The Human Cost of Ethiopia’s Sweeping State of Emergency

[Addis Standard] On Saturday Dec. 17, Siraj Fegessa, Ethiopia’s minister of defense and the secretariat of the command post tasked to implement the country’s sweeping six-month state of emergency (SOE), had news that should have come as a relief to ten…

[Addis Standard] On Saturday Dec. 17, Siraj Fegessa, Ethiopia's minister of defense and the secretariat of the command post tasked to implement the country's sweeping six-month state of emergency (SOE), had news that should have come as a relief to tens of thousands of Ethiopians.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

President Sirleaf Commissions Six Senior Government Officials

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commissioned six senior government officials recently confirmed by the Liberian Senate while at the same time – recognized their efforts as people who have served the Government and people of Liberia s…

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commissioned six senior government officials recently confirmed by the Liberian Senate while at the same time - recognized their efforts as people who have served the Government and people of Liberia so well, that deserved continuous recognitions and elevations.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Flawed Diamond Regulations Fuelling Child Labour – Campaigners

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Thousands of children work in Congo diamond mines mainly to pay for food and school fees, and girls who live near mines prey to rape, forced marriage and prostitution

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Thousands of children work in Congo diamond mines mainly to pay for food and school fees, and girls who live near mines prey to rape, forced marriage and prostitution

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

FERWABA Increases Youth Holiday Training Camps

[New Times] In a bid to nurture and develop basketball talent at the grassroots level, the Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) has increased the number of sites for under 13 and under 16 basketball camps for both boys and girls.

[New Times] In a bid to nurture and develop basketball talent at the grassroots level, the Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) has increased the number of sites for under 13 and under 16 basketball camps for both boys and girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Local Entrepreneurs Should Take Advantage of Govt Incentives

[New Times] The local business community could soon get more incentives as the government moves to increase support to the country’s industrial sector to make it more competitive.

[New Times] The local business community could soon get more incentives as the government moves to increase support to the country's industrial sector to make it more competitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why We Are Sending Soldiers to Argentina to Learn Cattle Rearing – Buratai

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian army has said that some army officers have been sent to Argentina to learn the art and trade of cattle rearing in preparation for the setting up of cattle ranches across the country.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian army has said that some army officers have been sent to Argentina to learn the art and trade of cattle rearing in preparation for the setting up of cattle ranches across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria