China Begins Construction Of The $60 Million Liberian Ministerial Complex

  Chinese and local engineers are busy constructing the Chinese-funded ministerial complex in Liberia. Demolition of the old, incomplete Defense Ministry building on Tubman Boulevard in Congo Town is already underway to make room for the new ministerial structure. Concerns about traffic on the already congested Tubman Boulevard arose, since the building will house up…

State of Emergency Declared in Ethiopia

  Clashes between protesters and security forces resulting in several deaths have forced the government of Ethiopia to declare a state of emergency. The violence follows months of anti-government protests by the Oromos, the country’s largest ethnic group. They claim the government’s attempts to promote development is encroaching on many of their farmlands. While the…