Addis Makes Little Progress on Rights Reforms

[HRW] Ethiopia made little progress in 2017 on much-needed human rights reforms. Instead, it used a prolonged state of emergency, security force abuses, and repressive laws to continue suppressing basic rights and freedoms.

[HRW] Ethiopia made little progress in 2017 on much-needed human rights reforms. Instead, it used a prolonged state of emergency, security force abuses, and repressive laws to continue suppressing basic rights and freedoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Conflict, Violence, Protests – and An Absent President

[HRW] The ongoing Boko Haram conflict in the northeast, cycles of communal violence between pastoralists and farmers, and separatist protests in the south defined Nigeria’s human rights landscape in 2017.

[HRW] The ongoing Boko Haram conflict in the northeast, cycles of communal violence between pastoralists and farmers, and separatist protests in the south defined Nigeria's human rights landscape in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President-Elect Weah, Your Compliance With LACC Means a Lot

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) has challenged President-elect George Weah to take the lead in declaring his assets as he takes over the country next Monday.

[Observer] The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) has challenged President-elect George Weah to take the lead in declaring his assets as he takes over the country next Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mrs. Catherine E. Johnson Dies

[Observer] The death is announced of Mrs. Catherine Ellen Johnson, daughter of Mr. Gabriel Johnson, granddaughter of Liberian President Hilary Richard Wright Johnson and great granddaughter of the eminent Liberian pioneer, Elijah Johnson.

[Observer] The death is announced of Mrs. Catherine Ellen Johnson, daughter of Mr. Gabriel Johnson, granddaughter of Liberian President Hilary Richard Wright Johnson and great granddaughter of the eminent Liberian pioneer, Elijah Johnson.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Prioritize Fixing ‘Messy’ Education,’ NTAL Urges President-Elect

[Observer] Even though President-elect George Weah has already promised that his government will take ‘giant steps’ to revamp the country’s education sector, the leadership of the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL) has called on him to kee…

[Observer] Even though President-elect George Weah has already promised that his government will take 'giant steps' to revamp the country's education sector, the leadership of the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL) has called on him to keep that promise by considering the sector as one of his foremost priorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Executive Mansion Not Prepared for Weah

[Observer] Since the executive mansion was gutted by fire during President Sirleaf’s first term of office 11 years ago, it is yet to be prepared as offices and habitable living quarters for the new president-elect, George Weah, sources have told the Da…

[Observer] Since the executive mansion was gutted by fire during President Sirleaf's first term of office 11 years ago, it is yet to be prepared as offices and habitable living quarters for the new president-elect, George Weah, sources have told the Daily Observer.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Transport Authority Broke?

[Observer] Over the past three months, the National Transit Authority (NTA) has not been able to function effectively from what is suspected to be a lack of money to run the state-owned enterprise. Following a week-long investigation conducted by the D…

[Observer] Over the past three months, the National Transit Authority (NTA) has not been able to function effectively from what is suspected to be a lack of money to run the state-owned enterprise. Following a week-long investigation conducted by the Daily Observer it was discovered that the NTA has, since three months ago, shut its doors to the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Monrovians to Benefit From Free MRI Testing

[Observer] Residents of Montserrado County Electoral District #12, and those in its immediate environs will benefit from a ‘free medical service’ being offered by the district’s newly elected lawmaker.

[Observer] Residents of Montserrado County Electoral District #12, and those in its immediate environs will benefit from a 'free medical service' being offered by the district's newly elected lawmaker.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rev. Tolbert to Job Seekers – ‘Come With Skills, Talents’

[Observer] In the face of public concerns about the growing number of individuals trooping to the CDC headquarters daily in illusive search of almost non-existent jobs, Peace Ambassador Rev. William R. Tolbert, III is calling on them to come along with…

[Observer] In the face of public concerns about the growing number of individuals trooping to the CDC headquarters daily in illusive search of almost non-existent jobs, Peace Ambassador Rev. William R. Tolbert, III is calling on them to come along with skills and competence.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia