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UN congratulates Botswana’s decision to decriminalise gay sex

11 June 2019, 9:32 PM

The United Nations Secretary General has joined his High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in warmly welcoming the decision by the High Court of Botswana to decriminalize consensual same-sex relations between adults.

Health workers carry the body of an Ebola victim for burial at a cemetery in Freetown.

Ebola death toll tops 700 in DR Congo

6 April 2019, 1:56 PM

The DRC declared its tenth outbreak of Ebola in 40 years last August in northeastern North Kivu province before it spread into the neighbouring Ituri region.

Sirleaf’s son arrested after probe at Liberia central bank

1 March 2019, 5:30 PM

Two senior figures at Liberia’s Central Bank, one of whom is the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, have been arrested following a probe into reports of missing banknotes, police said Friday.

Liberian central bankers arrested after probe into missing millions

1 March 2019, 5:45 AM

The son of Liberia’s former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was one of two central bank officials detained on Thursday after the release of reports detailing widespread alleged malpractice at the regulator in a currency scandal that has gripped the nation.


Liberia wrestles with poverty and ecology in bid to protect sharks

25 January 2019, 6:22 AM

George Toe reflects on the good old days, when catching a couple of sharks helped fill a fisherman’s pocket and fed a hungry family.



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