West Africa facing inequality crisis, Oxfam warns

West African governments are planning to “slash and burn” their way out of Covid-19 induced economic loss, a new report from Oxfam says. The development charity says that the policies could bring new levels of inequality. Its report singled out Nigeria as the worst performing West African country when it came to tackling inequality goingContinue reading “West Africa facing inequality crisis, Oxfam warns”

President Weah Calls for Rule of Law, Calm in Guinea.

Monrovia, Liberia – In the wake of an apparent Coup D’etat in neighboring Guinea. The President of Liberia, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah has expressed deep concern about unfolding political development and called on all sides in the ongoing political situation to refrain from violence, uphold the rule of law and ensure calm. The LiberianContinue reading “President Weah Calls for Rule of Law, Calm in Guinea.”

UN Calls for a Halt to Exploitation During the Observance of the Remembering of Slave Trade

On the Ghanaian coast where many of the slaves set off on their journeys of no return, the so-called slave castles are a vivid reminder of the barbarity of the practice. In 1997, UNESCO established 23 August as International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. The day was inspired byContinue reading “UN Calls for a Halt to Exploitation During the Observance of the Remembering of Slave Trade”

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