Battle for Women’s Rights Yet to Be Won, Says Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

[RFI] Liberia’s ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged women to “Dream Big” on International Women’s Day. Sirleaf, who served two terms, recently won the prestigious Mo Ibrahim prize in recognition of her work in leading Liberia’s recovery from y…

[RFI] Liberia's ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged women to "Dream Big" on International Women's Day. Sirleaf, who served two terms, recently won the prestigious Mo Ibrahim prize in recognition of her work in leading Liberia's recovery from years of civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

IMF Team Here to Assess Liberia’s Economy

[Observer] A seven-man International Monetary Fund (IMF) Article IV Consultation Team yesterday arrived in the country to hold series of discussions and technical meetings with various stakeholders, including authorities at the Ministry of Finance and …

[Observer] A seven-man International Monetary Fund (IMF) Article IV Consultation Team yesterday arrived in the country to hold series of discussions and technical meetings with various stakeholders, including authorities at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) to assess the status of the country's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lassa Fever Resurfaces With 3 Deaths

[Observer] Lassa fever is a viral hemorrhagic illness caused by a virus that is transmitted through contact with the urine or feces of infected rodents and through direct contact with body fluids of infected individuals.

[Observer] Lassa fever is a viral hemorrhagic illness caused by a virus that is transmitted through contact with the urine or feces of infected rodents and through direct contact with body fluids of infected individuals.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

“Your Plight Is Priority to Me” First Lady On International Women’s Day

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The First Lady, Ambassador Clar M. Weah, today joined hundreds of women from all walks of life in commemorating March 8, International Women’s Day.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The First Lady, Ambassador Clar M. Weah, today joined hundreds of women from all walks of life in commemorating March 8, International Women's Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

How Thinking About Murderers As Hunters Could Help the Police

[The Conversation Africa] Psychological profiling, also called criminal personality assessment, is a useful weapon in the armoury of an investigator trying to solve a crime. It’s a process that involves what Richard Kocsis, a forensic psychologist and …

[The Conversation Africa] Psychological profiling, also called criminal personality assessment, is a useful weapon in the armoury of an investigator trying to solve a crime. It's a process that involves what Richard Kocsis, a forensic psychologist and criminologist, describes as collecting "leads and biological sketches of behavioural patterns, trends and tendencies".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Military Chiefs’ North Korea Visit Raises Eyebrows

[Zimbabwe Independent] The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the United States are closely watching the Zimbabwean government’s relations with North Korea after Harare sent a military delegation to the secretive Asian state last month.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the United States are closely watching the Zimbabwean government's relations with North Korea after Harare sent a military delegation to the secretive Asian state last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SOS Welcomes 19 Children Into Family Homes

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Social Organization Society, SOS, has welcomed 19 children into its family homes, as part of development responses to strengthening Liberian families.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Social Organization Society, SOS, has welcomed 19 children into its family homes, as part of development responses to strengthening Liberian families.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

RSF Capture Rebel Suleiman Marjan

[SNA] Khartoum -The senior rebel, Suleiman Marjan and one of his aide were captured by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) while they were riding a car with four mortars and personal weapon near Jebel Issa , Al-Malha Locality in North Darfur State, RSF Offi…

[SNA] Khartoum -The senior rebel, Suleiman Marjan and one of his aide were captured by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) while they were riding a car with four mortars and personal weapon near Jebel Issa , Al-Malha Locality in North Darfur State, RSF Official Spokesman, Col. Abdul-Rahman Al-Gaali said in a statement to SUNA, Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan