Movie Review – Maher Brought to Life a Forgotten Story

[Observer] Maher, a fiction about the Liberian civil war, honestly depicts and brings to life the killings of hundreds of innocent civilians on January 18, 2002 in Tubmanburg, Bomi County, when rebels accused them of being supporters of another rebel p…

[Observer] Maher, a fiction about the Liberian civil war, honestly depicts and brings to life the killings of hundreds of innocent civilians on January 18, 2002 in Tubmanburg, Bomi County, when rebels accused them of being supporters of another rebel party.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Disunity Retards Development’

[Observer] Nimba County Senator, Thomas Grupee has urged citizens of the county residing in Bomi, Cape Mount and Gbarpolu counties to unite their efforts to help develop the country.

[Observer] Nimba County Senator, Thomas Grupee has urged citizens of the county residing in Bomi, Cape Mount and Gbarpolu counties to unite their efforts to help develop the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Fake It Till You Make It – What Is SA Doing About Its Fake News Problem?

[Daily Maverick] There’s an alternative world in which Desmond Tutu has passed away, a sex-tape featuring late singer Mandoza and a white woman has just been released, and men can easily circumcise themselves at home. It’s the universe in which South A…

[Daily Maverick] There's an alternative world in which Desmond Tutu has passed away, a sex-tape featuring late singer Mandoza and a white woman has just been released, and men can easily circumcise themselves at home. It's the universe in which South Africa's fake news websites operates. Last year the country woke up to the fact that it's not just America dealing with fake news - but has anything actually changed since then? By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Re-Inventing ‘Kafkaesque’ – SA Travel Restrictions Open Door to Abuse

[Daily Maverick] In a world gripped by renewed fears of refugees, those regarded as “other”, as well as the scourge of human trafficking, travellers are increasingly finding themselves caught in a web of mind-numbing, costly bureaucracy. In December, a…

[Daily Maverick] In a world gripped by renewed fears of refugees, those regarded as "other", as well as the scourge of human trafficking, travellers are increasingly finding themselves caught in a web of mind-numbing, costly bureaucracy. In December, after the Belgian leader of the Socialist Party, his partner and their nine-year-old child were prevented from boarding a plane to holiday in Cape Town, three major newspapers in that country reported that it is now virtually impossible to travel to South Africa with children.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Embattled Libtelco Md Sebastian Muah Resigns?

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Following FrontPageAfrica’s investigative report about Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (LIBTELCO) Managing Director shoddy investment of US$225,000 in a Casino in Central Africa Republic, Sebastian Muah has, according…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Following FrontPageAfrica's investigative report about Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (LIBTELCO) Managing Director shoddy investment of US$225,000 in a Casino in Central Africa Republic, Sebastian Muah has, according to reliable sources step down his post.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberians Complain of Bad Labor Practice At Chinese Construction Company

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Working under bad labor conditions without option, workers of TSMO Construction Company are now growing weary of what they now see as maltreatment on the part of the company against them.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Working under bad labor conditions without option, workers of TSMO Construction Company are now growing weary of what they now see as maltreatment on the part of the company against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Plane Crash – Ownership of Cargo Remains Unclear

[News24Wire] An engine failure caused a private plane carrying gold to crash-land in southern Zimbabwe, injuring two people on Tuesday, officials say, but ownership of the cargo still remains unclear.

[News24Wire] An engine failure caused a private plane carrying gold to crash-land in southern Zimbabwe, injuring two people on Tuesday, officials say, but ownership of the cargo still remains unclear.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Did Tshwane’s Solly Msimanga Really Break SA Foreign Policy?

[Daily Maverick] Julius Malema’s favourite member of the Democratic Alliance, Tshwane Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga, recently pulled a Donald J. Trump and found himself cozying up with the Taiwanese. Did the VIP -slaying politician destroy decades of …

[Daily Maverick] Julius Malema's favourite member of the Democratic Alliance, Tshwane Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga, recently pulled a Donald J. Trump and found himself cozying up with the Taiwanese. Did the VIP -slaying politician destroy decades of delicately wrought South African foreign policy when he visited Taipei over the course of the Christmas break? Or was this a political storm in a teacup, generated to undermine his shaky coalition? RICHARD POPLAK travelled to Centurion to find out.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa