Cummings Attacks Boakai

[New Republic] While appearing live on Capital Radio Monday morning, presidential candidate Alexander B. Cummings, was asked about the Vice President’s analogy in which he (Vice President) referred to himself as a “race car parked in a garage for 12 ye…

[New Republic] While appearing live on Capital Radio Monday morning, presidential candidate Alexander B. Cummings, was asked about the Vice President's analogy in which he (Vice President) referred to himself as a "race car parked in a garage for 12 years".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Hundreds of Homes Destroyed in Flooding

[allAfrica] After last week’s catastrophes in Maradi and Zinder, which left seven people dead and more than a thousand affected, torrential rains in the capital Niamey on Saturday destroyed several houses. More than 400 houses collapsed in the village …

[allAfrica] After last week's catastrophes in Maradi and Zinder, which left seven people dead and more than a thousand affected, torrential rains in the capital Niamey on Saturday destroyed several houses. More than 400 houses collapsed in the village of Gaba Goura after early morning rains. The 118 mm of rainfall left Gaba Goura, one of the oldest districts around the capital, flooded - leaving residents with nothing.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Chinese Naval Hospital Ship Brings Free Medical Services to Djibouti’s Villagers

[Focac] Djibouti -With local patients packed with a temporary clinic in the midst of Djibouti’s humid weather, sweats dropped down from the foreheads of Chinese doctors, who were carefully treating villagers through traditional Chinese medicine and mod…

[Focac] Djibouti -With local patients packed with a temporary clinic in the midst of Djibouti's humid weather, sweats dropped down from the foreheads of Chinese doctors, who were carefully treating villagers through traditional Chinese medicine and modern therapy.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

Gbehlay-Geh Rural Women’s Group Empowers Farmers

[Observer] The creation of a market for smallholder farmers to sell paddy rice is critical for the development of Liberia’s rice value chain. Access to markets for this commodity can empower smallholder farmers to generate more income and expand produc…

[Observer] The creation of a market for smallholder farmers to sell paddy rice is critical for the development of Liberia's rice value chain. Access to markets for this commodity can empower smallholder farmers to generate more income and expand production.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ex Finance Minister to Speak Out Over Mismanagement Claims

[News24Wire] Claims of financial mismanagement of government’s Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) is part of a well-orchestrated campaign by the “Gupta syndicate”, according to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

[News24Wire] Claims of financial mismanagement of government's Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) is part of a well-orchestrated campaign by the "Gupta syndicate", according to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Community Participation Is Needed for More Effective Anti-Poaching

[The Conversation Africa] One method of protecting endangered species is to take a militarised approach. This “green militarisation”is now widely criticised. It often leads to human rights violations and may deepen existing divides between conservation…

[The Conversation Africa] One method of protecting endangered species is to take a militarised approach. This "green militarisation"is now widely criticised. It often leads to human rights violations and may deepen existing divides between conservation and communities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa’s First Online Rhino Horn Auction Ends in Risky Impasse

[The Conversation Africa] Private rhino horn owner John Hume recently held South Africa’s first online rhino horn auction, a major event in the ongoing fight by private rhino owners to be able to sell legal horn stocks. But in a statement released on H…

[The Conversation Africa] Private rhino horn owner John Hume recently held South Africa's first online rhino horn auction, a major event in the ongoing fight by private rhino owners to be able to sell legal horn stocks. But in a statement released on Hume's behalf it was admitted that there were very few bidders for the 264 horns.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Who Is Lagos Police Commissioner?

[Vanguard] Uncertainty, yesterday, trailed the reported redeployment of Fatai Owoseni out of Lagos State as the Commissioner of Police by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as Owoseni told newsmen at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, that h…

[Vanguard] Uncertainty, yesterday, trailed the reported redeployment of Fatai Owoseni out of Lagos State as the Commissioner of Police by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as Owoseni told newsmen at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, that he remains the substantive CP of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria