Liberian lawmakers endorse the establishment of the war and economic crimes court+++Mixed reactions after the highest court in South Africa abolishes spanking children+++Indifference in Rwanda after the killing of Hutu militia commander.
Liberia has cracked down on critical media over the past year. At the same time, the government has repealed harsh media laws that saw journalists suffer excessive jail sentences and fines.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has issued stern warnings to insurgents, who recently killed at least 14 people in an area popular with tourist, vowing that he will never allow them to destabilize his country.
Rwandans abroad are summoned to mingle and to meet President Paul Kagame each year. The conference-style Rwanda Day, taking place in Germany on Saturday, is festive but not without an unspoken political undercurrent.
The World Health Organization has said it learned the East African country has one confirmed and two suspected cases of Ebola. The latest outbreak has already spread from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda.
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