Violence Erupts As Ex-Soldiers Demand Pay

[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard at three military camps in Ivory Coast as former fighters asked for back pay and bonuses. The violence was similar to a 2014 strike where former rebels made similar demands.

[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard at three military camps in Ivory Coast as former fighters asked for back pay and bonuses. The violence was similar to a 2014 strike where former rebels made similar demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Liberia Lauds Outgoing Swedish Ambassador for Accomplishments

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Liberia, Her Excellency, Lena Nordström for the many accomplishments during her tenure here in Liberia, especially in the areas of agriculture, education, gender, economic cooperation, security sector, SDGs and bided her farewell.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded outgoing Swedish Ambassador to Liberia, Her Excellency, Lena Nordström for the many accomplishments during her tenure here in Liberia, especially in the areas of agriculture, education, gender, economic cooperation, security sector, SDGs and bided her farewell.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Women Group Dissatisfied Over Selection of Csos for Civic Voters Education

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A consortium of women groups have expressed dissatisfaction over being left out of the civic voters education exercise recently commissioned by the National Elections Commission (NEC).

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A consortium of women groups have expressed dissatisfaction over being left out of the civic voters education exercise recently commissioned by the National Elections Commission (NEC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Elections Coordinating Committee Prepares to Observe Voter Registration

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In preparation to observe the Voter Registration Process, the Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) organized two stakeholders’ engagement to validate its observation deployment and communications strategies, on December 28…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In preparation to observe the Voter Registration Process, the Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) organized two stakeholders' engagement to validate its observation deployment and communications strategies, on December 28 and 29, 2016, respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Council of West African Churches Condemns Ecowas Against Jammeh

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Group of religious leaders in West Africa has called on ECOWAS not to use any military means to unseat the defeated Gambian leader Yayah Jammeh.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Group of religious leaders in West Africa has called on ECOWAS not to use any military means to unseat the defeated Gambian leader Yayah Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Seven Killed in West Darfur Attack

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -A gunfight between gunmen and police and security forces resulted in the death of seven people in the locality of El Geneina early Thursday morning.

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -A gunfight between gunmen and police and security forces resulted in the death of seven people in the locality of El Geneina early Thursday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Security Stops Vigil for Detained Activist

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Mecca -A vigil carried out by the families and supporters of detainees in front of the headquarters of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Khartoum was dispersed by the same security forces on Thursday mo…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Mecca -A vigil carried out by the families and supporters of detainees in front of the headquarters of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Khartoum was dispersed by the same security forces on Thursday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Gunmen Kill Fisherman in South Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Gireida -Armed men shot fishermen in Gireida locality, South Darfur, on Wednesday afternoon. One of the victims, a displaced man, was killed on the spot. Three others sustained injuries.

[Radio Dabanga] Gireida -Armed men shot fishermen in Gireida locality, South Darfur, on Wednesday afternoon. One of the victims, a displaced man, was killed on the spot. Three others sustained injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan