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Angola: Angolan President Reiterates Openness to Cooperate With Us

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 17:37
[ANGOP] Washington -- Angolan President João Lourenço on Thursday reiterated his country's openness to cooperate with the United States of America in various areas, particularly agriculture.

Liberia: Senate Debates Daft Bill to Legitimize Tuition Free Policy At Public Universities

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The policy, established through an executive order declaring tuition-free education at all public universities and colleges in Liberia, could stand alone as a legacy initiative of President George Weah's Coalition for Democratic Change government only if it is legitimized.

Liberia: Barrolle Getting Mighty Again

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Liberia's second oldest football club, Barrolle, appears to be returning to its glorious days as the Rollers have transformed themselves into a title-chasing side. The Red Boys came from a goal down to defeat LPRC Oilers 3-1 at the Tusa field on Saturday.

Liberia: Lutheran Bishop Urges Global Unity Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The head of the Lutheran Church in Liberia, the Rt. Rev. Dr. G. Victor Padmore has rally Liberia and the world to for a united front to combat sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).

Liberia: While Authorities Debate the Cause of Flooding Desperate Omega Residents Say Lives Are Being Destroyed

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Omega Community, Paynesville -- Rebecca Clarke lifts her bare feet to show sores and rashes that cover them, causing her constant pain. The sores started as flooding picked up in her community here in the last two years. A local health provider told her she must let her feet dry but that's become impossible, according to residents, as dirty water floods the community day after day.

Liberia: Former Chief Justice Accused of Destroying Evidence

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Liberia's Inspector General of Police, Col. Patrick Sudue, testified on Thursday, November 30, 2023, in the ongoing trial of former Chief Justice Gloria Musu Scott, who is charged with the murder of her daughter, Charloe Musu. Col. Sudue revealed that Scott allegedly contaminated and destroyed crucial evidence related to multiple burglary attacks at her residence in Brewerville Township by an unknown assailant.

Liberia: Team Lisa Urges Swift Reinstatement of Legitimate FeJAL Members' Names On the Voters Roll

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The National Campaign Management of Team Lisa is raising alarm over the removal of names of legitimate members of the Female Journalists Association of Liberia (FeJAL) from the preliminary voter's roll, urging the membership committee to rectify this situation promptly.

Liberia: UBA Bank Threatened With Lawsuit in EPS Corruption Scandal As Case Goes to LACC for Further Investigation

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The corruption scandal surrounding the mysterious disappearance of over US$200,000 from a saving account at the United Bank for Africa (UBA)-Liberia intended to improve the wellbeing of agents of the Executive Protection Service (EPS) appears to be far from ending due to the new twist of case which is being investigated by the Liberia National Police (LNP).

Liberia: PYJ Backs Bility for Speakership

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:05
[New Republic] The Political 'godfather' of Nimba County, Senator Prince Y. Johnson has officially declared his fullest support for Nimba County District #7 Representative-elect, Musa Bility's ambition for the Speaker position of the 55th Legislature.

Liberia: ArcelorMittal Liberia Expansion Proposal and Liberia's Economic Future

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 15:05
[New Republic] ArcelorMittal Liberia (AML), a pivotal player in the Liberian economy, stands as a private sector investment leader, that contributes significantly to the nation's economic vitality.

South Africa: Cape Town Port Fully Operational After Delays In Container Offloads

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 14:51
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Operations have returned to normal at the Port of Cape Town after reported delays experienced in the past two weeks.

Zimbabwe: Cholera Outbreak - Kuwadzana Residents Want Council to Deliver Water in Bowsers, Approach High Court

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 14:22
[New Zimbabwe] RESIDENTS in Kuwadzana have approached the High Court seeking an order directing Harare City Council to supply them with water through bowsers after constantly failing to adequately provide it via its pipes.

South Africa: Zimbabweans, Basotho With Exemption Permits Can Stay in South Africa Until 2025

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 13:05
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced that Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) and Lesotho Exemption Permit (LEP) holders may remain in South African until the end of 2025. The change comes after December 31, 2023, was denoted as the expiration of the ZEP programme, which would have affected over 178,000 Zimbabweans.

Uganda: Uganda, Kenya Urged to Lift Visa Restrictions to Boost Tourism

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 12:09
[Nile Post] In a significant push for enhanced tourism collaboration, private sector leaders in the tourism industry from Kenya and Uganda have jointly called for the removal of visa restrictions and the harmonization of industry laws between the two nations.

Uganda: Urgent Call for Affordable Oxygen As Lung Diseases Surge in Uganda

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 12:09
[Nile Post] Health experts at Makerere University Lung Institute have emphasized the pressing need for a reduction in oxygen costs to aid patients battling lung diseases, particularly those facing the silent threat of silicosis.

South Africa: Finance Minister Issues Transnet a U.S.$2 Billion Recovery Plan Bailout

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 11:16
[National Treasury] The Minister of Finance has concurred with the Minister of Public Enterprises to issue Transnet with a R47 billion guarantee facility effective immediately in support of its recovery plan including meeting its immediate debt obligations.

Angola: Biden Hosts Angola's Leader for Talks of Rail Corridor, Energy Security

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 10:58
[VOA] The White House -- U.S. President Joe Biden hosted the president of oil-rich Angola for the first time Thursday, with the leaders focusing on a $1 billion, U.S.-funded rail development that aims to connect the oil-rich nation's ports to the continent's resource-rich interior, and in doing so, perhaps loosen China's hold on the continent.

Guinea Bissau: Midnight Gunfire in Guinea-Bissau Capital Lasts into Morning

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 10:12
[allAfrica] Gunfire that reportedly broke out in Bissau on Thursday night continued into Friday morning with circumstances of the shooting remaining unclear.

Zimbabwe: New Research Shows Urgent Need to Remove Barriers to HIV Prevention and Treatment in Zimbabwe

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 10:02
[Frontline Aids] A new HIV Prevention & Accountability report developed by Frontline AIDS and community partners in Zimbabwe show that while the government is making positive progress in areas of HIV prevention, these are not enough to curb the increasing number of people being infected with HIV each year.

Nigeria: New Research Shows Urgent Need to Remove Barriers to HIV Prevention and Treatment in Nigeria

Fri, 01/12/2023 - 09:58
[Frontline Aids] A new HIV prevention and accountability report developed by Frontline AIDSand community partners, reveals that while the Nigerian government has made important progress in HIV prevention approaches, a lot more progress needs to be made in order to meet its targets.