Dear Salone, We See You!

[Observer] Sierra Leone, affectionately called Salone, has always felt somewhat like home to me. I’ve had a strong connection to the country, although I only visited it briefly as a child refugee, when my family and I transited there, while fleeing fro…

[Observer] Sierra Leone, affectionately called Salone, has always felt somewhat like home to me. I've had a strong connection to the country, although I only visited it briefly as a child refugee, when my family and I transited there, while fleeing from the 1996 civil war in Liberia. Rebels stormed Liberia's capital, Monrovia, and our only means of escape was Victory Reefer, a cargo ship. We were aboard the ship for three long days. We hadn't planned for this journey and took along none of our belongings. We had no i

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Farmer – FAO and Partners Brainstorm On Responsible Governance of Land

[Observer] The eradication of hunger and poverty and the sustainable use of the environment depend in large measure on how people, communities and others gain access to land, fisheries and forests.

[Observer] The eradication of hunger and poverty and the sustainable use of the environment depend in large measure on how people, communities and others gain access to land, fisheries and forests.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Zuma’s Stance on State Capture Made ‘Categorically Clear’ in Parliament

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma wishes to “make it categorically clear” that he never instructed any state institutions to give contracts to his family members.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma wishes to "make it categorically clear" that he never instructed any state institutions to give contracts to his family members.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Condolences for Reverend Arends

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his heartfelt condolences on the passing of the General Secretary of the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA), Reverend Alistair Arends.

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his heartfelt condolences on the passing of the General Secretary of the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA), Reverend Alistair Arends.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Terrorism Accused Twins’ Case Transferred to High Court

[News24Wire] The Thulsie twins’ case has been transferred to the High Court in Johannesburg for a pre-trial hearing, the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The Thulsie twins' case has been transferred to the High Court in Johannesburg for a pre-trial hearing, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stakeholders Sensitised On Importance of Labour Statistics in Policy Decision Making

[Government of Mauritius] The need to improve the interpretation of labour statistics was the main theme addressed during a half-day workshop held yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis.

[Government of Mauritius] The need to improve the interpretation of labour statistics was the main theme addressed during a half-day workshop held yesterday at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Angolan President Message Delivered to DRC Counterpart

[ANGOP] Luanda -A message from Angolan head of State José Eduardo dos Santos, which highlights the support by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for inclusion of Mbanza Kongo to world heritage, was handed over Wednesday to his counterpart Joseph Kabila.

[ANGOP] Luanda -A message from Angolan head of State José Eduardo dos Santos, which highlights the support by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for inclusion of Mbanza Kongo to world heritage, was handed over Wednesday to his counterpart Joseph Kabila.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa