Woods Warns Against Political Hustlers Desperate for Power

[Observer] Liberians have been warned against “political hustlers” who are so desperate for power that they will go anywhere, do anything, and negotiate with anyone, as well as encourage any act just to get power.”

[Observer] Liberians have been warned against "political hustlers" who are so desperate for power that they will go anywhere, do anything, and negotiate with anyone, as well as encourage any act just to get power."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$247K Criminal Charges Against Govt Dismissed

[Observer] Judge Peter W. Gbeneweleh of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court for Margibi County has dismissed the US$247,500 criminal charges brought against the government by four Korean nationals.

[Observer] Judge Peter W. Gbeneweleh of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court for Margibi County has dismissed the US$247,500 criminal charges brought against the government by four Korean nationals.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Advocate Slammed Over Slandering Rape Comments

[News24Wire] A Kenyan High Court advocate has drawn heavy criticism from a rights group after he made slandering rape comments towards a female political rival on a popular national television show.

[News24Wire] A Kenyan High Court advocate has drawn heavy criticism from a rights group after he made slandering rape comments towards a female political rival on a popular national television show.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Violating Human Rights Obligations By Detaining Journalists, Warns UN Rights Office

[UN News] The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has sounded the alarm over the fact that two journalists in Gambia have been held for more than two weeks without access to lawyers or their family members.

[UN News] The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has sounded the alarm over the fact that two journalists in Gambia have been held for more than two weeks without access to lawyers or their family members.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

With a Blade and a Grievance

[Daily Trust] By the time you are reading this, the story behind the video showing the lynching and burning of a seven-year old Nigerian child for stealing Garri would have assumed many versions, including some which will maintain that it was all a wor…

[Daily Trust] By the time you are reading this, the story behind the video showing the lynching and burning of a seven-year old Nigerian child for stealing Garri would have assumed many versions, including some which will maintain that it was all a work of fiction. Whatever you believe, it is difficult to ignore the fact that adults filmed and posted a murder. There was no evidence of anyone among on-lookers attempting to intervene. No police. No Samaritans. Just a child helplessly begging for mercy and our shrinking so

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Play Exposes The Chauvinistic Abuse Women Face

[The Herald] Godwin Muzari -When the play begins, the stage is neat with well-set props, but when it ends, everything has been brought down save for a burning candle and a sign written “STOP” that has been created during the performance.

[The Herald] Godwin Muzari -When the play begins, the stage is neat with well-set props, but when it ends, everything has been brought down save for a burning candle and a sign written "STOP" that has been created during the performance.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senate Wants Inland Ports in Onitsha, Enugu, Aba, Others

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to urgently establish inland ports in Onitsha, Enugu, Aba, Maiduguri, Bauchi and other land-locked states in the country to help accelerate commerce and industry.

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to urgently establish inland ports in Onitsha, Enugu, Aba, Maiduguri, Bauchi and other land-locked states in the country to help accelerate commerce and industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Niger Delta – Oil Facilities Destruction At Your Peril

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has warned the people of Niger Delta region that the destruction of oil facilities will ultimately destroy their livelihoods, aspirations and future.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has warned the people of Niger Delta region that the destruction of oil facilities will ultimately destroy their livelihoods, aspirations and future.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Some People Still Matter More Than Others in Nigeria

[Vanguard] It’s wedding season again, the media, the elite, dazzle the common man with glittering images both online and offline of parties, nuptials and celebrations bringing together the would-be “crème de la crème” of the Nigerian society.

[Vanguard] It's wedding season again, the media, the elite, dazzle the common man with glittering images both online and offline of parties, nuptials and celebrations bringing together the would-be "crème de la crème" of the Nigerian society.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

One Million Cut Off From Aid By Boko Haram in Lake Chad

[Daily Trust] Up to a million people around West Africa’s Lake Chad are cut off from humanitarian aid by Boko Haram despite a regional military offensive against the Islamist militants, a United Nations official said on Tuesday.

[Daily Trust] Up to a million people around West Africa's Lake Chad are cut off from humanitarian aid by Boko Haram despite a regional military offensive against the Islamist militants, a United Nations official said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria