UN Demands Robust Contact Tracing to Kick Ebola Out

[New Dawn] The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, has urged that the “promising result” that is seen in Liberia in the Ebola fight “must be shown regionally to avoid … retransmission” of the virus.

[New Dawn] The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, has urged that the "promising result" that is seen in Liberia in the Ebola fight "must be shown regionally to avoid ... retransmission" of the virus.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Supreme Court Freezes Soldier’s Release

[New Dawn] Liberia’s Supreme Court has ordered the Criminal Court “A” to stop handling Armed Forces of Liberia or AFL Officer Melvin K. Tolbert’s case, rather instructing that the soldiers be “remanded to the Military Barrack” pending the outcome of a …

[New Dawn] Liberia's Supreme Court has ordered the Criminal Court "A" to stop handling Armed Forces of Liberia or AFL Officer Melvin K. Tolbert's case, rather instructing that the soldiers be "remanded to the Military Barrack" pending the outcome of a scheduled conference with Associate Justice Jamesetta H. Wolokolie tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 June.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Basketball League Hit Communities

[New Dawn] The Liberian Basketball Federation has begun its decentralization program by taking the 3rd Division league to four communities across Monrovia. Those communities are the Borough of New Kru Town, Paynesville Township, Barnerville and another…

[New Dawn] The Liberian Basketball Federation has begun its decentralization program by taking the 3rd Division league to four communities across Monrovia. Those communities are the Borough of New Kru Town, Paynesville Township, Barnerville and another community.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Sponsors Peace Games At SKD

[New Dawn] Following an intercessory service held on Sunday at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Monrovia to commemorate ten years of uninterrupted peace in Liberia, the Ministry of Youth and Sports held one-day sporting activities, bringing together …

[New Dawn] Following an intercessory service held on Sunday at the St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Monrovia to commemorate ten years of uninterrupted peace in Liberia, the Ministry of Youth and Sports held one-day sporting activities, bringing together government officials and the media here.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Minister Mushohwe Slams South African Politician Maimane’s Remarks

[The Herald] Government yesterday slammed South Africa’s white-dominated opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party leader, Mr Mmusi Maimane, for attacking President Mugabe and meddling in the country’s internal affairs.The Government also did not have …

[The Herald] Government yesterday slammed South Africa's white-dominated opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party leader, Mr Mmusi Maimane, for attacking President Mugabe and meddling in the country's internal affairs.The Government also did not have kind words for Economic Freedom Front (EFF) leader Mr Julia Malema, who of late has been making crude utterances against Zimbabwe's leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzania – Clampdown On Gays Creates Climate of Hate

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzanian President Magufuli’s threat to clamp down on homosexuals is creating a climate of hatred and fear. It is not the first time the government has targeted certain groups, thereby provoking heated debate.

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzanian President Magufuli's threat to clamp down on homosexuals is creating a climate of hatred and fear. It is not the first time the government has targeted certain groups, thereby provoking heated debate.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Opinion – Stop the Violence, Fix the Famine

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan has more fertile farmland than it would need to feed its people. Analyst James Shimanyula says that this is not possible without an end to the continuing ethnic violence.

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan has more fertile farmland than it would need to feed its people. Analyst James Shimanyula says that this is not possible without an end to the continuing ethnic violence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Would-Be Migrants Tell of Ordeal On Return Home

[Deutsche Welle] Almost 40,000 Nigerians entered the EU illegally last year. Others only got as far as Libya – some of whom are now back in Nigeria, where they are trying to recover from their harrowing experiences.

[Deutsche Welle] Almost 40,000 Nigerians entered the EU illegally last year. Others only got as far as Libya - some of whom are now back in Nigeria, where they are trying to recover from their harrowing experiences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria