September 17

  • Liberia: Abandoning Liberia in Crisis Is Unpatriotic

    New Dawn

    When the second outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease or EVD first hit Liberia in March of this year and started to spread at an alarming rate, many Liberians, especially... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - No Teacher Should Demand Clearance Certificate - FG


    The Incident Manager of the Ebola Emergency Operations Centre (EEOC), Port Harcourt, Dr Faisal Shuaib, has stressed that schools should not ask parents to produce certificates... Read more »

  • Cameroon: Discussing the State of the Nation

    Cameroon Tribune

    The first semester caucus of Regional Governors for this year begins in Yaounde on September 17, 2014. Read more »

  • Cameroon: '31 Clandestine Schools Uncovered in Nw Region' [interview]

    Cameroon Tribune

    Susan Fon, Delegate of Basic Education for the North West Region, explains the circumstances. Read more »

  • Mali: Europe Boosts Humanitarian Aid for Mali [press release]

    PR Newswire

    The European Commission is increasing by €5 million its humanitarian funding in Mali. This will bring new European support to the victims of extreme food insecurity and... Read more »

  • Ghana: NAFAC Planning Committee Inaugurated [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    An 8 member regional planning committee to oversee the affairs of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFAC) celebrations has been inaugurated at Koforidua in the Eastern... Read more »

  • Ghana: 69th Session On United Nations Opens [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The 69TH Session of the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) was officially opened yesterday September 16, 2014 in New York with a call on Member States to strive to ensure that... Read more »

  • Ghana: Deputy Minister Attends School On First Day [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    Hon. Alex Kyremeh, Deputy Minister for Education in-charge of pre-tertiary, and Member of Parliament for Techiman North, has interacted with some basic school pupils in the Ga... Read more »

  • Ghana: Youth Advised to Take Advantage of Opportunities [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Emerging Leaders Africa (ELA), a non Governmental Organisation, Rev. Dr. Anthony Cudjoe has told a section of the youth that opportunities... Read more »

  • Ghana: LEAP to Include Pregnant Women and Infants [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Alexander Ackon, has disclosed that the ministry would be expanding the legibility criteria of the Livelihood... Read more »

  • Ghana: Tam District Observes My First Day At School [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The Member of Parliament (MP) for Twifo Atti-Morkwa Constituency, Hon. Samuel Atto Amoah together with two officials from Ghana Education Service in the District have gone to some... Read more »

  • Cameroon: University of Yaounde I Honours UNESCO Director

    Cameroon Tribune

    Doctor Irina Bokova was conferred with the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa on September 16, 2014 in Yaounde. Read more »

  • South Africa: Operations Room to Assist Families of Lagos Tragedy

    Government has advised relatives of family members involved in the Lagos tragedy to contact the Department of International Relations and Cooperation for assistance. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Between Public Interest, Gains of School Owners

    Daily Independent

    On Monday, September 22, the gates and doors of schools across the country will be thrown open being the official date of resumption as a result of the adjustment of the school... Read more »

  • Ghana: Financial Literacy Week to Commence Soon [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The fourth National Financial Literacy Week which aims to follow through existing policy priorities to improve outreach for the full range of financial services to the Ghanaian... Read more »

  • Liberia: Criminal Justice Group Warns Against VP Arrest


    Innocent Project Africa (INPA), the criminal justice system and judicial "watchdog" of Africa has warned that it will be a serious political miscalculation for anyone to dream of... Read more »

  • Ghana: Private University Students Association of Ghana to Hold Annual Delegates Congress [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The 8th Annual National Delegates Congress of the Private Universities Students Association of Ghana (PUSAG) has been launched in Accra. Read more »

  • Liberia: LAC Gives U.S.$5,000 to Anti-Ebola Campaigners


    In an effort to curtail the rapid spread of the Ebola virus, the Liberia Agriculture Company (LAC) operator in Grand Bassa County has made a donation of anti-Ebola materials to... Read more »

  • Namibia: Salif Keita to Perform At Jazz Festival

    New Era

    Salif Keita, the legendary afro-pop singer and songwriter from Mali, is coming to Namibia in November to perform at the Windhoek Jazz Fstival where he will share the stage with... Read more »

  • Ghana: Pregnant Women and Infants to Benefit From LEAP - Nana Oye Luther [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    Nana Oye Luther, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has revealed that the ministry is expanding the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty ( LEAP)... Read more »

  • Ghana: ACEP Contributes to Debate On State of Ghana's Energy Sector [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    Government has been commended for the development of major policies and legislations such as the Petroleum (Local Content and Local Participation) Regulations (L.I. 2014), Natural... Read more »

  • Liberia: Kofi Woods Speaks


    Former Public Works Minister Atty. Samuel Kofi Woods has called on the government to re-open the National Chronicle Newspaper and halt all further intimidation of the media. Read more »

  • Liberia: UN Reiterates Commitment to Liberia

    New Dawn

    The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, has assured the Government and people of Liberia that the UN remains on the side of... Read more »

  • Liberia: Weah Warns Citizens

    New Dawn

    Liberia's Peace Ambassador, George Weah, has warned citizens against rumors that health workers are spreading the deadly Ebola virus, and rather urged everyone to unite under the... Read more »

  • Liberia: Watch Team Linked to Mob Violence

    New Dawn

    The community watch team in Margibi County has been linked to mob violence, leading to the death of two men in Kakata, Margibi County. Read more »

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