Public Works Official Nabbed for R1.4 Million Fraud

[News24Wire] A Department of Public Works official is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Commercial Crimes Court on Friday, facing charges relating to alleged fraud and corruption totalling R1.4m.

[News24Wire] A Department of Public Works official is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Commercial Crimes Court on Friday, facing charges relating to alleged fraud and corruption totalling R1.4m.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S.$200 K Bridge Dedicated in Duo Tiahyee

[Observer] During a recent tour of Nimba County, northern Liberia, Vice President Joseph Boakai dedicated a bridge connecting over 24 towns and villages in Duo Tiahyee, Nimba County Electoral District #2. The bridge, according to the residents, was rec…

[Observer] During a recent tour of Nimba County, northern Liberia, Vice President Joseph Boakai dedicated a bridge connecting over 24 towns and villages in Duo Tiahyee, Nimba County Electoral District #2. The bridge, according to the residents, was reconstructed at the cost of about US$200,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Moci Arrests Nigerian Beer for Illegal Importation, Trademark

[Observer] The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) has disclosed the arrest of over 200 cartons of Nigerian beer, Star Radler, in the country for illegal importation and the lack of branded trademark, describing it as criminal act. The beer is a r…

[Observer] The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) has disclosed the arrest of over 200 cartons of Nigerian beer, Star Radler, in the country for illegal importation and the lack of branded trademark, describing it as criminal act. The beer is a registered trademark of Nigeria Business, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Country On Funding Drive to Become First Sub-Saharan Nation Free of Malaria

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -“This last mile is the most difficult – we need more support to sustain the gains we have made yet donors often turn their attention elsewhere as cases drop”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -"This last mile is the most difficult - we need more support to sustain the gains we have made yet donors often turn their attention elsewhere as cases drop"

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Life After Fistula – Surgery Helps Heal Stigma

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Batouri -The social consequences of fistula are often severe: girls and women are unable to work, become isolated, publicly shamed and even driven from their homes

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Batouri -The social consequences of fistula are often severe: girls and women are unable to work, become isolated, publicly shamed and even driven from their homes

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Women Street Cooks Hope for Safety, Loans

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -“Urban food vending may be a good tool for creating livelihood security for the urban poor, but to achieve this there has to be better policy initiatives”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -"Urban food vending may be a good tool for creating livelihood security for the urban poor, but to achieve this there has to be better policy initiatives"

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How Corruption Is Fraying the Country’s Social and Economic Fabric

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans are not happy. According to the recent Bloomberg’s Misery Index, South Africa is the second-most miserable country on earth. Venezuela tops the list of emerging countries.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans are not happy. According to the recent Bloomberg's Misery Index, South Africa is the second-most miserable country on earth. Venezuela tops the list of emerging countries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa