Thumbs Down From IMF

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The IMF mission which left Mozambique yesterday rejected what it had been offered by the government. The Kroll report on secret debt with its lack of “critical information” is again rejected. And the IMF made har…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The IMF mission which left Mozambique yesterday rejected what it had been offered by the government. The Kroll report on secret debt with its lack of "critical information" is again rejected. And the IMF made harsh demands for tax rises, spending cuts, no new investment and action on state companies. The IMF statement pointedly said "this mission will not result in a Board discussion," which means no new IMF programme this year and no resumption of aid which has been cut off.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Forces Tortured Boko Haram Suspects – Amnesty

[Al Jazeera] Cameroon forces have killed and tortured dozens of people accused of supporting Boko Haram, often without evidence, in the fight against the armed group, Amnesty International said.

[Al Jazeera] Cameroon forces have killed and tortured dozens of people accused of supporting Boko Haram, often without evidence, in the fight against the armed group, Amnesty International said.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Shout-Out From Kobazzie – ‘No Beef With Bilikon’

[Observer] Kobazzie is not just an ordinary artist. He is a hit maker who, since entering the music scene about two years ago, has been blasting the city with banger after banger, which fans love. His music fuses Afrobeat and dancehall to give people t…

[Observer] Kobazzie is not just an ordinary artist. He is a hit maker who, since entering the music scene about two years ago, has been blasting the city with banger after banger, which fans love. His music fuses Afrobeat and dancehall to give people that unique sound that makes them feel happy and dance to take their stress away.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Harris’ Sisters Launch Gospel Album

[Observer] If you are a lover of gospel music, you have to make room in your schedule to be part of a historic event ten days from today. The Harris Sisters will be launching their second album, ‘Have your way’. It has been a long time coming since the…

[Observer] If you are a lover of gospel music, you have to make room in your schedule to be part of a historic event ten days from today. The Harris Sisters will be launching their second album, 'Have your way'. It has been a long time coming since their first, but anyone who has heard them sing lately will know that the new album is no doubt something to anticipate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Cenpid Pledges Support for CoC, Prez. Sirleaf

[Observer] The senior moderator of Liberia’s oldest intellectual center, the Center for the Promotion of Intellectual Development (CENPID), has pledged support for the controversial Code of Conduct in its totality, as well as the Supreme Court’s decisi…

[Observer] The senior moderator of Liberia's oldest intellectual center, the Center for the Promotion of Intellectual Development (CENPID), has pledged support for the controversial Code of Conduct in its totality, as well as the Supreme Court's decision to uphold it as law. CENPID was established in 1992 as a social gathering and later became part of the civil society organization network in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Time for Liberian Artists to Replicate Flavour

[Observer] Nigeria superstar Flavour has given hope to an 11-year old visually impaired Liberian whose musical talent was overlooked until he meet his idol, who featured him in the song “Most High.”

[Observer] Nigeria superstar Flavour has given hope to an 11-year old visually impaired Liberian whose musical talent was overlooked until he meet his idol, who featured him in the song "Most High."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mining Firms Must Prioritise Host Communities

[The Herald] Recommendations by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment for the amendment of the country’s indigenisation law to insert a requirement that compels mining firms to contribute at least 25 percent of pledges…

[The Herald] Recommendations by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment for the amendment of the country's indigenisation law to insert a requirement that compels mining firms to contribute at least 25 percent of pledges to Community Share Ownership Trusts to facilitate their speedy set up is spot on and should be implemented as soon as possible.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe