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2012-02-23 04:23:13 'The Web is Very, Very, Very Powerful' [RNW Africa] "I will vote for Wade, of course!" shouts Amadou, a young taxi driver, taking me to my hotel in downtown Dakar. "Wade has worked hard and that's how it works here." We drive past large posters of the various presidential candidates as Amadou points them out: Abdoulaye Wade, Macky Sall, Moustapha Niasse and Ousmane Tanor Dieng.

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Monday, 03-30-15, 15:20Mixed Reactions Over Taylor's Denied Request[Heritage] Several Liberians have given mixed reactions over the denied request of former Liberian President Charles G. Taylor to be transferred from British Jail to Rwanda.
Monday, 03-30-15, 15:10Empowering Trainee Prison Officers to Respond Effectively to Gender-Based Violence[Government of Mauritius] Some 70 Trainee Prison Officers are participating in a two-day Capacity Building Programme to end gender-based violence, organised by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Mauritius Prison Service and aimed at empowering the trainee prison officers to respond effectively to perpetrators of gender-based violence in prisons.
Monday, 03-30-15, 14:46Tri-Partite Deal Nods Ethiopian Dam Plans[EA Business] Khartoum -Egypt, after months of both warm and cold relations with Ethiopia, joined Sudan last week to endorse a new agreement on how to share the Nile waters and endorsed Ethiopia's hydro-power projects writes SAMUEL NABWIISO.
Monday, 03-30-15, 14:43Budget 2015-2016 - Focus On a No Tax Budget[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2015-2016-Mauritius at the Crossroad is focused on a No Tax Budget. The tax year currently on a calendar year basis is being aligned with the new financial year starting from 1st July 2015 to 30th June 2016.
Monday, 03-30-15, 14:43Finding A voice in Ghana- Women Extension Volunteers in the Cocoa Farms[VSO] A young, jobless and single mother of two, Anita Boateng seemed an unlikely community leader. However, community members in her village of Asikasu, in Ghana's Odumase District, recognized in her strong leadership abilities when she became involved in a project aimed at cocoa farmers called Cocoa Life and led by VSO.

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