‘Continue to Work Together’

[NEWS] Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Lewis Garseedah Brown, II has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Group to continue to work together to remain a significant bloc at the United Nat…

[NEWS] Liberia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Lewis Garseedah Brown, II has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Group to continue to work together to remain a significant bloc at the United Nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘You May Gain and Lose’

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told graduates of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies of the Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County that they may gain, lose and regain many things in life, but the knowledge they acquired w…

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told graduates of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies of the Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County that they may gain, lose and regain many things in life, but the knowledge they acquired will forever be with them.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UNDP Wants Approach in Illicit Small Arms Collection

[NEWS] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called for the involvement of civil society and civil society organizations, women and youth groupings, the communities, media and all well-meaning Liberians in ridding the country and the sub-…

[NEWS] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called for the involvement of civil society and civil society organizations, women and youth groupings, the communities, media and all well-meaning Liberians in ridding the country and the sub-region of illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Former Minister Zucula Charged With Corruption

[AIM] Maputo -The Central Office for the Fight Against Corruption (GCCC) has charged Paulo Zucula, former Mozambique’s Transport and Communications Minister, for payment of undue remuneration to the sum of two million and 250 thousand meticais (about 3…

[AIM] Maputo -The Central Office for the Fight Against Corruption (GCCC) has charged Paulo Zucula, former Mozambique's Transport and Communications Minister, for payment of undue remuneration to the sum of two million and 250 thousand meticais (about 37,000 US dollars at current exchange rate).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

CAF President Ahmad Received by Prime Minister

[CAF] CAF President Ahmad wrapped up his one-day official visit to Ethiopia by paying a courtesy call on Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn later on Wednesday, 7 August 2017 in Addis Ababa.

[CAF] CAF President Ahmad wrapped up his one-day official visit to Ethiopia by paying a courtesy call on Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn later on Wednesday, 7 August 2017 in Addis Ababa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

PCP Secretary Receives Committee Following up Event in Bakht Ridha University

[SNA] Khartoum -The Secretary General of the Popular Congress Party, Dr Ali Al Hajj, on Monday received members of the committee which is following up the events in Bakht Ridha University, where a clash erupted between students hailing from Darfur and …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Secretary General of the Popular Congress Party, Dr Ali Al Hajj, on Monday received members of the committee which is following up the events in Bakht Ridha University, where a clash erupted between students hailing from Darfur and the university administrators.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

King Salman Receives President of the Republic in Tanjier

[SNA] Tangier -The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz on Monday received at his residence in the town of Tanjier, Morocco, the President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, who is currently in Morocco on a private visit.

[SNA] Tangier -The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz on Monday received at his residence in the town of Tanjier, Morocco, the President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, who is currently in Morocco on a private visit.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

State of Emergency Ends

[HRW] Ethiopia’s parliament has just lifted the country’s 10-month-long state of emergency. The government’s emergency powers brought mass detentions, politically motivated criminal charges, and numerous restrictions on people’s movement and communicat…

[HRW] Ethiopia's parliament has just lifted the country's 10-month-long state of emergency. The government's emergency powers brought mass detentions, politically motivated criminal charges, and numerous restrictions on people's movement and communication. While the end is welcome news, thousands remain in detention without charge, none of the protesters' underlying grievances have been addressed, and politically motivated trials of key opposition leaders, artists, journalists, and others continue.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Queenstown Police Searching for Killer(s) of Young Woman

[SAPS] Queenstown police are searching for the suspect(s) who can be linked to the murder of a woman who was found in an open veld near Kings Park, Queenstown, at about 11:00 on 7 August 2017. Police were called to the scene and they found a woman in a…

[SAPS] Queenstown police are searching for the suspect(s) who can be linked to the murder of a woman who was found in an open veld near Kings Park, Queenstown, at about 11:00 on 7 August 2017. Police were called to the scene and they found a woman in a pool of blood. The body has not yet been identified. The deceased was wearing cream long pants, grey top and navy shoes. She is slender and light in complexion. Anyone with information is urged to contact Queenstown Police at 045-8086029.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Partisan Security Forces a Key Election Threat

[HRW] Zanu PF has become riddled with factionalism and severely weakened by internal infighting over succession to Mugabe, who has led the party since 1977. Notwithstanding the endorsement, there is mounting pressure on Mugabe from different Zanu PF fa…

[HRW] Zanu PF has become riddled with factionalism and severely weakened by internal infighting over succession to Mugabe, who has led the party since 1977. Notwithstanding the endorsement, there is mounting pressure on Mugabe from different Zanu PF factions for him to name his successor. The party has increasingly relied on the security forces to confront political opposition within the party and externally. But the involvement of security forces in Zimbabwe's political and electoral affairs could, as in the pa

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe