Congo-Kinshasa: We Need Your Help on Illegal Capital Flight, Officials Ask Mbeki

[ECA]Addis Ababa -Top Government officials, heads of Parliament as well as leaders of the civil society and the private sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they are eagerly anticipating the recommendations from a High Level Panel led by South Africa’s former President Thabo Mbeki, to save the country from wanton illegal cash outflows that have cost the country over $54 billion in the last four decades.

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South Africa: The Sex Regulators

[SACSIS]Any sensible person who has seen the film ‘Of Good Report’ will be scoffing at the Film and Publications Board’s effective banning of the film on the grounds of child pornography. The film narrates the descent of its main protagonist, a school teacher, into madness, leading to his murdering three of the four main female characters

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Liberia: ‘Real Truth’ Behind Mass Entrance Exam Failure

[FrontPageAfrica]The stats are astounding. News services all over the world including Time, The Guardian, Huffington Post, BBC, NYPost, announced the astonishing fact that no student out of 25,000 passed the University of Liberia entrance exam. It sounds clich├ęd but it needs to be repeated, our young people are our future

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Central African Republic: Bemba Witness ‘Never Witnessed Crimes’

[Bemba Trial Website]On the concluding day of his testimony, a witness affirmed that he never witnessed any crimes by war crimes accused Jean-Pierre Bemba’s fighters. However, the witness said he heard reports of pillaging by the Congolese troops but not of rape or murder.

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