Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Signs Two Oil and Gas Exploration Deals

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla signed two agreements for oil and gas exploration in the Western Desert and the Suez Canal regions on Tuesday.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla signed two agreements for oil and gas exploration in the Western Desert and the Suez Canal regions on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

North West – Teachers’ Strike Enters Sixth Week

[Cameroon Tribune] The Anglophone teachers strike that have kept schools in the North West and South West Regions closed since November 21, 2016 is still to get a way forward as members of the Inter-ministerial Ad hoc Committee to review and propose so…

[Cameroon Tribune] The Anglophone teachers strike that have kept schools in the North West and South West Regions closed since November 21, 2016 is still to get a way forward as members of the Inter-ministerial Ad hoc Committee to review and propose solutions to the concerns raised by Cameroon Anglophone Teachers Trade Unions and the trade union leaders did not come to a consensus last Thursday 12 and Friday13 January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

South West – Schools Still Closed

[Cameroon Tribune] In spite of the on-going dialogue engaged since the 27th December in Bamenda between Government and teachers’ syndicates to break the ghost school stalemate, schools failed to resume yesterday, 16 January in most of the South West Re…

[Cameroon Tribune] In spite of the on-going dialogue engaged since the 27th December in Bamenda between Government and teachers' syndicates to break the ghost school stalemate, schools failed to resume yesterday, 16 January in most of the South West Region. The strike action obliging pupils and students to stay away from schools embraced the second month, as schools remained empty and quiet as graveyards yesterday in most of the six Divisions of the South West Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

ICC – Dominic Ongwen War Crime Trial Resumes

[Cameroon Tribune] People in northern Uganda are watching with keen interest as the trial of Dominic Ongwen yesterday, January 16, 2017, resumed at the International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague, The Netherlands. The former leading commander of th…

[Cameroon Tribune] People in northern Uganda are watching with keen interest as the trial of Dominic Ongwen yesterday, January 16, 2017, resumed at the International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague, The Netherlands. The former leading commander of the notoriously ruthless Lord's Resistance Army, LRA, rebel group, faces 70 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The charges border on murder, rape, torture and abduction of children, amongst others.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

LEC Retires Deputy CEO

[Observer] The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) on December 30 retired its Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Joseph T. Mayah whom employees described as one of the engines of the entity.

[Observer] The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) on December 30 retired its Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Joseph T. Mayah whom employees described as one of the engines of the entity.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Dr. Kandakai Launches ‘Facing the Sun

[Observer] A new book chronicling the personal experiences of one of Liberia’s civil war survivors has been launched. The author, Dr. Dwaboyea Evelyn S. Kandakai, last weekend presented to the public her newly published book entitled, “Facing the Sun.”

[Observer] A new book chronicling the personal experiences of one of Liberia's civil war survivors has been launched. The author, Dr. Dwaboyea Evelyn S. Kandakai, last weekend presented to the public her newly published book entitled, "Facing the Sun."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

JFK Thanks Indian Hospital

[Observer] Authorities of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center (JFK) have expressed gratitude to their counterparts at Lisie Hospital in Karela, India for helping to save the lives of three Liberian children with congenital heart disease.

[Observer] Authorities of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center (JFK) have expressed gratitude to their counterparts at Lisie Hospital in Karela, India for helping to save the lives of three Liberian children with congenital heart disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Gambia’s Constitution Must Be Respected’

[Observer] The Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that the Constitution of The Gambia must be respected in spite of President Yahya …

[Observer] The Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that the Constitution of The Gambia must be respected in spite of President Yahya Jammeh's appeal to the sub-regional body for judges to authenticate the country's election result.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Dr. Browne Inducted As CU President

[Observer] Dr. Herman B. Browne was inducted as the seventh president of Cuttington University on Sunday, January 15 by the Most Reverend Jonathan B.B. Hart, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Liberia & Archbishop of the Internal Province of West Africa.

[Observer] Dr. Herman B. Browne was inducted as the seventh president of Cuttington University on Sunday, January 15 by the Most Reverend Jonathan B.B. Hart, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Liberia & Archbishop of the Internal Province of West Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia