UN sanctions for people traffickers in Libya in global first

The UN Security Council has imposed sanctions on six leaders of human trafficking networks operating in Libya - the first time traffickers have been put on an international sanctions list. The blacklisted six are four...

Qatar Scores More Economic Success Notwithstanding Blockade

The Embassy of Qatar in Monrovia has released the following statement on progress that country has made within 12 months after some Arab nations severed diplomatic ties and imposed air, land and sea blockade. On...

Qatar: Acheivements After A Year of Blockade

  The Embassay of Qatar in Monrovia has released the following statement on progress that country has made within 12 months after some Arab nations severed diplomatic ties and imposed air, land and sea blockade. On June...

Crocodile kills Ethiopian pastor

A Protestant pastor who was baptising followers near a lake in southern Ethiopia has been killed by a crocodile, police and residents have told BBC Amharic. About 80 people were being baptised when Pastor Docho...

Congo Fighting Ebola With vaccinations

Officials began vaccinating health workers and others on Monday in Bikoro, where Congo's current Ebola outbreak was first declared at the beginning of May. Congo's Health Minister Oly Ilunga traveled to oversee the Ebola vaccinations...

UK Probes Sex-for-Food Scandal in Liberia, S/Leone, and Guinea

  British MPs probing sexual abuse in the international charity sector are investigating an unpublished UN report from 2001 naming 15 major aid organisations implica ted in a "sex-for-food" scandal, The Times newspaper reported on Tuesday. The...

West African Jurists Recruit New Judges For Community Court

  The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, His Honor Francis S. Korkpor, Sr. attended the ECOWAS Judicial Council meeting held in Lome, Togo from 23-25 May, 2018. The Meeting which was held...

Gambia Raises $1.7 billion From International Community to Finance Economic Plans

  Since taking office and discovering government coffers were largely empty, Adama Barrow’s administration has been sourcing for funds and working to resuscitate the debt-crippled economy of the Gambia. To support the new government, major international...

Trump’s conflicted response to Ebola outbreak in Africa

  The United States is responding to the latest Ebola outbreak in Africa in contradictory ways that show conflicting policy currents within the Trump administration. The White House proposed eliminating $252 million (Sh25.5 billion) in Ebola-containment...

Burundi Signals Readiness to Lift Ban on VOA, BBC Broadcasts

  Burundi said it is ready to lift a six-month ban on VOA and BBC broadcasts, but after it meets with delegations from the two global media outlets.   Burundi’s National Communication Council announced the blackouts three...