In the Congo Basin the Myth of ‘Selective Logging Bites the Dust’

[Greenpeace] There is an urgent need to find a solution to protect the remaining intact forests in the Congo Basin, while also respecting the rights of forest dependent and indigenous communities. Unless new conservation approaches are developed, these…

[Greenpeace] There is an urgent need to find a solution to protect the remaining intact forests in the Congo Basin, while also respecting the rights of forest dependent and indigenous communities. Unless new conservation approaches are developed, these forests will be lost within this century.

source: AllAfrica News: Gabon

Netherlands Unveils Voice Nigeria Project to Support Marginalised Groups

[Premium Times] The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has unveiled Voice Nigeria Project designed to provide special support to the most marginalised and discriminated groups in the country.

[Premium Times] The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has unveiled Voice Nigeria Project designed to provide special support to the most marginalised and discriminated groups in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian League – FC Ifeanyi Ubah Won’t Appeal Sanctions

[Premium Times] The management of FC Ifeanyi Ubah of Nnewi, says it will not appeal the decision of the LMC slamming N9. 1 million fine on the club for abandoning their Match Day 1 game.

[Premium Times] The management of FC Ifeanyi Ubah of Nnewi, says it will not appeal the decision of the LMC slamming N9. 1 million fine on the club for abandoning their Match Day 1 game.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Land Vehicle Import Ban – Govt to Save N213 Billion Annually

[Leadership] The federal government would earn additional $700million (N213.5billion) as duty payment from vehicle importation through the Nigerian seaports if the ban on importation through the land borders recently issued is implemented, automotive m…

[Leadership] The federal government would earn additional $700million (N213.5billion) as duty payment from vehicle importation through the Nigerian seaports if the ban on importation through the land borders recently issued is implemented, automotive manufacturers disclosed yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidential Appointees Receive Pay After Dismissal or Resignation

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A special audit of the payroll and payment process of presidential appointees conducted by the Internal Audit Agency (IAA) has established that dismissed and resigned presidential appointees received their regular salaries f…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A special audit of the payroll and payment process of presidential appointees conducted by the Internal Audit Agency (IAA) has established that dismissed and resigned presidential appointees received their regular salaries for months after their dismissal and resignation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Freeman Calls for Urgent Intervention to Reduce Trade Deficit

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia’s opposition politician Simeon Freeman says he foresees another round of civil unrest if the prevailing economic situation in Liberia is not addressed with urgency.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's opposition politician Simeon Freeman says he foresees another round of civil unrest if the prevailing economic situation in Liberia is not addressed with urgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Summons Benoni Urey, Lonestar/MTN, Lta Over Free Call

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Quite interestingly, lawmakers after passing the U$0.1 tax per minute on voice calls by the Legislature, members of the lower House have voted to invite Board of LoneStarCell/MTN including Benoni Urey, the Liberia Telecommun…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Quite interestingly, lawmakers after passing the U$0.1 tax per minute on voice calls by the Legislature, members of the lower House have voted to invite Board of LoneStarCell/MTN including Benoni Urey, the Liberia Telecommunication Authority, Ministry of Finance and Liberia Revenue Authority to provide clarity on the cessation of the three-day 'free' call promotion by the company.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Coalition Descends On Ellen’s Favorite Presidential Aspirants

[New Republic] The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has descended hard on four of Liberia’s presidential candidates describing them as President Sirleaf’s favorite presidential candidates in the 2017 general and presidential elections.

[New Republic] The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has descended hard on four of Liberia's presidential candidates describing them as President Sirleaf's favorite presidential candidates in the 2017 general and presidential elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Issa Tchiroma Bakary – ‘Troublemakers Will Be Held Liable For Their Acts’

[Cameroon Tribune] Following is the update of the Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary on the socio-political situation in some localities of the North West and South West Regions given during a press conference on January 17, 2017.

[Cameroon Tribune] Following is the update of the Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary on the socio-political situation in some localities of the North West and South West Regions given during a press conference on January 17, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Gambia – Yahya Jammeh Ordered To Step Down Latest Today

[Cameroon Tribune] Time is fast running out for Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, as the regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has ordered him to leave office by midnight today, January 18, 2017. Thisday newspaper of Nige…

[Cameroon Tribune] Time is fast running out for Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, as the regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has ordered him to leave office by midnight today, January 18, 2017. Thisday newspaper of Nigeria yesterday, January 17, 2017, reported that failing this, Jammeh will be ousted by force for Adama Barrow, winner of the December 1, 2016 presidential poll, to be inaugurated tomorrow, January 19, 2017, as envisaged by the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon