Gol Settles Doctors’ Salary Arrears

[Observer] The Liberian government has settled the two-month salary arrears of doctors who last week threatened a nationwide strike action if their arrears were not paid within 72 hours.

[Observer] The Liberian government has settled the two-month salary arrears of doctors who last week threatened a nationwide strike action if their arrears were not paid within 72 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

16 Days of Activism Launched By Gender Ministry

[Observer] The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP), will tomorrow officially launch the 25th observance of the 16 Days of Activism, to be followed by the signing of a SGBV Joint Program and the launch of a 116 Child Help-lines ba…

[Observer] The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP), will tomorrow officially launch the 25th observance of the 16 Days of Activism, to be followed by the signing of a SGBV Joint Program and the launch of a 116 Child Help-lines bank, according to a press release from the ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sen. Cooper Opposes Special Sitting

[Observer] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper has described as “repulsive and extremely selfish on the part of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the members of the Legislature who allegedly accepted payments and returned to pass the President’s prop…

[Observer] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper has described as "repulsive and extremely selfish on the part of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the members of the Legislature who allegedly accepted payments and returned to pass the President's proposed bills that were submitted under the false pretense of 'matters of national concern.'"

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

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