My Govt Will Not Compete With the Private Sector – Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Star] The President Elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promised members of the Private Enterprise Federation(PEF) that his administration will not compete with the private sector for funds.

[Ghana Star] The President Elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promised members of the Private Enterprise Federation(PEF) that his administration will not compete with the private sector for funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Three Years Into Conflict, Humanitarian Needs Continue to Rise – UN

[UN News] Since fighting first erupted in South Sudan three years back, tens of thousands have died, food insecurity and acute malnutrition are at unprecedented levels, and more than three million have been driven from their homes the United Nations hu…

[UN News] Since fighting first erupted in South Sudan three years back, tens of thousands have died, food insecurity and acute malnutrition are at unprecedented levels, and more than three million have been driven from their homes the United Nations humanitarian arm has reported.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Currency Drop Squeezes Christmas Spending

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The sudden increase of the exchange rate between the U.S. and Liberian dollars is heralding hardship for many Liberians and as a result, not many are shopping for Christmas. Both sellers and buyers are feeling the pinch.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The sudden increase of the exchange rate between the U.S. and Liberian dollars is heralding hardship for many Liberians and as a result, not many are shopping for Christmas. Both sellers and buyers are feeling the pinch.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia’s Finance Minister Admits Economy Hit By Recession

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia’s economy is in recession and chances of salvaging it in the short term is far-fetched, Finance and Development Planning Boima Kamara told a news conference in Monrovia Wednesday.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's economy is in recession and chances of salvaging it in the short term is far-fetched, Finance and Development Planning Boima Kamara told a news conference in Monrovia Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

840 Smallholder Farmers Acquire New Farming Skills

[Observer] More than 840 smallholder farmers the Liberia Agri-business Development Activity (LADA) selected from Bong, Nimba, Lofa and Montserrado counties have acquired new agricultural skills that will enhance their productivity in farming to improve…

[Observer] More than 840 smallholder farmers the Liberia Agri-business Development Activity (LADA) selected from Bong, Nimba, Lofa and Montserrado counties have acquired new agricultural skills that will enhance their productivity in farming to improve the country's food security.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Gambia Should Not Dent Progress of Democracy in West Africa’ – Dr. Ibn Chambas

[Observer] Democracy, which is government by the people, is gradually taking a stronghold in the West African region and The Gambia, which is gradually being plunged into political anarchy after the December 1 electoral process, cannot be of any except…

[Observer] Democracy, which is government by the people, is gradually taking a stronghold in the West African region and The Gambia, which is gradually being plunged into political anarchy after the December 1 electoral process, cannot be of any exception, the most senior official of the United Nations in West Africa, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

DRC’s Political Crisis After 19 December

[African Arguments] Protests and arrests have been centred on the Democratic Republic of Congo’s major cities, but we should also pay attention to more rural areas.

[African Arguments] Protests and arrests have been centred on the Democratic Republic of Congo's major cities, but we should also pay attention to more rural areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Judge Orders Grace Mugabe to Return Seized Diamond Ring

[News24Wire] A Harare judge has ordered Zimbabwe’s controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe to return three properties that she seized from a Lebanese businessman in a botched US$1.35m diamond ring deal.

[News24Wire] A Harare judge has ordered Zimbabwe's controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe to return three properties that she seized from a Lebanese businessman in a botched US$1.35m diamond ring deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Leaders Must Ensure Peaceful Transfer of Power to President-Elect, Says Security Council

[UN News] Welcoming the African Union’s decision to recognize Adama Barrow as President-Elect of Gambia, the United Nations Security Council reiterated its call on outgoing President Yayha Jammeh to transfer power to the President-Elect in peaceful and…

[UN News] Welcoming the African Union's decision to recognize Adama Barrow as President-Elect of Gambia, the United Nations Security Council reiterated its call on outgoing President Yayha Jammeh to transfer power to the President-Elect in peaceful and orderly manner.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia