Liberia:Weah Presidency – the Challenge of High Expectations

[Observer] So much hope was placed on President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, but she too struggled for much of her 12 years in power, which ends with

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Nigeria:Nigerian Institute Develops Drugs for Ebola, Malaria

[Premium Times] The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola,

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Africa:Bharti Airtel Africa's Revenue Rises By 5.3%
- Jan 22, 2018
[Guardian] Performance of the African arm of India's Bharti Airtel, led by Nigeria, appeared to be on the upward swing, as the region reported a profit of $76 million in ...
Egypt:More Arrests in Egypt's LGBT Crackdown, but No International Outcry
- Jan 22, 2018
[HRW] This week Egyptian police arrested 10 people in the latest assault on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the country under the rule of President Abdel Fattah ...
Kenya:Kenya, Rwanda Lead in Financial Markets Index
- Jan 22, 2018
[East African] Governments and regulators in East Africa are facing a herculean task of expanding and deepening financial markets to spur sustainable economic growth. Source: ALL AFRICA
South Africa:Veterans Voice Support for Committee as Zuma Recall Decision Looms
- Jan 22, 2018
[News24Wire] The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) will not formally announce their position on recalling President Jacob Zuma until the ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) declares their stance ...
Zimbabwe:Engineers Group to Expose Fake Degrees
- Jan 22, 2018
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Information and Communication Technologies (ZICT) is setting up a database of bonafide degree holders in the country as a way of protecting locals from falling for ...
Nigeria:Govt Uncovers Islamic State Network in Nigeria
- Jan 22, 2018
[Guardian] A group, Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), is operational in North Central and South South Nigeria. It deploys foreign terrorists that unleash mayhem on communities, with a view ...
South Africa:Deputy President Ramaphosa in Davos for World Economic Forum
- Jan 22, 2018
[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and his delegation will this evening, Sunday, 21 January 2018, depart from Johannesburg to participate at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting ...
Zimbabwe:Dump Mugabe Regalia – Zanu PF Official
- Jan 22, 2018
[New Zimbabwe] Zanu PF supporters have been ordered to immediately stop wearing party regalia displaying the face of deposed former President Robert Mugabe and wait for new attire emblazoned with ...

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