The Baby Who Was Kept in the Closet

[Observer] The touching story of Dynasty, who in 2004, sat behind bars pregnant in Westminster, Maryland, USA, and wasn’t released until her deportation back to Liberia two years after the child was born, just went viral after her daughter found her th…

[Observer] The touching story of Dynasty, who in 2004, sat behind bars pregnant in Westminster, Maryland, USA, and wasn't released until her deportation back to Liberia two years after the child was born, just went viral after her daughter found her through Facebook.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Launches Initiative to Employ Disaffected Youth

[Deutsche Welle] For the last two decades, the Ethiopian government has been trumping the country’s economic successes , which earned it the title the “African Tiger.” However the youth appear to have been left behind.

[Deutsche Welle] For the last two decades, the Ethiopian government has been trumping the country's economic successes , which earned it the title the "African Tiger." However the youth appear to have been left behind.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Robbers Attack Nigerian Journalist

[Premium Times] Armed robbers Wednesday morning stormed the residence of the Ebonyi State correspondent of National Mirror Newspapers, Godwin Aliuna, and dispossessed him of his money and other valuables at gun point.

[Premium Times] Armed robbers Wednesday morning stormed the residence of the Ebonyi State correspondent of National Mirror Newspapers, Godwin Aliuna, and dispossessed him of his money and other valuables at gun point.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘State-Owned Airline to Cut Senior Positions’

[The Herald] Air Zimbabwe is in the process of restructuring its staff, in a move that will see a number of senior positions collapsed to reduce costs, the airline’s chief executive Captain Ripton Muzenda has said.Capt Muzenda said this when he, togeth…

[The Herald] Air Zimbabwe is in the process of restructuring its staff, in a move that will see a number of senior positions collapsed to reduce costs, the airline's chief executive Captain Ripton Muzenda has said.Capt Muzenda said this when he, together with the Airzim board chairperson Professor Chipo Dyanda appeared before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport and Infrastructural Development chaired by Chegutu West MP Cde Dexter Nduna (Zanu-PF).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Canada Cautions Nigerians Against Rumoured Visa Lottery

[Vanguard] The Canadian Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Mr Lajos Arendas, on Wednesday said that it was imperative for Nigerians to know of the non-existence of any Canadian Visa Lottery.

[Vanguard] The Canadian Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Mr Lajos Arendas, on Wednesday said that it was imperative for Nigerians to know of the non-existence of any Canadian Visa Lottery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Borno Women React to Emir Sanusi’s ‘One-Wife-for-the-Poor’ Proposal

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions from women in Borno have trailed the move by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, to ensure that poor men did not marry more than one wife.

[Vanguard] Mixed reactions from women in Borno have trailed the move by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, to ensure that poor men did not marry more than one wife.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers Setup Schools to Funnel County Funds Surreptitiously

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -More eyebrows are being raised over the disbursement of funds to Montserrado County District #5 Representative, Thomas Fallah and other lawmakers as a result of the inability of the county’s administration and the Project Ma…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -More eyebrows are being raised over the disbursement of funds to Montserrado County District #5 Representative, Thomas Fallah and other lawmakers as a result of the inability of the county's administration and the Project Management Committee (PMC) to account for the County Development Fund (CDF) and the Social Development Fund (SDF) properly, following a 2014 GAC audit report.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia