The Girls’ Agenda to Host Empowerment Camp for Girls

[The Point] The Girls’ Agenda, a young women’s led organisation in The Gambia that champions the rights and wellbeing of girls and women will host a five-day empowerment camp for girls.

[The Point] The Girls' Agenda, a young women's led organisation in The Gambia that champions the rights and wellbeing of girls and women will host a five-day empowerment camp for girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambian Ambassador to Turkey Commends Students for Unity

[The Point] The Gambian ambassador to Turkey, Momodou Badjie, has commended the Association of Gambian Students in Turkey (AGAST) for maintaining unity among its membership.

[The Point] The Gambian ambassador to Turkey, Momodou Badjie, has commended the Association of Gambian Students in Turkey (AGAST) for maintaining unity among its membership.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

President Sirleaf Dedicates Gbapolu County Service Center – Urges Citizens to Make Use of Center.

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 dedicated the Gbapolu County Service Center – urging citizens and residents of Gbapolu County to maintain, protect, and make use of the County Service Center. She promised t…

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 dedicated the Gbapolu County Service Center - urging citizens and residents of Gbapolu County to maintain, protect, and make use of the County Service Center. She promised that her government will continue to do everything to decentralize governance and bring it closer to the people. President Sirleaf acknowledged the tremendous progress already made by her administration but said there was still a long way to go.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ruling Party in Populism Overdrive

[Financial Gazette] WHILE opposition parties are busy bickering over the establishment of a coalition, the ruling ZANU-PF party is actively perfecting its elections winning formula, based on populism.

[Financial Gazette] WHILE opposition parties are busy bickering over the establishment of a coalition, the ruling ZANU-PF party is actively perfecting its elections winning formula, based on populism.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mujuru’s Party Splits

[Financial Gazette] INTERNAL disagreements within the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party led by former vice president Joice Mujuru came to the fore yesterday when the her formation imploded, leading to dismissals and counter-dismissals.

[Financial Gazette] INTERNAL disagreements within the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party led by former vice president Joice Mujuru came to the fore yesterday when the her formation imploded, leading to dismissals and counter-dismissals.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country Set to Eliminate Leprosy Related Disability

[Ethiopian Herald] Cheru Gebre ,54, had been infected by leprosy causing germ when he was 12. His parents did their best to see their child free from the disease. But, they were deceived by a wrong attitude held in the community: ‘considering the disea…

[Ethiopian Herald] Cheru Gebre ,54, had been infected by leprosy causing germ when he was 12. His parents did their best to see their child free from the disease. But, they were deceived by a wrong attitude held in the community: 'considering the disease as curse, demonic possession and hereditary.'

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Ethiopia Is a Gateway to the Wider Market of Africa,’ Swedish Ambassador Jan Sadek

[Ethiopian Herald] Of late, the 70th Anniversary of Ethiopia and Sweden’s diplomatic relations was marked. Accordingly, The Ethiopian Herald held an exclusive interview with Swedish Ambassador Jan Sadek and Minister Counselor and Head of Development Co…

[Ethiopian Herald] Of late, the 70th Anniversary of Ethiopia and Sweden's diplomatic relations was marked. Accordingly, The Ethiopian Herald held an exclusive interview with Swedish Ambassador Jan Sadek and Minister Counselor and Head of Development Cooperation Section, Annika Jayawardena, for their reflections on the seven decades diplomatic journey of the two countries. This piece is the first part of the summary of their responses to the questions raised by the Herald. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The United States Congratulates Somalia On the Conclusion of Its Electoral Process

[Dalsan Radio] The United States congratulates the people of Somalia on the successful conclusion of their national electoral process. We congratulate Mr. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on his selection as the next President of the Federal Government of Som…

[Dalsan Radio] The United States congratulates the people of Somalia on the successful conclusion of their national electoral process. We congratulate Mr. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on his selection as the next President of the Federal Government of Somalia and look forward to working closely with him and a new government.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

The UK Foreign Secretary Congratulates President Farmajo On His Victory

[Dalsan Radio] 8th February 2017: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson looks forward to meeting newly elected Somali President and working with him on shared priorities.

[Dalsan Radio] 8th February 2017: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson looks forward to meeting newly elected Somali President and working with him on shared priorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia