suam crossing in northwest Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Facebook Friend Invited to Birthday Party, Kidnapped

[Vanguard] The Abia State Police Command has arrested the leader of a kidnap gang, identified as Prince Agorom, who allegedly invited his friend to his birthday party, seized him and demanded N5 million ransom.

[Vanguard] The Abia State Police Command has arrested the leader of a kidnap gang, identified as Prince Agorom, who allegedly invited his friend to his birthday party, seized him and demanded N5 million ransom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Amisom Honours Sierra Leonean Police Officers for Contributing to Peace in Somalia

[Dalsan Radio] Individual Police Officers (IPOs) from Sierra Leone have been commended by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for their performance in mentoring and advising their Somali counterparts during their deployment in Mogadishu. Spea…

[Dalsan Radio] Individual Police Officers (IPOs) from Sierra Leone have been commended by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for their performance in mentoring and advising their Somali counterparts during their deployment in Mogadishu. Speaking on Saturday during a medal award parade for the 10 IPOs who are rotating out after completing their one year tour of duty in Somalia, the AMISOM Police Chief of Staff, Rex Dundun, said the contingent played a major role in enabling the Mission achieve its mandate. "The

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

No Plastic Bags on the Streets of Nairobi

[Nation] It was one of the most difficult things to do – to spot a Kenyan carrying a polythene bag this Monday as the government-imposed ban on polythene bags came to bear.

[Nation] It was one of the most difficult things to do - to spot a Kenyan carrying a polythene bag this Monday as the government-imposed ban on polythene bags came to bear.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Says Removal of Libya’s Colonel Gaddafi a Tragedy

[This is Africa] The invasion of Libya by the U.S., Britain and France has left Libya a breeding ground for terrorists. The country is in chaos and peace has been elusive. British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson i…

[This is Africa] The invasion of Libya by the U.S., Britain and France has left Libya a breeding ground for terrorists. The country is in chaos and peace has been elusive. British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson in an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today programme said the removal of Col. Muammar Gaddafi from power has been a tragedy for Libyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya