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2013-02-11 13:08:50 Pres. Sirleaf Hailed for Executive Order Number 44 [Inquirer]In spite of the moratorium on Private Use Permits (PUP) to protect the nation's forests, the Assistant Managing Director for Administration and Finance at the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) Mr. P. Emmanuel Munyeneh has commended President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the imposition of Executive Order #44 which he believes would help the process to reform the forestry sector.

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Tuesday, 02-09-16, 13:48Reporter Fatally Shot While Covering Opposition Party Meeting[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is deeply shocked by the death of El Hadj Mohamed Diallo, a reporter for the news website, who was fatally injured when shots were fired during the general assembly of Guinea's main opposition party, the Union of Guinean Democratic Forces (UFDG), on 5 February.
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 13:45President Kagame Fires Military Intelligence Chief[East African] President Paul Kagame has fired Rwanda's head of military intelligence, Major General Richard Rutatina in unclear circumstances.
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 13:44Newmont Ordered to Pay Entitlement to Fmr. Employees[Business Day] A High Court in Sunyani has ordered the Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) Ahafo Mine to pay all outstanding salaries to some employees it laid-off in 2009.
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 13:43Severe Punishment Against Young Sahrawis By Moroccan Court[SPS] El Aaiun (Occupied Territories) -The Moroccan court in the occupied city of El Aaiun on Friday sentenced four unemployed young Saharawi to six months in prison and a fine of 1000 DH, according to Sahrawi judicial sources.
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 13:36Suspected Witchcraft Ritual Near Swakop[Namibian] The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) on Monday discovered items suspected to have been used in a witchcraft ritual near the Nonidas plots some 10 kilometres east of Swakopmund.

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