Month: September 2017

One dead, 25 protesters injured as rival protests astound Togo

WEST AFRICA – Eye witness report emanating from Togo say a child has been killed and at least 25 people were injured on Wednesday in Togo as thousands of people held rival protests over the unremitting rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, the son of one of Africa’s oldest dictators. Opposing protesters in the Togolese capital, Lomé, pulled several thousand demonstrators a day after the country’s opposition shunned a vote on constitutional reform which would have encompassed a presidential term limit, contending that it was a maneuver to let Faure Gnassingbe stay in power till 2030. Sources say the country’s...

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US will continue aid to Africa, and boost investment despite cuts: Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump meets with African leaders on the sidelines at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York NEW YORK – Amid allegations that the Trump administration has no clear policy position on Africa, US President Donald Trump, Sr informed an assembly of African leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly that the United States remains committed to efforts aimed at bolstering health initiatives on the continent as well as in reassuring investment. The US leader said, “We will continue our partnership on critical health initiatives,” despite his administration’s plans to decrease its foreign...

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“Presidential Transition Act”: What is Senator Conmany Wesseh thinking?

Senator Conmany B. Wesseh Does Liberia really need a “Presidential Transition Act (PTA)? Well, this is the mindset of outgoing Liberian president Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. However, harsh reactions from the Liberian citizenry and international watchers of Liberian nasty political games and manipulations touched the conscience of President Sirleaf, for the first time, to hastily withdraw the proposed ‘act.’ At least, that seems to have buried yet another tactic that would have been at the expense of the Liberian people. Senator Conmany Wesseh of River Gee County thinks otherwise and is vowing to resubmit the so-called PTA ‘act” not...

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Nigerian used to siphon $18 million US dollars from Liberia via fake project

Nigerian (Tony Lawal) who helped robbed Liberia of $18 million received an award from President Sirleaf for no reason Washington, DC/West Africa –As Globe Afrique research and analysis team continues to pursue corruption impact as part of many investigations being conducted throughout Africa, there is reliable information that more non-Liberians have robbed Liberia of millions of dollars with full support and help from well-connected and powerful individuals in the country. Many of the corrupt practices that enriched the non-Liberians in the country were officially organized at the highest level, with top and influential Liberians. These powerful Liberians either brought in...

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Depression (A major depressive disorder)-Symptoms and Causes

Depression is a major health issue and a problem for millions of people around the world.  Chronic depression can lead to serious consequences.  In Africa alone, depression affects millions of families and individuals and yet there is intervention because several, if not most, African nations do not have the professionals to treat people suffering from illness.  Even African countries with trained professionals to treat and handle patients with depressions, the governments in those countries do prioritize not provide support to services aimed at caring for patients with depression. Since depression affects many people irrespective of age, race, social status, gender...

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