2012-03-16 09:47:09Militias Commit Serious Crimes, Says Rights Group[HRW]
The UN Human Rights Council should condemn serious, ongoing human rights violations by militias in Libya, Human Rights Watch said today. The council should appoint an independent expert to document the abuses and monitor the government's response.
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 12:46To Stem Migrant Flow, Tanzania Offers Climate-Stressed Farmers Loans[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -At a busy intersection in Tanzania's largest commercial city, farmer-turned-hawker Pascal Kipeta runs a wooden stall offering a wide range of Chinese products to motorists, while keeping an eye open for city guards who might seize his merchandise.
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 12:46Air Seychelles Adds 'Silhouette' to the Island Nation's Register of Aircraft[Seychelles News Agency] Pointe Larue -The Seychelles national airline now has two Seychelles registered aircraft in its international fleet. After Amirantes in June this year, Silhouette has become the airline's second Airbus A320, previously registered in the United Arab Emirates with Etihad Airways, to be transferred to the Seychelles civil
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 12:44Rwanda Marks World Breastfeeding Week[Rwanda Govt] From 24-28 August, Rwanda joined the world in marking World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), a global celebration held every year in August across more than 120 countries worldwide. To mark the celebration, in Rwanda, weeklong activities were held in Rutare sector, Gicumbi District.
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 12:38National Side to Take On Seychelles Next Saturday[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian national football team, commonly called the Wallias, will take on Seychelles the coming Saturday in their second match of the 2017 Gabon African Cup of Nation qualifiers.
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 11:30Former Minister Calls for Sirleaf to Quit[FrontPageAfrica] Former Public Works Minister Samuel K. Woods in response to the call by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for him to take full responsibility of events at the Ministry of Public Works has called on the president and other officials of government to act in similar manner as he did by quitting from government. Woods resigned from government and said he remains opened to all forms of public scrutiny as he is willing to prove his innocence in any wrongdoing and is now requesting President Sirleaf and other offic