2012-08-03 17:36:09Joint U.S. Military Exercise Underway[U.S. Africa Command]Thebephatshwa Air Base, Botswana -More than 1,200 military personnel from the Republic of Botswana and the United States attended the opening ceremony for Southern Accord 2012 on August 1. Southern Accord is a joint exercise intended to enhance both countries' capabilities in the areas of humanitarian assistance/disaster relief operations, peace keeping operations and aeromedical evacuation.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 13:29Gambia's Economic Outlook Is Positive - IMF Mission Chief[Daily Observer]Despite the current high exchange rate, The Gambia's economic outlook is generally positive as long as the authorities implement prudent policies, said the International Monetary Fund Mission chief to The Gambia.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 13:29Anti-FGM Crusade Gaining Momentum[Daily Observer]Anti-FGM campaigners are on the move. Recent headlines about communities committing themselves to the fight against FGM show that the fight against FGM is gaining momentum.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 13:07Leymah Gbowee Criticizes Liberia's Education System[Heritage]A prominent Liberian, Madam Leymah Gbowee, has criticized Liberia's Education System, terming it as "poor". Madam Gbowee, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, asserted that the education system of Liberia is appalling as compared to other countries across the African Continent.