Ethiopia:Lalibela Monolithic Churches’ Rehabilitation to Start Soon

[Ethiopian Herald] Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s monolithic Rock-Hewn Churches.

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Tunisia:First LGBTQ Radio Station Keeps Playing Despite Threats

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Beirut -Bombarded with death threats, the head of Tunisia’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) online radio station on Wednesday refused to stop his efforts to promote “tolerance” in a country where homosexuality is illegal.

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Nigeria:Panama Papers – More Than $500 Million Recovered By Tax Authorities Worldwide – Nigeria Excluded

[Premium Times] At least $500 million has been recouped by tax authorities across the world after the Panama Papers revelations published in 2016, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, ICIJ, has said.

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Sudan:Draft 2018 Budget ‘Tragic and Catastrophic’ – Analyst

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s draft general budget for 2018 represents “as a siege on citizens’ livelihood as a result of rising prices, high inflation rate, increasing cash mass, and demand for goods and commodities for the privileged segment,” says respected Sudanese economist Prof Sidgi Kaballo.

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