DRC – Joseph Kabila’s Friend With Benefits

[Daily Maverick] If you’re wondering why Joseph Kabila is pushing so hard to stay in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo, wonder no more: a new Global Witness report points to just how much the president is likely to benefit from extending his ti…

[Daily Maverick] If you're wondering why Joseph Kabila is pushing so hard to stay in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo, wonder no more: a new Global Witness report points to just how much the president is likely to benefit from extending his time in office. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Poor Participation of Women Journalists in Political Matters

[Iwacu] The Association of Women Journalists-AFJO has organized this 15 November a workshop to sensitize women in general not to be afraid to provide political information, push media officials to encourage female journalists to work on political issue…

[Iwacu] The Association of Women Journalists-AFJO has organized this 15 November a workshop to sensitize women in general not to be afraid to provide political information, push media officials to encourage female journalists to work on political issues and urge civil society leaders to advocate for gender mainstream in the media.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

PISC Burundi/ CAPES+ – ‘A Fault Confessed Is Half Redressed’

[Iwacu] The platform for Burundi civil society (PISC-Burundi) and the collective of associations of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS (CAPES+) have approached their members and agreed to create a favorable climate for a peaceful return of Burund…

[Iwacu] The platform for Burundi civil society (PISC-Burundi) and the collective of associations of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS (CAPES+) have approached their members and agreed to create a favorable climate for a peaceful return of Burundian refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Judge Yarmie Gbeisay Takes Over Global Witness Bribery Case

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As the November Term of Court opens Monday across the country, the Criminal Court “C” at the Temple of Justice has gotten a newly assigned judge to try economic crimes.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As the November Term of Court opens Monday across the country, the Criminal Court "C" at the Temple of Justice has gotten a newly assigned judge to try economic crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senator George Weah Hails Donald Trump’s Victory

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Chairman of the Governing Council of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Senator George Weah, has congratulated President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump for his victory as the 45th U. S. President.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Chairman of the Governing Council of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Senator George Weah, has congratulated President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump for his victory as the 45th U. S. President.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Gender Ministry Condemns Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has condemned the continuous act of domestic violence and all forms of violence against women and girls.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has condemned the continuous act of domestic violence and all forms of violence against women and girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Pleads With Doctors to Be Patriotic Amid Strike Action

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -With no definite date for doctors’ arrears payment, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appealed to doctors to continue their services and back down on their planned protest.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -With no definite date for doctors' arrears payment, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appealed to doctors to continue their services and back down on their planned protest.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Doctors Strike Epitomizes Cracks in Health Reform

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Hopes were high of improvements in Liberia’s health system following last month’s dedication of the US$5 million ELWA hospital built by Samaritan Purse International, and the allotment of over US$77 million in the 2016/2017 …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Hopes were high of improvements in Liberia's health system following last month's dedication of the US$5 million ELWA hospital built by Samaritan Purse International, and the allotment of over US$77 million in the 2016/2017 national budget for the country's health sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rep. Eugene Fallah Kparkar Remains Arrive in Liberia

[FrontPageAfrica] Margibi County -The Roberts International Airport on Tuesday was a scene of mourning when the remains of fallen Liberian lawmaker, Eugene Fallah Kparkar arrived on a Kenya Airways flight from India.

[FrontPageAfrica] Margibi County -The Roberts International Airport on Tuesday was a scene of mourning when the remains of fallen Liberian lawmaker, Eugene Fallah Kparkar arrived on a Kenya Airways flight from India.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia