Liberia Ranks Globally At 90/176

[Observer] The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) said it is deeply concerned that Liberia continues to fail to address the entrenched culture of impunity, or to enforce existing laws and policies against it.

[Observer] The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) said it is deeply concerned that Liberia continues to fail to address the entrenched culture of impunity, or to enforce existing laws and policies against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Hundreds Stranded, Thirsty At President’s Annual Address

[Observer] Hundreds of people who gathered on the grounds of the Capitol Building for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s final State of the Nation address on Monday, found themselves confined for more than five hours by security personnel who restricted…

[Observer] Hundreds of people who gathered on the grounds of the Capitol Building for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's final State of the Nation address on Monday, found themselves confined for more than five hours by security personnel who restricted all those who entered the grounds from going out, even to find water and food.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Grim Outlook for Africans Seeking Refuge As Trump Looks to Ban Somalis, Sudanese

[The Conversation Africa] Less than a week into his presidency, Donald Trump has made good on his signature campaign threat to start building a wall on the border with Mexico. A second executive order will facilitate swifter deportations for illegal im…

[The Conversation Africa] Less than a week into his presidency, Donald Trump has made good on his signature campaign threat to start building a wall on the border with Mexico. A second executive order will facilitate swifter deportations for illegal immigrants. But this is only a start, with other measures set to be announced this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mugabe Birthday Bash Re-Opens Old Wounds

[New Zimbabwe] A BULAWAYO-BASED secessionist party, Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP), says it is mobilising people to boycott President Robert Mugabe’s birthday bash to be held at the Matopo Hills because the event would be a celebration of the 1980’s Gu…

[New Zimbabwe] A BULAWAYO-BASED secessionist party, Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP), says it is mobilising people to boycott President Robert Mugabe's birthday bash to be held at the Matopo Hills because the event would be a celebration of the 1980's Gukurahundi killings.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Could Boxing Star Manyuchi Defend Title?

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE’S top boxer Charles Manyuchi left the country yesterday for Zambia where he will step up preparations for the defence of his title scheduled for Singapore in March.Manyuchi is set to defend his World Boxing Council silver welterwe…

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE'S top boxer Charles Manyuchi left the country yesterday for Zambia where he will step up preparations for the defence of his title scheduled for Singapore in March.Manyuchi is set to defend his World Boxing Council silver welterweight title on March 25 against Uzbekistan's Qudratillo Abduqaxorov. Speaking before his departure at a send-off ceremony organised by Friends of Manyuchi at Harare Gardens, the 27-year-old said he was looking forward to the fight.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

FM – Libya Neighboring Countries and African High Level Committee Submit Recommendations On Libyan Issue to Addis Ababa Summit

[SNA] Brazzaville -The State Minister, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kamal Edeen Ismail has outlined that the representatives of eleven African countries will start intensive meetings on next, Friday, to discuss the developments of the situations…

[SNA] Brazzaville -The State Minister, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kamal Edeen Ismail has outlined that the representatives of eleven African countries will start intensive meetings on next, Friday, to discuss the developments of the situations in Libya and submit certain recommendations, in this connection, to the African Summit scheduled to start sessions, in the Ethiopian Capital next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sugarcane Farmers Drag Minister Bimha to Court

[The Herald] Nearly 1 000 indigenous sugarcane farmers in the Lowveld have taken Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha to the High Court seeking an order for him to reverse an arbitrary increase in cane milling charges.The farmers argue that the in…

[The Herald] Nearly 1 000 indigenous sugarcane farmers in the Lowveld have taken Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha to the High Court seeking an order for him to reverse an arbitrary increase in cane milling charges.The farmers argue that the increase in the charges threaten the viability of beneficiaries of Government's Land Reform Programme and will eventually force them off the land.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hassabo Leaves for Congo to Take Part in Summit of AU High-Level Committee On Libya

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, accompanied by several government officials, left, Thursday, for Republic of Congo to participate in Summit of the African Union High-level Mechanism on Libya.

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, accompanied by several government officials, left, Thursday, for Republic of Congo to participate in Summit of the African Union High-level Mechanism on Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Council of Ministers Approves Report On Sennar As Capital of Islamic Culture for Year 2017

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers, chaired by the First Vice – President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Thursday approved a report on Sennar as the Capital of Islamic Culture in the year 2017, which was presented at the cabinet’s …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers, chaired by the First Vice - President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Thursday approved a report on Sennar as the Capital of Islamic Culture in the year 2017, which was presented at the cabinet's meeting by the Minister of Culture, Al-Tayeb Hassan Badawi. Meanwhile, the Council of Ministers has given a directive for intensifying the media efforts for informing about the Islamic antiquities and history of Islamic Sennar Sultanate.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan