Liberia: Govt. threatens to prosecute journalists for unethical reporting

Liberia: Govt. threatens to prosecute journalists for unethical reporting

–The Government of Liberia has vowed to prosecute journalists involved in the blatant and deliberate reporting of falsehoods which have the propensity to create chaos. Speaking ...

UK pledges to assist Kenya in its war against terror

UK pledges to assist Kenya in its war against terror

The United Kingdom on Wednesday pledged to assist Kenya in the fight against terrorism. Speaking in Nairobi Wednesday, when he paid a courtesy call on the Deputy President William ...

Drawdown does not end UNMIL’s mandate in Liberia – UN Clarifies

Drawdown does not end UNMIL’s mandate in Liberia – UN Clarifies

The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Liberia, Farid Zarif, has assured Liberians that the security transition of the UN Mission in Liberia ...

South Sudan wants Ugandan army leave disputed border area

South Sudan wants Ugandan army leave disputed border area

The South Sudan authorities in Magwi County are pushing for the withdrawal of soldiers of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) from a disputed area of the Uganda – South Sudan ...

UK experts train Ugandan officials in identifying stolen vehicles

UK experts train Ugandan officials in identifying stolen vehicles

Crime intelligence experts from United Kingdom (UK) will this week conduct training for the enforcement team of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on how to combat the shipping of ...

Swazi court imposes 22 years jail on robbers of Equatorial Guinean VP

Swazi court imposes 22 years jail on robbers of Equatorial Guinean VP

Two Swazi men who were convicted of robbing the Vice President of the Equatorial Guinea; Teodoro Nguema Obiang of cash and items worth $375, 000; were sentenced to a total of 22 ...

Greaves’ autopsy report, vow to prosecute opponent dominate Liberian press

Greaves’ autopsy report, vow to prosecute opponent dominate Liberian press

-An autopsy report on the death of former managing director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company Harry Greaves, and the government's vow to prosecute opposition leader Simeon ...

South Africa: Zuma concedes to Public Protector’s demands on Skandla project

The lawyer of Jacob Zuma, South African President, Jeremey Gauntlet, has conceded at the Constitutional Court on Wednesday that the Public Protector's findings on the Nkandla project were binding and that her report on Nkandla ‘has to be complied with'. “We say we accept that the president is required to carry out remedial action. The Public Protector's report has to be complied with,” Gauntlett told the ...

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More than 100 candidates withdraw from CAR legislative polls due to lack of money

– More than 110 candidates for the legislative elections scheduled to be held on 14 February in CAR announced that they are short of money and that consequently, they cannot participate in the polls which were initially scheduled for 30 December 2015 before being postponed, the spokesman of the National Election Authority (ANE) said on Wednesday. According to Rufin Julius Gouande Baba, many of the candidates ...

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Liberia: Govt. threatens to prosecute journalists for unethical reporting

–The Government of Liberia has vowed to prosecute journalists involved in the blatant and deliberate reporting of falsehoods which have the propensity to create chaos. Speaking after the release of the official autopsy report of the late Harry Greaves at the Ministry of Information in Monrovia on Tuesday, Justice Minister Benedict Sannoh warned those involved in blatant and deliberate reports of falsehoods ...

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Double suicide attack claims 11 deaths in northern Cameroon

A double suicide bombing attributed to the Islamist sect Boko Haram, killed 11 people (including the two suicide bombers) and about 20 wounded in the Cameroonian town of Nguetchewe (far north), according to provisional results reported to APA by security sources. Suicide bombers, we learn, slipped into a place of mourning around which families of friends were preparing for the burial. Nguetchewe which is ...

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UK pledges to assist Kenya in its war against terror

The United Kingdom on Wednesday pledged to assist Kenya in the fight against terrorism. Speaking in Nairobi Wednesday, when he paid a courtesy call on the Deputy President William Ruto, the British High Commissioner to Kenya, Nic Hailey said pacifying the coastal region was key to ensuring stability in the tourism sector which has suffered due to numerous terror attacks staged by al-Shabaab militants. While ...

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Drawdown does not end UNMIL’s mandate in Liberia – UN Clarifies

The Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Liberia, Farid Zarif, has assured Liberians that the security transition of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) is not about to end its mandate in the country. Speaking Tuesday at a one-day symposium of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) as part of activities marking the 59th Armed Forces Day celebrations held under the topic ...

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South Sudan wants Ugandan army leave disputed border area

The South Sudan authorities in Magwi County are pushing for the withdrawal of soldiers of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) from a disputed area of the Uganda – South Sudan border. Micah Oloya Olweny, the Magwi County Paramount Chief said Wednesday that the presence of UPDF in the disputed area with heavy weaponry is a threat to peace and security of his subjects. Speaking to the bilateral Joint ...

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UK experts train Ugandan officials in identifying stolen vehicles

Crime intelligence experts from United Kingdom (UK) will this week conduct training for the enforcement team of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on how to combat the shipping of stolen vehicles and other prohibited goods. Mark Naughin, from the UK's National Vehicle Crime Intelligence, told journalists in Kampala that the training is meant to plug loopholes in Uganda's customs points especially when ...

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Swazi court imposes 22 years jail on robbers of Equatorial Guinean VP

Two Swazi men who were convicted of robbing the Vice President of the Equatorial Guinea; Teodoro Nguema Obiang of cash and items worth $375, 000; were sentenced to a total of 22 years in prison, APA reports here Wednesday. Sikhumbuzo Makhanya and Asif Patel were said to have broken into Obiang's hotel room at the Royal Villas in Ezulwini and stole cash in foreign currency and valuables while he was on a ...

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