Africa

Liberia’s George Weah Set To Dismiss Key Officials.

By Tina S. Mehnpaine – Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, December 12, 2019. Mulbah Morlu – Chairman of Liberia’s ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC). The President of the West African country of Liberia will dismiss key officials within his cabinet, Chairman of Liberia’s ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), Mulbah Morlu has said in a press statement. Mulbah Morlu, while addressing …

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Banjul American International School Throws Fun-Filled Christmas Party!

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Thursday, December 12, 2019. Children at the Banjul American International School pose for a picture at a Christmas party. The Banjul American International School (BAIS), an American-run school founded by a small group of American families has celebrated its Christmas Party in a special way. BAIS was founded in 1984 with support from the US Embassy to offer an …

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Gambia Police Gives Pressure Group Permit To Protest Against President Adama Barrow.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Thursday, December 12, 2019. Adama Barrow – President of The Gambia The police force in The Gambia has officially granted a permit to a pressure group for a planned protest, National Telegraph has confirmed. The movement, ‘Operation Three Years Jotna’, aimed at reminding Gambia’s President Adama Barrow of his long-standing promise to his Coalition members and Gambians, in general, …

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National Telegraph Visits Uganda’s Refugee Settlements. You’ll Like What You Read!

By Sarah Mazirwe – Kampala, Uganda, Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Refugees in the Kiryadongo Settlement received training in Smart Agriculture. Whereas the refugees have been getting tangible humanitarian aid, empowering them has seemed to produce fruits. The refugees are entitled to getting food; beans, posho, cooking oil, and salt every month from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.  The …

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Uganda’s Museveni Speaks Out After Landslides Hit Major Districts.

By Sarah Mazirwe – Kampala, Uganda, Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Yoweri Museveni – President of Uganda President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has attributed landslides and floods to people settling in river banks, wetlands and steep slopes of mountains.  Museveni said the government will be relocating them and those settled in wetlands will be compensated to leave. “These losses, on account …

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Gambia Christian Council Calls For Inclusion Of ‘Secularism’ In Draft Constitution.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Members of The Gambia Christian Council with Gambian President Adama Barrow. Gambia Christian Council has called on the Constitutional Review Commission to look into the newly drafted constitution which clearly states The Gambia is a Sovereign State.  The Bishop of Banjul, Gabriel Mendy stated in a statement, Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at the Christian Council …

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Cameroon: 3-Year-Old Burnt Alive.

By Ken Neba, Yaounde, Cameroon – Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  Family members of 3-year-old burnt alive in deep pain. A three-year-old toddler has been burnt alive in Nlone, a locality in Cameroon’s Moungo Division, Littoral Division, National Telegraph has confirmed. Eyewitnesses say fire attacked a residence at about 6:30 AM, Wednesday, December 11, 2019, belonging to the Wonjo Family of …

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Cameroon: Tenant Puts Landlord Under ‘House Arrest’.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA – Wednesday, December 11, 2019. A National Telegraph stringer captured this picture of a landlord locked up by his tenant in Mbanga in Cameroon’s Littoral Region. A tenant has locked up his landlord in Quarter Ten, in Mbanga, a locality in Cameroon’s Moungo Division, National Telegraph has confirmed. Sources from the country’s Littoral …

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Jailing Of Ambazonia Interim Government Leaders Escalated Violence In Cameroon – Human Rights Watch.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA – Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Sisiku Ayuk Tabe Julius – jailed President of the Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia. Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City, that conducts research and advocacy on human rights says violence in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions has intensified since July …

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